Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses Announced

New! Antibiotic Resistance Threats

CEU Course Description

This CE course covers bacteria causing severe human infections and the antibiotics used to treat those infections.  Information on current CDC initiatives and what can be done to combat this growing threat are discussed.  Summaries of each of the bacteria are provided in this course, as well as how to manage infections and implications for public health.  Details about what groups such as states, communities, doctors, nurses, patients, and CDC can do to combat antibiotic resistance is also examined.

New! Cultural Strategies to Enhance Participation of Hispanics in Family Strengthening Programs

CEU Course Description

This CE course describes the adaptations and refinements undertaken by grantees to make their services more culturally responsive.  The adaptations include addressing issues of language, diversity, racism, and immigration, and incorporating cultural constructs like familismo, confianza, personalismo, and respeto.  Improvements to recruitment, retention, overall participation, and effectiveness of important interventions comes from making appropriate program adaptations by addressing backgrounds and life circumstances of people of different cultural, racial, ethnic, or socio-economic backgrounds as addressed throughout this course.

New! Family Reunification – What the Evidence Shows

CEU Course Description

This CE course examines family reunification by reviewing the following strategies: family reunification in different States as determined by the Child and Family Services; family reunification as discussed in other literature sources; and examples of successes from the field.

New! Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans

CEU Course Description

This CE course introduces some of the problems facing Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and can help healthcare and social service professionals understand these veterans’ needs.  Topics relating to returning OEF and OIF veterans will look at: behavioral health issues; substance abuse; mental disorders; and the roles of primary care, behavioral health, and social service providers.

New! Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Use Disorders

CEU Course Description

This CE course presents the signs and symptoms of borderline personality disorder, with or without a co-occurring substance use disorder, alerts professionals to the importance of monitoring clients with borderline personality disorder for self-harm and suicidal behavior, and encourages professionals to refer such clients for appropriate treatment.

New! Opioid Safety Guidelines

CEU Course Description

This CE course discusses the safety guidelines for chronic opioid therapy (COT) for patients with chronic non-cancer pain by examining: prescribing; management of patients with COT; tapering and discontinuation; treatment of withdrawal symptoms; and referral criteria.

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Will Savage

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