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Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders - CE155-60
Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders
A Clinical Challenge

CE155-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Donna Taylor Miller, RN, MSN, CNS and Joan Calandra, RN, PhD and Tara Trinrud Augustine, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC
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This course will be updated in 2014. This version of this course will be discontinued on February 1, 2014. Please plan to complete the course before that day if you wish to earn continuing education credit.
The goal of this program is to provide nurses with current information on co-occurring mental and substance use disorders to effectively care for this often misunderstood patient population. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
  • Define co-occurring disorders and identify at least three examples of co-occurring mental and substance use disorders.
  • Identify four principles of medication management in patients with co-occurring disorders.
  • Describe the role of nursing in clinical management of patients and the importance of the therapeutic relationship in the treatment of co-occurring disorders.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 2/1/2014

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