Drugs and Alcohol: The Facts (US)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Substance abuse causes harm to more people than just the abuser. This course teaches workers what substance abuse is and it outlines the costs of substance abuse to employers and co-workers. It also provides facts about commonly abused substances and how to reduce the risks of substance abuse. Ideal learners are all employees, including managers and supervisors.

COURSE TOPICS

This online Drug and Alcohol: The Facts (US) course covers the following topics:

  • Effects of Substance Abuse
  • Consequences in the Workplace
  • The Most Commonly Abused Substances
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Illicit Drug Use
  • Cannabis,Cocaine,Amphetamines,Ecstasy, PCP & more
  • How to Help
  • Steps Toward Risk Reduction

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the effects of substance abuse
  • Define substance abuse
  • Specify the costs of substance abuse in the workplace
  • Explain ways to reduce the risk of substance abuse
  • Identify resources for education, prevention and intervention
ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 45 minutes

UNIVERSALLY COMPATIBLE

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

PASS MARK

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

$49.95

Substance abuse causes harm to more people than just the abuser. This course teaches workers what substance abuse is and it outlines the costs of substance abuse to employers and co-workers. It also provides facts about commonly abused substances and how to reduce the risks of substance abuse. Ideal learners are all employees, including managers and supervisor

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