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

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: Discontinued CEU Courses

Due to the age of the material, the following courses will be removed from the Quantum library on 6/2/2017. After this date you will be unable to take these courses for CE Credit.

Use our discount code of CEUs4You and receive 10% off our discontinuing courses.

1. HIPAA Privacy Rule
2. Substance Abuse Counseling Modalities
3. Legal: American Disabilities Act
4. Opioid Overdose Toolkit for First Responders and Treatment Providers

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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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Skills for Psychological Recovery Following Disaster and Trauma

Individuals affected by a disaster or traumatic incident, whether survivors, witnesses, or responders to such events, may struggle with or face new challenges in the weeks and months following the event.  This CE course is designed to help survivors gain skills to reduce ongoing distress and effectively cope with post-disaster stresses and adversities.

Psychotherapeutic Medication Guidelines for Adults

This CE course provides evidence-based recommendations for prescribing psychotherapeutic medication to treat severe mental illness, specifically bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia, and to inform and support health care professionals in making treatment decisions that maximize benefit and minimize harm to patients.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Parity

This CEU course provides background on key developments in parity, explains what MHPAEA and the ACA require, discusses the impact of recent parity policy changes, and offers an overview of enforcement activities.  Also included are recommendations offered by the Task Force to advance parity in mental health and substance use disorder health benefits.

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