Addiction, Autonomy, and Informed Consent: On and Off the Garden Path (DA2300)

Author(s): Newsletter

Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Specific , NAADAC, RNs

Credit Hours: 2

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

This course is the Neil Levy Ph.D. and the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy Inc for Addiction, Autonomy, and Informed Consent practical guidelines. These guidelines are intended to examine the capacity of people with addiction disorders for participation in treatment programs and their ability to provide informed consent.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Addiction, Autonomy, and Informed Consent: On and Off the Garden Path, created by Neil Levy Ph.D. in 2015.

Click here to access the article.

Course Objectives

  1. Comprehension of various forms of addiction and explore the concept of addicts who are able to make informed decisions.

  2. Examine the difficulties addicts face on a daily basis and formulate supportive person-centered interventions.

  3. Recognize clients are all unique and present individual healthy lifestyle barriers (e.g., homelessness, no family support, irregular income)

  4. Maximize implementation of effective addiction treatment programs and follow-up therapies.

  5. Monitor to encourage patient progress and adjust treatment or goals as necessary.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction

  2. Conclusion

  3. Notes

  4. Acknowledgements

  5. References

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