Physical Detoxification Services for Withdrawal From Specific Substances (TIP 45, Chapter 4)

Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment (TIP 45)

About the Course:

Physical Detoxification Services for Withdrawal From Specific Substances (TIP 45, Chapter 4): Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment highlights specific treatment regimens for multiple classifications of substance abuse, which include physical detoxification for withdrawal from alcohol, opiates, benzodiazepines and other sedative hypnotics, stimulants, inhalants/solvents, nicotine, marijuana and other drugs containing THC, anabolic steroids, and an integrated approach for management of polydrug abuse. In addition, this chapter provides guidance on the medical, nursing, and social services aspects of these treatments. Considerations for specific populations is also explored.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about physical detoxification services for withdrawal from most classifications of substance abuse. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the psychosocial and biomedical screening and assessment process that may occur after initial contact as an individual undergoes detoxification.

  2. Describe the physical services for withdrawal from the different classifications of substance abuse.

  3. Explain the integrated approach to management of polydrug abuse and acknowledge the alternative approaches to detoxification with consideration to the special populations.

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Course Number: 102026
Total Credit Hours: 10cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 9.25cr
Exam Fee: $69.70
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Format: Online
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