Total CE Credit Hours: 3.75
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102690
About the Course:
This course examines incorporating alcohol pharmacotherapies for the treatment of AUD in primary care medical practice. It includes: recognition of alcohol dependence as a chronic illness, specialty treatment vs screening and brief intervention, why use medication to treat alcohol dependence, acamprosate, disulfiram, oral naltrexone, extended-release injectable naltrexone, integrating medication for alcohol dependence into clinical practice settings, initial assessment, choosing a medication, combination therapy, choosing a psychosocial intervention, developing a treatment plan, patient awareness, monitoring patient progress, modifying the treatment strategy, and discontinuing pharmacotherapy. This course is designed for prescribers.
This course is based on the reading-based online, TIP 49-Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice created by SAMHSA in 2009.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge that incorporating pharmacotherapy into treatment for AUD is effective.
Identify the appropriate medication and psychosocial intervention.
Summarize the contraindications, and testing protocols for treatment.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
3.75 CE credit hours
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
3.75 CE credit hours
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
3.75 CPD hours
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