Identifying and Treating Stimulant Use Disorder: Clinical Syndromes of Acute and Chronic Stimulant Use

Open this course Estimated time to complete activity: 1 Hr Audience: Providers
Credits Available: AMAAAPAADAANCCACPE UAN #N/A
Activity Release Date: September 7, 2022 Expiration Date: September 6, 2023

This course covers current trends, tips for screening and identification, toxicology testing, and treatment strategies, including psychosocial treatments and off-label medication treatments.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify behavioral and physiological symptoms of acute and chronic stimulant use.
  • Discuss best practices in screening and assessing for stimulant use disorder.
  • Present strategies for early intervention and for addressing chronic stimulant use.
  • Identify examples of de-escalating stimulant intoxication, agitation, and psychosis.