Registration: Benzodiazepine Dependence & Use Disorder - Online Video

Location: Online
Presenter: Candy Stockton-Joreteg, MD, FASAM

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this online course, participants should be able to:

  1. Distinguish between benzodiazepine dependence and benzodiazepine use disorder
  2. Appropriately use diagnostic criteria for benzodiazepine use disorders
  3. Be familiar with the pharmacology of benzodiazepines 
  4. Understand risk factors for developing benzodiazepine use disorder
  5. Describe benzodiazepine withdrawal
  6. List common treatment options including the Ashton method for tapering
  7. Understand how other substances, including opioids, interact with benzodiazepines 
  8. Respond to common liability concerns with appropriate documentation
  9. Understand the risks associated with MAT Treatment and benzodiazepines
Continuing Education Units: 3 CEUs
This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations:
  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

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