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Substance Use And Addiction Disorders: Patient Health History, Evaluation, And Diagnosis

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 3.5 hours
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Course Summary

Unique challenges exist for individuals with a substance use and addiction disorder. Individuals with multiple substance use disorders and cross addictions are expected to have a higher degree of physical symptoms from substances consumed and longer period of time of detoxification. A personalized detoxification treatment plan is needed for individuals diagnosed with a substance use disorder according to their unique medical, psychiatric, and substance use history. This second course in a four part series covers Patient Health History, Evaluation, And Diagnosis.

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Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Assessment Of A Substance Use Disorder
  • The Diagnostic Interview
  • Patient And Provider Relationship
  • Comprehensive Health History
  • Evaluation Of Multiple Substance Use And Cross Addition
  • Mental Illness And Substance Use
  • Summary


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