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Substance Abuse and Misuse in the Older Adult

Contributor: Sharon Edwards, RN, MSN, CS

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Though this SourceBook was originally presented to home health aides, it contains adequate depth to benefit licensed staff as well. Choose from lesson plans for 12 learning objectives covering:

  • Understanding how abuse and misuse occur
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Interactions between alcohol and medications
  • Interactions between prescribed medications
  • How nicotine and caffeine influence medication effectiveness
  • Psychosocial, health, and psychological factors that affect substance abuse and misuse
  • Methods of treatment and corrective actions

Pages: 88
Learning Activities/Games: 2
Reproducible Handouts: 15
Transparency Masters: 21

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