Basics of Pharmacology and Opioids

This course will explore the pharmacology of opioids. The presenter will cover how opioid addiction impacts major brain regions and the acute and chronic symptoms associated with opioid use. Specific features of opioid dependence and withdrawal will be discussed specifically symptoms that occur when a person is discontinuing their use. By the end of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Define addiction and how it impacts regions of the brain. 2. Describe the acute and chronic effects of opioid use and withdrawal. 1.5 Hour Certificate of Completion Available

June 15, 2020
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