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Course Title and Materials
Addiction in the Surgical Patient (410)
The goal of this continuing education article is to review the latest information on addiction in the surgical patient. After reading this article, you will be able to:
1. Identify post-surgical patients at high risk for addiction.
2. Distinguish between the signs of addiction and pseudo-addiction.
3. Name three physical symptoms of opiate withdrawal and alcohol withdrawal.


This offering expired on December 4, 2014
   Course Material: Addiction in the Surgical Patient
    Take Test: Addiction in the Surgical Patient
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)

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Course NameCreditsCost
Addiction in the Surgical Patient1$8

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