Menu
Log in

ICN SPECIALIST AFFILIATE

Log in


IntNSA

  • Home
  • Understanding the Neurobiology of Addiction, Dependency, and Withdrawals: A Comprehensive Review of Alcohol, Opioids, Benzodiazepines, and Stimulants

Understanding the Neurobiology of Addiction, Dependency, and Withdrawals: A Comprehensive Review of Alcohol, Opioids, Benzodiazepines, and Stimulants

  • 9 Jul 2024
  • 3:00 PM - 3:05 PM (EDT)
  • zoom

Registration


Registration is closed

Description

This presentation will provide the learner with an in-depth review of drug trends evolving within substance use demographics and provide the learner an opportunity to gain insight into the evolution of drugs, their addictive and dependent nature, and the associated withdrawal syndromes.

Learner Objectives

  1. The learner will understand the general neurobiology of addiction and dependency to alcohol, opioids, benzodiazepines, and stimulants. 
  2. The learner will understand the evolution of drugs and trends within the United States of America. 
  3. The learner will understand the associated signs and symptoms of intoxication and withdrawal syndromes of alcohol, opioids, benzodiazepines, and stimulants. 
  4. The learner will differentiate intoxication versus withdrawal among demographics of substance use.

Presenter

Dr. Shanea Clancy, DNP, EMBA-H, RN, CARN-AP, FIAAN; Clancy Consulting Services; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Dr. Shanea Clancy is the President of Clancy Consulting Services. With over 15 years of experience in various sectors, including government, civilian, and collegiate, she has a unique perspective on the social determinants of health, mental health, and addiction. Clancy is a certified addictions and forensic nurse, a highly sought-after speaker, best-selling author, and advocate for addiction, mental health, restorative justice, and prison reform. She holds an EMBA-H from the University of Pittsburgh, a DNP from Duquesne University, and multiple other degrees and certifications in nursing and related fields.

Matt Walters, RN-BC, FIAAN; BayMark Health Services; Tampa, Florida
Matt is the Vice President of Clinical Services for SpecialCare Hospital Management. He oversees the clinical services for 40 hospital-based detox services nationwide. Matt is a Registered Nurse who completed undergraduate studies in Nursing and Psychology and graduate studies in Nursing and Business at Western Governors University and Walden University. Matt is a certified Psychiatric- Mental Health Nurse. He is experienced in national advocacy by influencing policy changes for SUD treatment, as well as serving as an ASAM Level of Care contributor. Matt is the President of the Foundation for Addictions Nursing, Fellow of the International Academy of Addictions Nurses, and member of the Academy of Healthcare Executives.

Registration Rates

  • IntNSA Members: $0, free to members
    Alternatively, IntNSA members may sign up for the entire 2024 webinar series here.

  • Non-Members: $10 per webinar, sign up here for each webinar. Not a Member? Click here to join, then sign up for the webinar series at no cost!

Nursing CE

This event is approved for Nursing CE with the California Board of Nursing.

Cancellation

No cancellations. All registrants will have access to a video archive if you are unable to attend in person.

Contact us

Phone

+1-205-823-6106

Email

intnsa@intnsa.org

Phone calls are managed by Prime Management Services

International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)
3416 Primm Lane
Birmingham, Alabama 35216

Office Hours: 8:30 am–5:00 pm CT, Monday–Friday

Our mission

To advance excellence in nursing care for the prevention and treatment of addictions for diverse populations across all practice setting through advocacy, collaboration, education, research and policy development.

Our vision

To be a global leader in addictions nursing.

Connect with us

           

© International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA). All rights reserved.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software