Biological Effects of Alcohol Misuse
0.5 hr CE
Goal: To discuss the biological and neurobiological effects of alcohol use, misuse, and dependence.
Funding: Initial development of this activity was supported by funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (Grant #1 R43 AA026474-01).
This activity is designed to change: Competence, Performance, Patient Outcome. 0.5 hr
Needs and Training Gaps
After completing this activity, participants will be able to:
- Explain alcohol pharmacology and its effects on neurodevelopment.
- Describe how alcohol affects neurotransmitters and the reward mechanism.
- Describe how alcohol misuse can affect patients at a molecular and genetic level.
Training Activity References
Audience and Accreditation
Audience: Health professionals
Accreditation Statement: Clinical Tools, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
A letter of completion for 0.5 hours is available.
A score of 70% on the post-test is required to complete the activity.
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