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NEFESH & NEXT CHAPTER Professional Development

Biological and Historical Perspectives of an Addiction Crisis

Wednesday, October 31st 2018
12:00 PM EDT

Presenter: Joseph Nissenfeld, MD

60 minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe biological causes for the development of addiction
  2. Explain factors contributing to the current drug epidemic
  3. List approved medication to treat drug addiction
Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.

This webinar offers 1 NYS ED Contact Hour

This course will describe the neurobiology of addiction, historical factors contributing to the current opioid epidemic and medication treatment options.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe biological causes for the development of addiction
  2. Explain factors contributing to the current drug epidemic
  3. List approved medication to treat drug addiction
Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.

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