Heroin Epidemic Update
The purpose of this course is to review the effects of heroin on the body, risk factors, diagnosis, emergency management, and treatment options.

Course Publication Date: September 11, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Heather Frommeyer BSN, RN
Course No:HE091119
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss risk factors for heroin use
  • List five signs of heroin use
  • Discuss drug testing in heroin users
  • List and describe 2 medications that may be used for overdose and/or therapy
  • Explain withdrawal symptoms
  • List three different street names for heroin
  • Discuss how heroin works in the brain


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