Substance Use Presentation

Instructions

For this assignment, you will choose one substance or illegal drug that is prevalently being abused in our society to present to your classmates.

The presentation should include the following:

Title page
Introduction to Substance
History of Abuse
Prevalence and Epidemiology in the US
Risk Factors/ vulnerable populations associated with abuse of this substance
Short-term and Long-term side effects of the substance use
Signs and symptoms of abuse upon assessment
Potential for overdose or use as suicide weapon of choice
Example of a Care Plan for a patient:
Pharmacological tx
Non-pharmacological tx
Patient Education
Referral
Follow-up
Conclusion

You will then record a voice-over of the presentation, upload the recorded presentation to youtube so you receive a simple link to share with your peers.

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