En español
NIDA

Training

Two Problem-Based Learning Cases: Methamphetamine

Summary

Presents two problem-based learning case studies that introduce students to clinical presentations of substance abuse problems, particularly methamphetamine abuse.

Resource Materials

Details

A Problem-Based Learning Case on Prescription Drug Abuse - Patient S.K.

Summary

Examines prescription drug abuse and offers a case study to help students understand the screening and diagnostic tools available for alcohol and drug abuse.

Resource Materials

Details

Methamphetamine Lecture and Interclerkship

Summary

Examines methamphetamine abuse and dependence in the United States. Discusses diagnosis, mechanism of action, and treatment options.

Resource Materials

Details

Patient-Centered Learning: Substance Abuse in a Physician - The Connor Johnson Case

Summary

Highlights substance abuse among physicians and offers a case study to help students understand the risks and signs of drug abuse in the physician population.

Resource Materials

Details

NIDA Cosponsors Mentoring Service for Clinicians Advising Substance-Abusing Patients

Highlights a free service that provides primary care clinicians with advice from experts in addiction medicine on addressing substance abuse with patients in the primary care setting.

Prescription Drug Abuse: An Introduction

Summary

Provides an overview of prescription drug abuse, framed within the clinical scenario of chronic pain management in the outpatient setting.

Resource Materials

Details

Opioid Risk Management Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCE)

Summary

Uses performance-based assessments to examine approaches to managing patients who require long term opioid analgesics for chronic pain.

Resource Materials

Details

The Clinical Assessment of Substance Use Disorders

Summary

Offers educational tools to aid in the screening, evaluation, and referral of patients with substance abuse disorders. Includes a video and facilitator's guide.

Resource Materials

Details

Linking NIDA to Researchers on a Global Scale

Highlights the NIDA International Program which works to strengthen international research networks, creating opportunities for global research collaboration, training, and scientific exchange.

NIDA Centers Raise Physicians' Awareness of Drug Abuse Issues

Highlights four Centers of Excellence for Physician Information designed to increase physicians' awareness of research on the medical consequences of drug abuse and addiction and incorporate research findings into clinical practice.

Pages