2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 08, 2021  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HEPR 320 - SUBSTANCE ABUSE & HEALTH CARE PROVDER


Credits: Three
This course will address major issues and trends associated with substance abuse and addiction in the health care provider. Students will study the impact of substance abuse as it relates to the healthcare provider as well as their families, clients, communities, and society. Additional topics will include: identification of the impaired health care provider, the historical development of substance abuse, costs (i.e., personal, familial, societal, economic, etc.) etiological perspectives as well as referral programs, and reengagement into their professional role and treatment. This course will contribute to students awareness of substance abuse as a major issue in healthcare providers.