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4 Lessons

Learning Objectives and Breakdown of Resources

  • Describe uses for Opiates
  • Classify Opiates based on drug naming conventions
  • Describe the mechanism of action of Opiates
  • Recognize the therapeutic effects and side effects
  • Identify signs and symptoms of overdose and withdrawal
  • Implement treatment plans for patients using Opiates


  • Uses and Classification
  • Mechanism of Action, Therapeutic Effects, Side Effects
  • Overdose and Withdrawal
  • Treatment Plans

Duration of Course

  • Expected Completion Time: 1 hour.


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