Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Women Who Inject Drugs: Risks, Experiences, and Needs

Women who inject drugs have substantially different needs and face higher risks of disease and violence than do men who inject drugs.  This CE course seeks to illuminate the many reasons a focus on drug-injecting women is important, including their significantly higher mortality rates, increased likelihood of facing injecting-related problems, faster progression from first use to dependence, higher rates of HIV, increased risky injection and/or sexual risk behaviors.

Prevention of Youth Violence and Risk Associated Behaviors

Youth violence is a significant public health problem that affects thousands of young people each day, and in turn, their families, schools, and communities.  This CEU course includes programs, practices, and policies with evidence of impact on youth violence victimization, perpetration, and risk or protective factors for youth violence.

Pharmacological Management of Schizophrenia

This CEU course provides recommendations for treatment of inmates in federal facilities who are diagnosed with chronic psychotic disorders.

Child Welfare and Human Trafficking

Often, the lack of stability in a child’s living situation, physical distance from friends and family, and emotional vulnerability put them at risk for traffickers who are actively seeking children and teens to exploit.  This CEU course provides a broad overview of the crossover between the child welfare field and the work currently being done to prevent and respond to human trafficking of children and youth in the United States.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Opioids are commonly prescribed for pain.  This CEU course provides recommendations that address when to initiate or continue opioids for chronic pain, assesses risk and harm of opioid use, and opioid selection, dosage, duration, follow-up, and discontinuation.

Breastfeeding Basics: Benefits, Support, Tips, and Concerns

Breastfeeding helps to establish a secure and loving relationship between the mother and her infant and offers many other positive benefits.  This CEU course provides information on the benefits of breastfeeding, factors affecting the decision to initiate or continue breastfeeding, methods to support breastfeeding mothers, practical breastfeeding techniques and tips, planning for time away from the infant, common concerns, and use of cigarettes, alcohol, other drugs, and certain beverages while breastfeeding.

Management of HIV Infection in Prison Populations

This CEU course provides guidance on the screening, evaluation, and treatment of federal inmates with HIV infection, with a focus on primary care.

Preventing Suicide

Suicide is highly prevalent and presents a major challenge to public health in the United States and worldwide.  This CEU course provides strategies for preventing the risk of suicide in the first place as well as approaches to lessen the immediate and long-term harms of suicidal behavior for individuals, families, communities, and society.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Human Trafficking Prevention

The global anti-trafficking movement is now well into its second decade.  This CEU course focuses on the positive developments and continued challenges of preventing trafficking, and it considers how governments and the broader anti-trafficking community can effectively ensure that those who are vulnerable to human trafficking have the tools and opportunities to avert the risks of exploitation.

Breastfeeding Overview

Although breastfeeding is a natural process, many moms need help.  This CEU course covers the importance of breastfeeding, along with learning how and common challenges of breastfeeding.

Antimicrobial Guidelines for Prison Populations

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing problem in the healthcare and community setting – leading to increased morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs.  This CEU course provides guidance on the appropriate use of antimicrobials, provides recommendations and standards for the medical management of inmates receiving antimicrobial therapy, and outlines the Federal Bureau of Prisons Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.

Suicide Prevention Protocols for Juvenile Justice Youth

Youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system, especially those in residential facilities, have higher rates of suicide than their non-system-involved peers.  This short CEU course provides guidance on developing and implementing comprehensive suicide prevention policies within juvenile correction facilities.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Preventing Suicide Through Improved Collaboration for Juvenile Justice Youth

This short CEU course provides recommendations for systems and practitioners in juvenile justice, law enforcement, mental health, substance abuse, child welfare, and education to work collaboratively to successfully prevent suicide.

Neurobiology of Childhood Maltreatment

Childhood maltreatment represents a significant risk factor for psychopathology.  This advanced CE course provides the neuroendocrine findings for the association between maltreatment and atypical development of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis stress response.

Management of Bipolar Disorders in Prison Populations

This CEU course provides the most current Federal Bureau of Prisons recommendations for the management of bipolar disorders in the federal inmate population.

Screening and Assessment for Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

This CE course describes screening and assessment procedures and important considerations that might be made during and shortly after admission to an OTP, as well as assessment techniques and considerations that are important to ongoing medication assisted treatment (MAT).

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Prevention and Management of Wounds in Prison Populations

This CEU course provides guidance on the prevention and treatment of common types of wounds, including pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, venous insufficiency ulcers, and arterial insufficiency ulcers.  The focus of this course is to optimize treatment outcomes in the correctional environment.

Impact of Anxiety on Cognition

Anxiety disorders constitute a sizable worldwide health burden with profound social and economic consequences.  This advanced CE course examines the interaction between anxiety and cognition focusing on the translational threat of unpredictable shock paradigm.

Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women

The prevalence of prescription opioid and heroin use among women is substantial.  In order to examine the prevention, treatment, and recovery issues for women who misuse, have use disorders, and/or overdose on opioids, this CEU course explores what is currently known about the opioid epidemic and describes promising practices for addressing opioid use disorder prevention and treatment for women.

Responding to Grief and Trauma After A Suicide

It is well established that exposure to death by suicide can be a significant risk factor for the development of many negative consequences in the bereaved, including an increased risk of suicide.  This CE course provides a unified, far-reaching blueprint for the development of suicide postvention at all levels of U.S. society, with the overarching goal of reducing deleterious effects of exposure to suicide and facilitate the process of healing from a suicide loss.

Cannabis Use for Cancer Patients

This short CEU course provides an overview of the use of Cannabis and its components as a treatment for people with cancer-related symptoms caused by the disease itself or its treatments.

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