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Solvent Abuse

Solvent Abuse

Course author: Dana Bartlett, RN, MA, MSN
Contact Hours: 1.5
Price: $4.49
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Price includes all materials and certificate of completion.

Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
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Course Description
This continuing education course for nurses covers solvent abuse. Solvent abuse is the deliberate inhalation of the vapors from volatile organic compounds for the purposes of altering consciousness. Solvent abuse - also called inhalant abuse or volatile substance abuse - is widespread, dangerous, and chronic abusers often develop irreversible physical and psychiatric damage.

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Commonly Abused Products and Their Solvents
  • Pharmacology
  • Diagnosing Solvent Abuse
  • Clinical Effects
  • Acute
  • Clinical Effects
  • Chronic
  • Caring for an Individual Who Abuses Solvents
NurseCe4Less is ANCC approved
NurseCe4Less is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC)


The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names are used in courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

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