$15.00

i 2.25 Hours

Course Overview

The most common drugs of abuse include hallucinogens, opioids, stimulants, sedatives, inhalants, and anabolic steroids. Healthcare professionals should know how to recognize and treat patients who have consumed these substances. This course will discuss the prevalence of these drugs, their mechanisms of action, their effects on the body, and identification and treatment of patients.

About the Course Author

Tatiana Attipoe, PharmD, received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Howard University School of Pharmacy in Washington, D.C. She is a working pharmacist who is the project coordinator for Sisters for Health, Inc. and is certified in medication therapy management. Tatiana Attipoe, PharmD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    2.25HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Type Activity: Knowledge
    Target Audience Designation: P
    ACPE Universal Activity Number: JA4008266-0000-21-119-H04-P
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    2.25HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Type Activity: Knowledge
    Target Audience Designation: T
    ACPE Universal Activity Number: JA4008266-0000-21-119-H04-T


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-PHARM119
  • Hours:

    2.25
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-11-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-09-06
  • Learning Objectives:

    Identify the most common adverse effects of toxicity from drugs used for recreational purposes. ; List recreational drugs that are most commonly abused in the United States.; Review the available management strategies for toxicity of drugs discussed in this course.
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Pharmacists; Pharmacy Technicians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.