QUANTUM UNITS EDUCATION: New CE Courses

Quantum Units EducationNew! Alcohol and Drug Competencies for Ministers and Other Clergy

3 CE hrs. $9
CE Course Description
This course is intended to help clergy best address problems of alcohol and drug dependence on those in their sphere of influence. It covers the basic facts about alcohol and drug dependence and their impact on the individual and family members.

New! CPR Guidelines

5 CE hrs. $15
CE Course Description
This course summarizes key issues and changes in the 2010 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). Its focus is on resuscitation science and new recommendations to the CPR guidelines that are most important or controversial, or will result in changes in the practice of resuscitation or resuscitation training. It also provides the rationale for the recommendations.

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QUANTUM UNITS EDUCATION: 5 New Online CEU Courses

NEW QUANTUM LOGONEW! Biomarkers and Alzheimer’s Science

4 CE hrs. $12
This course covers recent scientific research on Alzheimer’s disease, including biomarkers that have been identified, modifiable and genetic risk factors, drug research, studies on the effects of different kinds of care, and discoveries from basic science research.

New! Ethics for Licensed Professional Counselors and National Certified Counselors

2 CE hrs. $6
This short Ethics course is based on the Code of Ethics by NBCC – The National Board of Certified Counselors. It’s applicable to all Licensed Professional Counselors and National Certified Counselors.

New! Generation Alzheimer’s

2 CE hr. $6
This basic course is intended to provide participants with information about the personal, social and economic costs of Alzheimer’s Disease now and in the coming half-century, and why we should support research on finding a cure.

New! Screening for Drug Use in Medical Settings

10 CE hrs $30
This course is intended to provide in general medical settings the screening tools and procedures necessary to conduct screening, brief intervention, and/or treatment referral for patients who may have or be at risk of developing a substance use disorder.

New! Supporting Families Impacted by Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Trauma

10 CE hrs. $30
Besides the difficult task of raising children—often while working full-time, many caregivers deal with added stressors such as mental health problems, substance abuse, and a history of trauma. The aim of this course is to build a responsive community: a community that has as its goal to respond as sensitively to the needs of a family as a committed caregiver does to his or her child.

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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.

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