ASAM e-Course Module Descriptions

http://www.gulsanpolimer.com/?hs=aircrack-ng-android-apk Module 1.0 Pre-Course Learning Measure: This module includes the pre-course learning measure which must be completed “BEFORE” viewing and/or completing any of the remaining modules in the ASAM e-Course.

source Module 2.0 Goals & Objectives: This module begins with a review of the goals and objectives of the Course; followed by a brief introduction to the ASAM Knowledge and Skill Self Assessment (KSSA), and Goal Setting using Learning Contracts.

Module 3.0 Rationale and Benefits of Uniform Patient Placement Criteria (UPPC): This module provides a brief overview of the rationale and benefits of using evidence based criteria’s (e.g., Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), American Society of Addiction Medicine’s (ASAM) Patient Placement Criteria, and Level of Care Utilization of Services (LOCUS).

Module 4.0 – Making Patient Placement Decisions: An Overview: This module provides an overview of the key concepts and components e.g., Patient Placement Criteria, Clinical Justifications, Continuum of Care, ASAM’s Six Dimensions and Risk Ratings involved in the process of making patient placement decisions utilizing ASAM Patient Placement Criteria (ASAM-PPC).

Module 5.0 The Continuum of Care: This module introduces participants to the “Continuum of Care”, and the general characteristics used to distinguish between them. Included is a comparison of the traditional levels of care (LOC) with ASAM’s.

Module 6.0 – ASAM’s Six Dimensions Defined: An Introduction: This module provides a detailed introduction to, and review of the of the objectives to be achieved in each of the six following modules (6.1 – 6.7) defining ASAM’s Six Dimensions.

Module 6.1 Acute Intoxication and Withdrawal Potential: This modules is designed to develop and/or enhance the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the “Assessment Considerations” that make up ASAM’s Dimension I. Acute Intoxication and Withdrawal Potential. Included are definitions of key concepts and terminology that make up the Assessment Considerations for this dimension, and where this information is generally located in assessment tools i.e., the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).

Module 6.2 Bio-medical Conditions and Complications: This modules is designed to develop and/or enhance the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the “Assessment Considerations” that make up ASAM’s Dimension II. Biomedical Conditions and Complications. Included are definitions of key concepts and terminology that make up the Assessment Considerations for this dimension, and where this information is generally located in assessment tools i.e., the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).

Module 6.3 Emotional Behavioral or Cognitive Conditions and Complications: This modules is designed to develop and/or enhance the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the “Assessment Considerations” that make up ASAM’s Dimension III. Emotional Behavioral or Cognitive Conditions and Complications, Included are definitions of key concepts and terminology that make up the Assessment Considerations for this dimension, and where this information is generally located in assessment tools i.e., the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).

Module 6.4 Readiness to Change: This modules is designed to develop and/or enhance the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the “Assessment Considerations” that make up ASAM’s Dimension IV. Readiness to Change, Included are definitions of key concepts and terminology that make up the Assessment Considerations for this dimension, and where this information is generally located in assessment tools i.e., the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).

Module 6.5 Relapse, Continued Use, Continued Problem Potential: This modules is designed to develop and/or enhance the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the “Assessment Considerations” that make up ASAM’s Dimension V. Relapse, Continued Use, Continued Problem Potential. Included are definitions of key concepts and terminology that make up the Assessment Considerations for this dimension, and where this information is generally located in assessment tools i.e., the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).

Module 6.6 Recovering/Living Environment: This modules is designed to develop and/or enhance the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the “Assessment Considerations” that make up ASAM’s Dimension VI. Recovery / Living Environment. Included are definitions of key concepts and terminology that make up the Assessment Considerations for this dimension, and where this information is generally located in assessment tools i.e., the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).

Module 7.0 Dimension Risk Ratings: This module is designed to develop and/or enhance participants knowledge regarding the role and functionality of dimension risk ratings in the patient placement decision making process. Included is content to help the learner begin to conceptualize and differentiate between the various risk ratings.

Module 8.0 – Criteria: Admission, Continued Stay & Discharge: This modules introduces learners to Patient Placement Criteria i.e., Admission, Continued Stay and Discharge, and explains how the criteria is used in conjunction with dimension risk ratings to guide patient placement decision making.

Module 9.0 – Writing Clinical Justifications: This modules introduces the learner to the process of writing clinical justifications for Dimension Risk Ratings, and Patient Placement Decisions. Included are examples of a standard format, content, and the language used in writing each of them.

Module 10.0 – Post Course Learning Measures: This module includes the ASAM E-Course, POST course learning measures which must be completed in order to receive Continuing Education Units (CEU) for the course.

Module 11.0 Post Course Knowledge and Skill Self Assessment (KSSA) & Learning Contract: This module begins with a brief review of the goals and objectives of the Course; followed by the ASAM Knowledge and Skill Self Assessment (KSSA), and Goal Setting using Learning Contracts. Learners are encouraged to complete the Post Course KSSA & Learning Contracts as part of their continued learning process, and to utilize them with their peers and/or supervisor. Modules 11 is optional, however is highly recommended as part of the learners ongoing learning process. It helps the learner identify what they have learned, and what they need to continue to focus on.

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