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Understanding MDMA

Program length: 0.1 CEU
Target audiences: Pharmacists
Knowledge based activity

EXPIRES: 10/09/2015

This course requires completion of survey and a 70% passing quiz grade to receive certificate.

Universal Activity Number: 0048-0000-12-079-H01-P

Course Cost: $10

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Description:

The substance 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine is commonly known as MDMA. MDMA has many names and can be referred to as: ecstasy, E, X, XTC, Rolls, Beans, Adam, or Molly. MDMA is popular with young people involved in the dance culture.1 MDMA tablets are commonly known to be impure and often mixed with other drugs of abuse. Although MDMA is not a prescription drug, it is important for pharmacists to be aware of this substance because it has many adverse effects that may require medical management.

Objectives:

At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

 

· Describe the history of MDMA
· Discuss trends in MDMA use
· Explain the mechanism of action of MDMA
· Describe trials on the treatment of hyperthermia associated with MDMA

Instructions: For credit card or checking account payment, pay by clicking the button above. Once payment has been received, email pharmacy technical support to be enrolled into the course. For all other payment types, contact the Continuing Education Administrative Contact at 419/772-1871.

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