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Addiction Medicine

$79.99 per year



Welcome to the Addiction Medicine Course

In this course we will cover all the basics of addiction.  From what is addiction, to alcohol, opioids and stimulants addiction to motivational interviewing and change.  Dr. Cheng, a board-certified addiction medicine specialist, will discuss these topics using real life case scenarios.  In this course you will learn how the patients present, how you are able to diagnose them, and how to treat according to the latest guidelines.  By the end of this course, you should be familiar with all the common addiction cases that you face in your practice on a daily basis.

Videos:  6

Course duration: 2.24 hours ( 2 hours and 24 minutes)

CME: 2.5

Topics covered in this course:

What is addiction?

Pathophysiology of addiction

Stages of addiction

Development of addiction and continuum

Difference between substance use and disorder

Cannabis withdrawal

Cannabis ingredients

Effects of cannabis and physiology

Treatment of cannabis use disorder

Alcohol withdrawal

Labs to evaluate

Thiamine in alcohol use

Withdrawal symptoms

Inpatient detox

Phenobarbital and ativan

Outpatient detox

Derlirium tremens

Opioid use disorder

Opiates vs opioids


Opiates withdrawal



Stimulants abuse

Stimulants pathophysiology

Common stimulants

Mania and psychosis

Motivational interviewing

Principles of MI and change

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