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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on factors that increase risk of adolescent substance use and strategies for substance use screening for adolescent patients in primary care settings.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe literature findings on prevalence of substance use among adolescent populations.
  2. Identify brain development that occurs during adolescence, factors that increase risk-taking behaviors, and effects on the adolescent brain from substance use.
  3. Compare and contrast assessment strategies for determining risk of adolescent substance use.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: NP0520A
Published: May 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Carole Mackavey, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C; Kelly Kearney, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC