Understanding Addiction - Online Program with free certification by Harvard Medical School

The Harvard Medical School has launched a number of training programs useful for practitioners of Psychiatry and Psychology. One such training program is Understanding Addiction. It has a FREE certification (with AMA credits for limited time, if that is important for you!)

Estimated time of completion: 8-10 hours

Aimed at addressing this overwhelming educational need, the Collaborative Education in Substance Abuse (CESA) program is as an innovative online educational initiative that addresses substance substance use disorders, including, opioid use disorders (OUD) and will provide comprehensive information on defining the difference between physical dependence versus opioid use disorder, analyze societal stigmas regarding opioid use disorders. Other topics will include: Motivational interviewing, buprenorphine use for OUD treatment and strategies to monitor and treat special populations.

This course is intended for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians, social workers, and other health care providers collaborating to treat patients with substance use disorders.

The process is simple:
  1. Register at the CME site (see below)
  2. Learn: By watching the recorded lesson videos
  3. Get Certified: Follow the link to take the post-training evaluation for certification.

Note: If there's an error, or you would prefer to view directly on the Harvard site, or you want to learn more about the activity and accreditation - here's the link!
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