This course contains medical and pharmacological or scientific terminology and is for professionals with advanced medical knowledge.
This is an advanced course on alcohol use disorder. Course objectives are: define alcohol use disorder and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) criteria used to diagnose alcohol use disorder; define key terms and differentiate the terms alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence; recognize risk and protective factors and common complications associated with alcohol misuse; discuss some of the tools and criteria used to screen for alcohol use disorder; identify some of the effective prevention and treatment interventions for alcohol use disorder; identify common alcohol withdrawal symptoms and review clinical management of acute alcohol withdrawal.
Approved for 3 continuing education units-CEUs-contact hours for the following professions:
- Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states)
- Certified Case Managers (CCM)
- Certified Rehabilitation Counselors (CRC)
- Social Workers (NASW)
- California Workers’ Comp Claims Adjusters (WC CA)
Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.