Understanding Stimulants, including Methamphetamine, Cocaine, and Prescription Stimulants
(Stimulants + ZOOM)


Understanding Stimulants, Including Methamphetamine, Cocaine and Prescription Stimulants

Nurses, Counselors, and other interested Health Professionals

• This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to understanding stimulants, including methamphetamine, cocaine and prescription stimulants for the counselor, nurse, or other professional
• This course directly relates to the domains of assessment, counseling, case management, client education, and professional responsibility, with a specific substance abuse focus.

OBJECTIVES: (Behavioral Terminology)
Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify:
1. Major classes of Stimulants, including methamphetamine, cocaine and prescription stimulants.
2. Signs and symptoms of stimulant dependence and withdrawal disorders;
3. Health consequences of stimulant use and withdrawal;
4. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism, and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual;
5. The underlying neurobiology of stimulant dependence and withdrawal disorders, as applies to professional self-care and the provision of care for chemically- impaired individuals;
6. Evidence based interventions that can be applied in private and professional settings.
PAHA Live-Streaming Course Schedule         + ZOOM                                     Course Updated 10/2020