Contemporary Issues and Trends in Addiction

This course provides a seminar in which students explore issues of prevention and treatment of addictive behaviors. The role of the advanced practice nurse in primary care or private practice will be addressed. Problems specific to selective populations will be discussed as well as issues for the impaired professional. Social costs, the medicalization and/or decriminalization of drug usage, stigma, and pain management will be explored.

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