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Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder

Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder

Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder

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Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

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Launch date: 01 Feb 2018
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Last updated: 28 May 2018

Reference: 186880

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This CE course reviews current evidence on the effectiveness of available medications for the treatment of alcohol use disorders and provides guidance for the use of medications in clinical practice. Topics discussed include: when to consider medications; screening and assessing patients; developing a treatment plan and selecting a medication; medication-assisted treatment (MAT); and monitoring patient progress.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Discuss the rationale for using available medications for the treatment of alcohol use disorder.

2. Identify the characteristics of FDA-approved medications for alcohol abuse and dependence including efficacy, safety, dosing requirements, and clinical recommendations.

3. Review the steps for screening and assessing patients for at-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder.

4. Outline strategies to develop a treatment plan and select the best medication for MAT.

5. Describe recommendations for monitoring MAT patient progress and adjusting the treatment plan if necessary.
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Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

Quantum Units Education began in 2005 with a vision: to be a company with a conscience. Quantum Units Education is not your ordinary CE provider. What this means is simple: we strive to give back. We are grateful for the opportunity we have been given to help others. We want to pay it forward in caring for the environment and our community - which includes each and every customer that crosses our path. We are all in relationship with each other and with our planet. Let us think bigger, take action that creates lasting change, be innovative with our use of green technologies, engage with like-minded partners and move responsibly in our global community.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 4.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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