Total CE Credit Hours: 3.5
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102427
About the Course:
Unhealthy alcohol use is common and increasing in adults and is the most common cause of premature mortality in the United States. This study systematically reviews the benefits and harms of screening and nonpharmacologic interventions to reduce unhealthy alcohol use to inform the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Two investigators independently reviewed abstracts and full-text articles, then extracted data from fair- and good-quality trials, based on predetermined criteria. Random-effects meta-analysis was used to estimate benefits of the interventions.
This course is based on the article, Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Reduce Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Adolescents and Adults created by Elizabeth A. O’Connor, PhD., et al in 2017.
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Counselor, marriage and family therapist, primary care physicians, psychologists, researchers, social workers. This course is appropriate for all knowledge levels.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the key questions to ask to screen for Alcohol Use Disorders
- Extrapolate the effective questions and use them in clinical practice.
- Identify subgroups and factors that place patients at greater risk of developing Alcohol Use DIsorders.
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