Alcohol Use Disorder Overview Training - Peru January 21 2021

January 21, 2021

Program Evaluation Research Unit (PERU)

This activity will provide healthcare professionals with an understanding of the prevalence and effects of alcohol misuse. Healthcare professionals will also learn how to diagnose alcohol use disorders, discuss behavior change and harm reduction strategies with patients, and treat those with alcohol use disorder.

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Pharmacist

Pharmacy Technician

Physician

Physician Assistant

Psychologist

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

• Describe the physical, social, and mental effects of alcohol use.

• Use guidelines to differentiate between lower-risk and higher-risk alcohol use.

• Recognize the signs and symptoms of alcohol intoxication and overdose.

• Identify the pharmacotherapies available for management of alcohol use and alcohol use disorder (AUD).

• Discuss the risks and benefits of pharmacotherapies approved for treatment of AUD.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/28/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
01/21/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
01/21/2021 - 10:00am

Alcohol Use Disorder Overview Training (Agenda/Timeline) Time Topic Presenter(s)

5 Minutes Welcome, Introductions, & Program Overview •

5 Minutes Review of the prevalence and impact of alcohol use •

5 Minutes Review lower risk alcohol use limits •

20 Minutes Signs and symptoms of alcohol intoxication, overdose, and withdrawal management •

20 Minutes Strategies to discuss alcohol use and determine most appropriate treatment options •

5 Minutes Questions and Discussion 

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Zoom Meeting
United States

Accreditation and credit designation 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Physician (CME) 

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing (CNE) 

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours. 

Physician Assistant (AAPA) 

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.   

Other Healthcare Professionals 

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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