Screening for Alcohol Use Problems
0.75 hr CE
Goal: To provide clinical skills that will prepare you to be competent in screening patients for alcohol use problems.
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. 0.75 hr
Needs and Training Gaps
After completing this activity, participants will be able to:
- Choose and implement an appropriate screening instrument for alcohol use disorder
- Confidently conduct a basic patient interview screening for heavy drinking and maladaptive patterns of alcohol use causing significant impairment or distress
- Describe the range of criteria for alcohol use disorder from physical dependence to misuse without dependence
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 0.75 hours is available.
A score of 70% on the post-test is required to complete the activity.
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