Older Adults and Addiction

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Date

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Place

ZOOM Platform

Cost: $35

 

3 Clock Hours

CASAC Renewal     CPP Section 1       CPS Section 1

 

Content: This workshop will analyze the unique factors, concerns, and needs related to substance use disorders in the older adult population (55+). Substance use disorder statistics for this growing population will be presented. Prescription medications as well as OTC drugs will be discussed. We will compare symptoms of aging, polypharmacy, and addiction. We will discuss alcoholic dementia as well as other alcohol related neurological disorders. Special considerations regarding treatment programs and tips for caregivers will be provided.

 

Click below to download training flyer:

Learning Wednesdays (September 2020)

Additional Information:
• Link to training will be e-mailed upon successful registration 24 hours prior to training.
• PDF of handouts will be e-mailed 24 hours prior to training.
• Quiz and Evaluation form will be provided at the end of the training.
• Certificate will be issued upon receipt of passing quiz (70% or higher) and completed evaluation.

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