NU673-7D Unit 10 Assignment – Substance Use Presentation Herzing
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
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.
Post your link to this week’s DB posting area as well so peers can view it. No replies to others’ presentations are required but you are encouraged to view others’ presentations and comment.