Hidden (and Legal) Highs - Substances of Abuse You May Not Have Heard Of
A evaluation of non-traditional, legal, substances that are being misused and abused in the community to achieve legal intoxications.
The Substance Use Disorders in Alabama project is a cooperative effort of the Alabama Department of Mental Health and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It is made possible by a grant provided by SAMHSA.
This knowledge-based program is intended for Pharmacists, Nurses, Social Workers, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians and PAs.
- Recognize non-opioid substances that are being recreationally used and abused.
- Discuss patient motivation for recreational use of alternative substances of abuse
- Recognize symptoms of intoxication or withdrawal involving alternative substances of abuse
- Compare and contrast key pharmacotherapy and pharmacy science principles that occur at supratherapeutic concentrations of lesser known substances of abuse
Marilyn Novell Bulloch, Pharm.D. BCPS, FCCM is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Dr. Bulloch holds an Adjunct Associate Professor appointment with the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine Department of Medicine and the University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine.
Additionally, Dr. Bulloch serves as the Director of Strategic Operations under the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives at HSOP. As part of this position, she provides leadership, support, and direction in the areas of accreditation - including the ACPE self-study and site visit, strategic planning, and continuous quality improvement.
Dr. Bulloch grew up in Collinsville, Virginia and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 2007. She completed a post-graduate pharmacy practice residency at the University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital in 2008. In 2009, Dr. Bulloch completed post-graduate specialty residency in critical care pharmacy at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, West Virginia. Additionally, Dr. Bulloch completed a Faculty Scholars Program in geriatrics through the University of Alabama-Birmingham Geriatric Education Center in 2011.
Dr. Bulloch began in her role as faculty at Auburn in August 2009 and her current practice site is at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She participates in an interprofessional education inpatient rounding service that also includes academic physicians from the University of Alabama, medical residents and fellows, and third and fourth year medical students. Her practice includes adult critically ill and acute care patients, with a large contingent of geriatric patients. Dr. Bulloch provides comprehensive pharmacotherapy management for the patients on the inpatient service, with specific focus on infectious disease and other acute and critical illness needs.
Dr. Bulloch has and continues to serves on multiple committees and in leadership positions for many local, state, and national pharmacy and interdisciplinary medical organizations. She was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine in 2017.
Her research interests include geriatric pharmacotherapy, interdisciplinary education, alternative professional education instructional methods, infectious disease, care transitions, and acute and critical care pharmacotherapy.
Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-9999-22-036-H08-P and is intended for pharmacists. The initial release date for this home-study program is May 2, 2022 and the intended expiration date is May 2, 2025.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing education for social workers by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners. Provider Number: 0643.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) through the joint providership of Huntsville Hospital and the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Huntsville Hospital is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Huntsville Hospital designates this home study program for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course is approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™towards the Controlled Substance requirement for QACSC certificate holders in Alabama.
- 1.20 ABNAuburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
- 1.00 ABSWE
- 1.00 ACPE PharmacyAuburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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