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Drug Overview: Heroin is a Course

Drug Overview: Heroin

Self-paced
1 credit

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Full course description

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About the Training

Prevention Insights welcomes you to complete a self- study course of the substance of heroin. This educational course has been designed for professional and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the classification of heroin, its legal status and terminology
  • Explain the production and manufacturing of heroin
  • Name the types of heroin
  • Describe the history of heroin use
  • List the methods of use
  • Recognize the cycle of use including effects on the body and brain
  • Define dependence and its contributing factors
  • Identify treatment options for heroin addiction
  • Characterize components of recovery
  • Specify national and state data trends related to heroin
  • Provide insight to their professional field regarding the substance

CEU Certificate

In order to receive a certificate of completion with Continuing Education Units (CEUs), you must enroll the course. Also, you must score 80% or higher on the end of course assessment. This course is not for credit with Indiana University.
The enrollment cost includes the certificate of completion with a Continuing Education Unit (CEU). If you do not need a CEU, you can enroll in the same free course in the Prevention Insights Training Portal.

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Length: 1 hours

 

Department
Prevention Insights

 

Credit: 1 CEU

 

Audience: professionals and students in health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health