Prescription Drugs in America 2011: Are We Really Doing No Harm?
Description: Robert M. Stutman, former DEA Special Agent, discusses prescription drug abuse/misuse among teens and young adults in the US and what health care professionals and parents can do to help reduce it. ASCLS P.A.C.E. credits through March 1, 2012.
• Describe substance abuse statistics and trends in 2011 and how they differ from previous generations;
• Discuss what actions medical professionals can take to better identify and prevent prescription drug misuse/abuse and diversion.