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093.1-Online: Toxicology and Drugs of Abuse, 2nd Edition

$100.00

Contact Hours (Points): 10

This updated course includes a new section on herbals and physical enhancers in addition to some of the most common drugs of abuse, the effects of these drugs on the anatomy and physiology of the brain and body, and how these drug-induced changes affect both behaviors and emotions. This course will enhance the reader's knowledge of the use, effects, complications, and treatments of several of the most common drugs of abuse from alcohol to “Ecstasy”. Participants will also gain an understanding of the principles and methodology of Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry, and the Emit Immunoassay Systems, along with CAP and SAMSHA guidelines, urine adulteration, and the legal aspects of drug abuse. This course and the exam was updated in 2013.

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Toxicology and Drugs of Abuse, 2nd Edition

Self-Study 093.1 – Basic Level

Contact Hours (Points): 10

Written by Janice A. Pini, MT, CLS(NCA)

Published 2001. Revised 2003. Updated 2013.

Online – 093.1: Course Taken Online: $100.00 BUY NOW

IMPORTANT: This online course is accessible using the following:

Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the latest Adobe Reader program.

Kindle Fire – No additional App download is necessary.

Apple iPad (all versions) / Nook / Kindle – Recommend purchase of a PDF Reader App, such as GoodReader, Cloudreaders, or Stanza by Amazon. Once downloaded, launch this App to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course.

Here’s what satisfied customers have to say~

“Good course, kept my attention, interesting to learn how drugs actually affect the brain and body…”
~Diane H.

“This course was very interesting and helpful. I will be reading it multiple times throughout the year.“
~Stephanie G.

“It is a great help to make me understand how these abuse drugs harm our body.“
~Jocelyn V.

“The course information was informative and well presented,
and provided an good base knowledge for those working in toxicology.“
~Christopher G.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION

SECTION 2: BRAIN ANATOMY

SECTION 3:USE, EFFECTS, COMPLICATIONS AND TREATMENTS OF SPECIFIC DRUGS

Amphetamine/methamphetamine; Cocaine; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs; Opiates; Marijuana; Inhalants; Steroids; Herbal Drugs of Abuse; Performance Enhancers; Alcohol; Acetaminophen; Salicylate; Propoxyphene; Psychostimulant

SECTION 4: DRUG ABUSE, HIV/AIDS AND OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES

SECTION 5: URINE ADULTERATION

SECTION 6: DRUG ABUSE AND THE LAW

SECTION 7: INSTRUMENTATION AND LABORATORY GUIDELINES

Toxicology Regulations; Chain of Custody; Quality Assurance and Quality Control; Toxicology Results

SECTION 8: FORENSIC ALCOHOLS

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