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Disulfiram (TIP 49, Chapter 3): From Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice (TIP 49)

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About the Course:

Many health problems or mental disorders that healthcare practitioners (particularly those in primary care) encounter in their everyday practices derive from or are complicated by alcohol use disorders (AUDs). Consequently, healthcare practitioners are in key positions to manage the care of large numbers of individuals with AUDs. However, only a small percentage of these patients are actually treated for AUDs in these settings. The publication, Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice, discuses medications currently approved for treating alcohol use disorders (AUDs). Chapter 3 presents detailed information about Disulfiram.

Course materials are from Chapter 3 found on pages 15-26 of the pdf document (pages 31-42 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.) Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or by ordering the publication free of charge from:
http://ncadistore.samhsa.gov/catalog/productDetails.aspx?ProductID=18117

This course is based on the reading-based online, Disulfiram (TIP 49, Chapter 3): From Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice (TIP 49) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2009

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the use of disulfiram in treating alcohol use disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss the pharmacology, efficacy, and safety of using disulfiram for the treatment of alcohol use disorders.

  2. Explain the usage of disulfiram including dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and patient education.

  3. Identify patients appropriate for disulfiram treatment, and discuss treatment duration and discontinuation.

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Course Number 101683
  • 1 credit hour
  • NBCC: 0.5 ce credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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13 members have taken this course

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