This course is expiring, etc. etc. etc.

‹ Return to Courses

Alcohol Pharmacotherapies

Course #: 09-581

Take the Exam 

Price: $50.00

CE Credit Hours: 10.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

Start Course 

How to Take This Course:

Course Description

CEU Course Description

Many health problems or mental disorders that healthcare professionals encounter in their everyday service derive from or are complicated by alcohol use disorders (AUDs).  This CEU course discusses medications currently approved for treating alcohol use disorders, and provides the basic information, evidence- and consensus-based guidelines, tools, and resources necessary to help healthcare professionals treat patients with AUDs.

 CEU Course Objectives

  1. Explain what decisions about care level, setting, and type of treatment should be based on.
  2. Investigate the factors that contribute to substance dependence.
  3. Compare and contrast the effectiveness, safety, and mechanisms of disulfiram, oral naltrexone, injectable naltrexone, and acamprosate.
  4. Examine what the healthcare provider should do before offering treatment for alcohol dependence.
  5. Provide the 'classic' physical exam features that someone with longstanding alcohol consumption may present with.
  6. Describe ways for a healthcare provider to monitor a patient's compliance with their treatment plan.

Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED Continuing Education Credit Hours for only $20/year?
Click Here to learn more.

Proprietary Interest Policy

We will disclose, in advance, any proprietary interest in any product, instrument, device, service, or material to be discussed during the learning event, as well as the source of any third-party compensation related to the presentation. This policy applies to both our organization and contractors. If such proprietary/financial interests exist, we will publish a disclaimer in marketing or instructional materials for a course.

System Requirements

In order to view this course, you will need to be able to view a PDF document for the course material. If your device doesn't have the capability to view a PDF, you can click here to download Adobe Acrobat for free.

Board Approval Status

I am a:

Practicing in:

The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.

‹ Return to Courses