This online course will review drug classifications, street names, and physiological effects. It will also provide accurate Spanish equivalences for this specialized terminology.
3.0 Units of continuing education approved by State Language Access Programs for court interpreters certified in the following states:
CA, CO, KY, MD, MO, NE, NV, NM, NC, OR, TN, TX, UT, WI.
3.0 Units of continuing education approved by CEAP for CCHI certified interpreters.
0.3 Units of continuing education approved by IMIA for NBCMI certified interpreters.
3.0 Units of continuing education approved by the American Translators Association (ATA) for certified translators.
What We'll Learn
Learn how substances, drugs, and chemicals are classified.
Discuss acceptable medical use and dependency potential.
Explore the different drug schedules according to the DEA and FDA.
Understand the effects of alcohol, benzodiazepines, opioids, cannabinoids, and barbiturates in the body.
Get familiarized with the slang used by gangs and addicts.
Register for the Drug Terminology online webinar with access to online materials.