Street Drugs Overview

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$60.00
Street Drugs

5 Hours
The course resource provides practical full color photos of the actual drugs, stages of production, statistical charts and evidence of damage done to the human body. The text is a resource for many occupations and work environments such as schools, recovery programs, law enforcement and medical settings.

The kinds of drugs on the street include everything from home grown marijuana to non-medical use of prescription medications to methamphetamine cooked up in clandestine labs. The types of drugs and methods of using are constantly changing. This course is a snapshot into today’s drugs and how they are produced, distributed, used and by whom. The student will be given a practical overview of all drugs, legal and illegal, prescription and otherwise that are used and abused today all over the world. The Street Drugs resource provides full color photos of the actual drugs, stages of production, statistical charts and evidence of damage done to the human body. Each section outlines the class of drug, common usage, statistical data, signs of use and the general effects of each drug.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
  1. Understand the general categories of abused drugs.
  2. Be able to utilize the Street Drugs guide as a resource to identify signs and symptoms of various illicit drugs used today.
  3. Be exposed to the demographics and trends of where drugs are produced and who is likely to use them.

 

Certification Areas and Continuing Education: 5 Hours Total
Application to Practice

Requires Textbook: Street Drugs: A Drug Identification Guide 2015, Publishers Group, LLC.

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