Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

POPLHLTH 773 - Pharmacotherapeutic Responses to Addiction

15 Points

Semester 2


Provides an advanced overview of the pharmacological management of alcohol and drug problems, including overdose and withdrawal from alcohol, sedatives, opioids, cannabis and stimulants as well as the long term management of dependence on opioids, tobacco, and alcohol. Management within special groups and conditions (youth, pregnancy, co-existing) will be covered.


Prerequisite: POPLHLTH 738

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