Drugs of Abuse and Chinese Medicine
Many drugs have addictive qualities. And illicit drugs can still be described with much of the same language and parameters as pharmaceutical agents. As Chinese medical practitioners, we see our patients taking and potentially abusing opioids, benzodiazepines, anorexiants, and cannabis as well as drugs of abuse. We will look at the nature of addiction as well as categories of illicit drugs, while diving into the details.
This course will be presented on Saturday, June 26, 2021, from 1-3pm via live webinar.
A participant will be able to:
- Understand how addiction occurs and its components
- Explore how major drugs of abuse act on the body
This is California Acupuncture Board (CAB) Category 1 live education course. For NCCAOM, this course is a 2 hour safety PDA. This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board and NCCAOM for 2 hours of continuing education and PDAs. For further information, please contact Dr. Greg Sperber, CAB CEU Provider #1349, NCCAOM PDA Provider #166669, at DrGreg@integrativemedicinecouncil.org or (619) 881-0029.
Refund Policy: A refund request can be made up to seven days before the scheduled webinar and a full refund will be offered. Within a week of the seminar, cancellations will refund half the cost of the webinar.