Understanding Addiction

Date: 6/1/2021 - 6/1/2024

On-Line Registration

NPTA Elite: Included With Membership Register

NPTA CE+: Included With Membership Register

NPTA Insider: $2.00 Register

Contact Hours: 2.0

ACPE UAN: 0384-0000-21-022-H01-T



The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience: Certified Pharmacy Technicians

Faculty: James J. Mizner Jr, MBA, BS, RPh

Author: James J. Mizner Jr, MBA, BS, RPh

This author has no conflict of interest to declare in conjunction with this continuing education activity.

This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based program.

Goals & Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:


  • Define addiction and related terminologies

  • Describe the etiology, risk factors, symptoms, and diagnosis of addictions.

  • Describe various types of addiction and their various effects on the individual.

  • Explain the pharmacological and behavioral treatments for substance use disorder

    Release Date: 06/01/2021

    Expiration Date: 06/01/2024