ADDT - Alcohol Drug Dep Trtmnt

ADDT 800 Alcohol and Drug Dependency Treatment

Credits 1.25 to 10. 1.25 to 10 Other Hours.

The ADDT clerkship will expose students to clinical methods for detection, diagnosis, triage, and intervention in a continuum of treatment settings from specialized in-patient care to primary care to community based self-help. It will introduce students to medication strategies for substance abuse treatment while recognizing the primacy of behavioral treatment for most addiction disorders. Students will review current understanding of basic neurobiology common to all addictions along with clinical presentation and specific management of different categories of addictive drugs.