Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities

Bridging the gap between rural and urban behavioral health services involves addressing many complex barriers and developing creative solutions to complex challenges that are often unique to rural areas.  This CEU course looks at common acceptability, availability, and accessibility barriers to mental and substance use disorder treatment and services in rural communities and presents ways telehealth can help surmount some of these barriers.

Substance Abuse Treatment and LGBT Cultural Competence

As lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals become more accepted and visible, they are seeking culturally sensitive, if not culturally specific, substance abuse treatment services.  This CE course discusses administrative policies and procedures for serving LGBT clients, training and educational issues related to serving LGBT clients, and how to monitor and assess efforts to improve quality.

Scabies Protocol in Prison Populations

This CEU course provides recommended procedures for detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of scabies in the correctional setting.

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit (Updated)

Opioid overdose continues to be a major public health problem in the United States.  This CEU course discusses the essential steps for first responders and provides information for prescribers, patients, and family members.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Sexual Violence: Strengthening the Medico-Legal Response

Medico-legal evidence is at the intersection of medical and justice processes.  This CEU course addresses key knowledge gaps within and between sectors, to help support service provision and coordination in low-resource settings.

Management of Foodborne Illness and Malnutrition in Prison Populations

This CEU course provides recommendations for the identification and management of foodborne illness outbreaks among prison populations and for the assessment and nutritional augmentation of inmates who are in a malnourished state.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Synthetic Drug Assessment: Amphetamine and New Psychoactive Substances

Given the fast-paced nature of the New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) market, there is a continued need for analysis of the scope and magnitude of the global synthetic drugs problem based on forensic and scientific data and qualitative information.  This CEU course aims to provide an improved understanding of the problem based on scientific evidence and experiences that show the complex interplay between the demand for and the supply of Amphetamine-Type Stimulants (ATS) in different contexts.

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a serious preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans and occurs across the lifespan.  This CE course discusses strategies based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their focus on prevention activities with the greatest potential to prevent IPV and its consequences across the lifespan.

Detoxification of Chemically Dependent Inmates

This CEU course provides recommended standards for the medical management of withdrawal from addictive substances for federal inmates.

Effects of Disasters on People of Low Socioeconomic Status

Being of low socioeconomic status (SES), in the United States and around the world, may affect how people understand disaster risk, prepare for disasters, and respond to warnings and evacuation orders.  This CEU course focuses on how people in poverty, with low income, and low SES experience disasters by exploring the differences in risk perception and disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

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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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