Bottled Abyss – A Deep Dive into Alcohol Use Disorder among Vulnerable Groups

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Course Description

Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is a brain disorder that is characterized by the inability to stop or control alcohol use despite adverse consequences. This session explores in detail the genetics, causes and risk factors of AUD, as well as comorbidities, screening, diagnosis, brief intervention, and referral for treatment (SBIRT). Special populations including adolescents, women, and veterans are discussed.  Great attention is given to treatment options including pharmacotherapeutic agents.

Intended Audience

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, healthcare providers will be able to:

  • Explain the definition and diagnostic criteria of Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Describe risk factors for and comorbidities of AUD
  • Describe the clinician’s role in screening and diagnosis of AUD
  • Explain sociocultural factors that impact risk for AUD in special populations
  • Describe in detail the medications and non-pharmacologic treatments used to treat AUD

At the completion of this activity, assistants, aids, support staff, and pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  • Define AUD
  • List the 3 medications FDA approved for AUD
Details
Credit/Contact Hours
3
Pharmacotherapy Hours
1
Faculty
  • Megan Arbour, PhD, RN, CNM, CNE
    Associate Professor, Frontier Nursing University
Language
  • English
Release Date
July 1, 2023
Expiration Date
July 1, 2026
Instructional Methods
  • Assessment Review with Rationale
  • Case Studies
  • Lesson Recall-Ungraded Self Assessment
  • Take Home Resource
  • Video Clips
  • Video Narration
Assessment
  • Autograded and Quiz Retakes Allowed
  • Daily CE Broker Reporting for Registered Boards
  • Graded Final Quiz
  • Passing 80%+
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