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Course Overview

Rates of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use remain an issue for the U.S. population. The long-term health effects of such use, especially in women, can be detrimental if not addressed. Healthcare providers are best qualified to assess, treat, and refer women with known risk factors for substance abuse or substance use disorder (SUD).

About the Course Author

Ms. Workman is an Instructional Designer at Relias. She has a Master of Arts in Technology and Communication, as well as graduate certificates in Public Health, Epidemiology, and Digital Communications. Ms. Workman has a background in writing and designing online continuing medical education for physicians and other health professionals on multiple educational platforms, including web-based, game-based, and immersive learning environments. She has also used simulation training extensively to connect learning to real-world environments. Kimberly Workman, MA discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests with: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee; Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor.
Sean Kennard is an Air Force veteran with 10 years of active-duty service plus clinical experience in various mental health settings. Sean was educated and trained In Virginia as a Registered Nurse, where he practiced pediatric behavioral health nursing at Cumberland Hospital for Children and Adolescents in New Kent. He earned his Associate’s Degree in Nursing from ECPI University and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Governors University. Sean is a former Program Director of a Senior Behavioral Health Unit and currently coaches licensure exam strategies to nursing graduates. His clinical skillset is in behavioral health across the lifespan, including behavioral case management and geropsychiatric nursing. He most recently worked as a Forensic Psych Nurse at Central State Hospital in Georgia during the onset of the pandemic before contracting with Relias as a Behavioral Health Subject Matter Expert Technical Writer. Sean Kennard BSN, RN 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 (9 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

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    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.

    Nurses will receive 0.5 Nursing Contact Hours after successfully completing this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

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    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

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    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    Kentucky Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290) Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.

  • Mississippi Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    Mississippi Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • North Dakota Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    North Dakota Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-SUBAW
  • Hours:

    0.50
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2021-11-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2024-10-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define the associated disorders and developmental stages of substance use disorder in women.; Identify three consequences of substance use disorder in women.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Addressing Substance Use Disorder
    The Current State of Substance Use Disorder 
    Associated Disorders
    Stages and Consequences
    Section 3: Treating SUD
    Components of Treatment
    SUD Treatment for Women
    Healthcare Implications
    Section 4: Clinical Vignette
    Section 5: Conclusion
    Course Summary
    Course Contributors
    Resources
    References
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Physicians; 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.