The recommended prerequisite for this course is Basic Pharmacology in Mental Health and Substance Use. This course can be taken alone; however, it qualifies as an elective for the Concurrent Disorders Certificate Program or the Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program. Electives must be taken within a two-year period after completing the core course; any courses taken prior to the core program will not count toward the certificate. See links for Certificate Program requirements if you are pursuing either of those programs.
This course explores the needs of patients taking prescribed medications and who also have substance use problems. The course covers the most common interactions between psychiatric medications and substance of abuse.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Please note: This course requires you to use an internet browser, but the system does not support Microsoft Internet Explorer. Do not use that to access the course.
Instead, use one of the following:
· Apple Safari
· Google Chrome
· Microsoft Edge
· Mozilla Firefox
For more details, please read the browser and compatibility support page.
University of Toronto
Course start and end dates: February 7 - March 20, 2022
Please select the link below to register:
Please review the cancellation policy.
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