Alcoholism: Key Concepts and Variables (NL0408)
Pre-Approved for: ABVE, ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, COPS-KT, CRC, CVE, CVRP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs, RRP
Credit Hours: 6
In this course, we discuss the key concepts and variables associated with alcoholism and alcohol abuse. We present the history, associated diseases, and treatment of alcoholism.
- Identify key concepts/variables associated with the development of alcoholism/alcohol abuse.
- Recognize the significant roles played by genetic, psychological, and environmental factors in determining an individual's susceptibility to developing an alcohol use disorder.
- Apply information concerning the natural history of alcoholism/alcohol abuse in treatment planning, relapse prevention, and primary prevention efforts.
- Define Alcoholism ,alcoholic liver disease and Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome in terms of its:
1. Causes, Diagnosis and Symptoms
2. Exams, Tests and Treatment
3. Possible Complications and Prognosis
- Explain the Disease Theory of Alcoholism
- Article #1: Etiology and Natural History of Alcoholism
- Article #2: Medical Encyclopedia: Alcoholism
- Article #3: Alcoholic Liver Disease
- Article #4: Diagnosis and Assessment of Alcohol Use Disorders
- Article #5: Disease Theory of Alcoholism
- Article #6: Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
- Article #7: Effective alcohol dependence treatments defined
- Article #8: Patient Treatment Matching
- Article #9: Long-term Antabuse Treatment shows big Results