August 17, 2018

Sponsored by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

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Brian Fuehrlein, MD, PhD | Director, Psychiatric Emergency Room, VA, Connecticut and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University

Module Description
Outlines the basic concepts of alcohol and drug use disorders. Standard drink sizes, screening for alcohol use disorders and an introduction to alcohol withdrawal management are discussed. A basic overview of the major drug use disorders are then discussed in a clinically-relevant manner.

Educational Objectives

  • Describe alcohol use disorder definitions and epidemiology
  • Recognize the symptoms, time course, and treatment for alcohol withdrawal
  • Describe key concepts in other drug use disorders
  • Define basic information on urine drug testing

Note: This online module is NOT designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.