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

Suicide Prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

Suicide is a significant public health problem in the United States, with the rates of suicide within some populations being particularly high.  This CEU course provides information about suicide clusters and responses in tribal communities; strength-based approaches to prevention, response, and recovery; existing and needed resources for prevention, response and recovery; and recommendations for tribal communities, and partners.

Anxiety Disorders and Developmental Attachment

Anxiety disorders represent a common but often debilitating form of psychopathology in both children and adults.  This advanced CEU course presents a model of the influence of attachment relationships on the development of stress regulation strategies and discusses the role those relationships play in the development and maintenance of anxiety disorders, particularly the neurobiological alterations that underpin them.

Health Consequences of Tobacco

The epidemic of smoking-caused disease in the twentieth century ranks among the greatest public health catastrophes.  This CEU course provides data on the numerous health effects resulting from smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke, and details public health trends in tobacco use.  Strategies and effective interventions with the potential to eradicate the death and disease caused by the tobacco epidemic are also examined.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

HIV AIDS Clinical Care Treatment

This CEU course provides health care professionals working with the HIV-infected population information on antiretroviral therapy; reducing perinatal HIV transmission; care of HIV-infected pregnant women; health care of HIV-infected women through the life cycle; palliative care and HIV; and adherence.

Ecological, Biological, and Developmental Studies of Self-Regulation and Stress

Severe childhood stress appears to have lasting effects, with self-regulation-related difficulties seen into adulthood.  This CE course provides clarity on how stress may impact the development of self-regulation by operationalizing stress and self-regulation; discussing different perspectives of how stress and self-regulation interact and influence each other; and identifying and addressing important questions in scientific literature with a methodical and comprehensive empirical review of human and nonhuman studies of stress and self-regulation.

Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Centers

As a focus point for the community, senior centers connect older adults with a range of critical services and programs, including meals and nutrition programs, transportation services, health and wellness programs, and social and recreational activities.  Therefore, these centers play an important role in promoting emotional health among older adults and increasing the factors that may protect them from suicide.  This CEU course provides an overview of suicide among older adults and how to help address this important problem.  In addition, this course discusses key strategies that can be used to promote emotional well-being and prevent suicide among older adults and describes recommended steps for carrying out each strategy.

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