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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Resources

A collection of resources curated for psychiatric-mental health nurses: From toolkits to graduate school listings, the APNA Resource Center is your first access point for information on topics across the spectrum of psychiatric-mental health nursing.

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Substance UseEducation

Nurses’ Substance Use Education: Massive Open Online Course

Course Goals: 1) to mainstream substance use (SU) content and develop high quality, comprehensive, SU education modules (a continuum of modules, from novice to advanced practitioner) that nurse educators can
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National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare Webinars

This series of free webinars highlights medication-assisted treatment and the treatment of opioid use during pregnancy, and a series on evidence-based practices, trauma-informed care, and building collaborative
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Disaster Substance Abuse Services: Planning and Preparedness

SAMHSA podcast which helps those who work with people who have substance abuse issues understand the importance of disaster planning and preparedness.
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National Drug Early Warning System Webinars

These archived webinars from NDEWS by the University of Maryland cover a variety of topics related to substance use.
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Adolescent Substance Use and Rx Drug Misuse

This two-part course from NIDA explores strategies to identify, discuss, and address teen substance use across all levels. Offers contact hours. National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
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National Center on Substance Abuse & Child Welfare

This free tutorial is designed to highlight key considerations and effective strategies for working with families impacted by substance use and involved with child welfare systems to achieve reunification and
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Primary Care for Substance Use Professionals

5-hour self-paced online course from SAMHSA, ATTCN, and Morehouse. Provides substance use treatment professionals with resources and info to aid in determining if working in a primary care
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APNA Continuing Education: Substance Abuse

Browse psychiatric-mental health nurse-drive sessions on substance use and addictions in the APNA eLearning Center.
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NIDA Curriculum Resources

10 curriculum resources that provide accurate information about substance use, addiction, its consequences, and treatment in a variety of formats that can be incorporated into existing curricula.