Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101068
About the Course:
This Alcohol Alert reviews recent research on the extent of alcohol consumption and associated problems among the elderly.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Alcohol and Aging: Alcohol Alert #40 created by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Journal/Publisher:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Publication Date:April 1998
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about alcohol and aging. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe drinking patterns among the elderly.
- Identify combined effects of alcohol and aging.
- Explain how aging increases sensitivity to alcohol.
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