QUANTUM UNITS EDUCATION: New CEU Courses

NEW QUANTUM LOGOBorderline Personality Disorder: Basic Review
This short course, an update by the National Institute of Mental Health, focuses on the psycological condition called borderline personality disorder. It coveres symptoms, other illnesses that may accompany borderline personality disorder, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatments. 1 CE hr. $3

Drugs of Abuse
This course is intended to give an overview of the most commonly abused drugs. It begins with an explanation of the Controlled Substances Act, how it is used, and the substances listed on the five Schedules. It covers the five classes of drugs regulated by the CSA, including the origin of each drug, its street name(s), information about what it looks like, how it is used, its mental and physical effects, and its legal status. 7 CE hrs. $21

Mental Health Treatment for People with Hepatitis C
This short course addresses the mental health needs of persons with Hepatitis C.
1 CE hr $3

Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers
This course is intended to help employers of healthcare and social services workers establish effective workplace violence prevention programs adapted to their specific worksites. It offers guidelines based on National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) standards that address preventing violence inflicted by patients or clients against staff. It also covers resources available to support design and implementation of such a program. 3 CE hrs $9

Physical Detoxification from Substances
This course highlights specific treatment regimens for specific substances and provides guidance on the medical, nursing, and social services aspects of these treatments. Substances covered are alcohol, benzodiazepines and other sedative- hypnotics, stimulants, inhalants-solvents, nicotine, THC containing drugs, anabolic steroids, and club drugs. It also includes what should be considered for specific populations.It also contains definitions for technical terms related to the topic.
9 CE hrs $27

Treatment for Hepatitis A, B and C
This course is based on a chapter that has been excerpted from Treatment Improvement Protocol Manual #53: Addressing viral Hepatitis in People with Substance Use Disorders. This chapter specifically addresses the treatment recommendations for Hepatitis A, B and C.
1 CE hr $3

Viral Hepatitis: Overview
This course is based on a chapter taken from TIP manual #53: Addressing Virual Hepatitis in People with Substance Use Disorders by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. This chapter covers a basic overview of Viral Hepatitis A, B and C.
1 CE hr $3

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QUANTUM UNITS EDUCATION: New Online CEU Courses

179299_10150385872490363_346167810362_16956497_1031291_nClinical Drug Testing in Primary Care
This course provides information that clinical practitioners need when deciding whether to introduce drug testing in their practices. It offers guidance on implementing drug testing, and describes some of the ways that drug testing can contribute to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients seen in primary care. It also covers the management of the treatment of chronic pain, and the identification and treatment of substance use disorders. 10 CEU hrs. $30

Mental Health Medications Update 2012
This course, an update from our earler course, gives a brief overview of how psychotherapeutic medications are used as treatment for mental illnesses. It covers specific medications for treating schizophrenia, depression, biploar disorder, anxiety disorders, and ADHD. In addition to describing each type of mental disorder and the effect medications have on it, the course gives information on side effects of the medications listed, directions for taking the medications, and FDA warnings where appropriate. 3 CEU hrs. $9

Injury Prevention and Elderly Care
This course provides guidelines for nursing home employers to help reduce the number and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in their facilities. The recommendations in these guidelines are based on a review of existing practices and programs, State OSHA programs, as well as available scientific information, and comments received from representatives of trade and professional associations, labor organizations, the medical community, individual firms, and other interested parties. OSHA hopes that employers with similar work environments will find these guidelines applicable such as assisted living centers, homes for the disabled, homes for the aged, and hospitals, as well as nursing homes. 3 CEU hrs $9

Older Adults and Depression
This course describes what an evidence-based practice (EBP) for treating older adults with depression is. It also presents factors to consider when choosing an EBP; identifies which EBPs are available for older adults with depression; and describes the available training resources. These interventions are more likely to reduce depressive symptoms in older adults than other interventions when implemented correctly. EBPs covered include psychotherapy interventions, antidepressant medications, multidisciplinary geriatric outreach services, and collaborative and integrated mental and physical health care. 10 CEU hrs $30

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Quantum Now Accepting CEU Financial Aid Scholarship Applications

Quantum Accepting ScholarshipsIn an effort to assist participants with their continuing education requirements, Quantum Units Education will be awarding 5 participants CEU financial aid scholarship awards of 20 CE hours each. Applications will be based upon financial need in the following priority:

1) Unemployed Single Parents
2) Unemployed  
3) Low Income, Employed

We will accept applications online only during the months of April and November of every year. 5 Awards will be granted in May and again in December. 20 CE hours will be credited to an online account in the participant’s name with no expiration on when the hours are to be used.

For more information on applying visit Quantum Units Education

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Quantums YouTube PageIntroduction to Continuing Education

This is an introduction to our two continuing education programs – online and homestudy – that specialize in mental health, addiction and general health.

 

How To Set Up A CEU Incentive Plan

Are you looking for a way to incentivize attendance by licensed professionals to an event your organization is sponsoring? Free CEU hours are an EXCELLENT way to accomplish this. You purchase the discount CEU hours plan and we break down the hours for you.

 

How to Take an Online Continuing Education Course

This short video describes how to take an online ceu course in 3 easy steps. Quantum Units Education is a national provider of online and home study continuing education courses.

 

Registering for a CEU Account

How to Register for an Online CEU Account and Why you should.

 

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Quantum Units Education Newsletter

Quantum LogoNew Online CE Courses:

Communicating with Alzheimer’s
1 CEU Hour: $3
End of Life Care
4 CEU Hours: $12

Website Changes:

Homestudy Courses: When ordering a homestudy course you will now have the option when checking out to have the testing material ’emailed’ or sent by‘U.S. mail’. The emailed option will save you time when taking a homestudy course. You will still need to obtain a copy of the textbook.
Online Courses: We have redesigned the layout for our online courses. However, the process for taking an online course has not changed.

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