Sponsored by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
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.
- 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™.