Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction: Pharmacology of Buprenorphine, TIP #40

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About the Course:

Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the treatment of Opioid Addiction provides an overview of opioid addiction in the United States including traditional approaches to treatment and an introduction to buprenorphine as an opioid treatment. It reviews the general pharmacology of opioid agonists and antagonist, as well as the opioid partial agonist properties of buprenorphine. This course covers Chapters 1 and 2 only.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

TIP 40, 2004

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially physicians who seek knowledge about the use of buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid addiction. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the practical guidelines for physicians in treating opioid addiction.

  2. Describe pharmacotherapy treatment options for opioid addiction.

  3. Explain the pharmacology of buprenorphine.

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Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Number 101154
3 credit hours
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