The 12 modules in Aquifer Addiction concentrate on critical addiction and substance use topics that medical students and healthcare professionals need to be able to address. Modules consist of patient cases and videos.
Used in medical schools around the world, the Aquifer Addiction (CARE) online curriculum prepares medical students to identify, intervene and address substance use disorders. The lack of formal education surrounding substance use disorders and addiction has left many practicing physicians and healthcare professionals inadequately prepared to assess, intervene, manage, and treat patients.
If many patients encountered in primary care provider offices have a substance use problem, then why aren’t future doctors getting the training in Medical School that is clearly needed?
Medical students receive 2-10 hours of education about a disease that strikes 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 12.
2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)