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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

NURS 4093 - Substance Use Disorders and Addiction

This introductory course covers the broad field of substance use and addiction with a nursing focus. Evidence-based practices related to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of substance use disorders are examined. The course explores sociocultural and economic implications, risk factors and comorbidities, legal and ethical issues, as well as community statistics and trends.

Prerequisite: Admission into BSN or RN-BSN program or approval by Department Head