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Heroin Is Not Chic - CE176-60
Heroin Is Not Chic
The Epidemic Continues

CE176-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Kathleen H. Miller, RN, EdD, ANP and Margaret H. Christensen, RN, PhD and Carol A. Patsdaughter, RN, PhD, ACRN and Joanne Cole, RN
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Objectives:
The goal of this continuing education program is to help nurses identify and care for patients who are heroin users. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
  • Describe three behaviors exhibited by patients who experience physical and psychological dependence on heroin.
  • List signs and symptoms manifested by patients with heroin overdose and with heroin withdrawal.
  • Identify two treatment modalities each for heroin dependency, overdose and withdrawal.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/30/2014

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