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Prevention and Treatment of Alcohol Use

  • Ended
  • 7 500 South African rand
  • Pitzer Road

Service Description

This course on the Prevention and Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders teaches medical and public health trainees and practitioners about the health risks of excessive alcohol use as well as the approaches used to prevent and treat alcohol misuse. In addition, it provides practical insight into screening and assessment techniques for alcohol use disorders. The course is designed to help you gain: A basic introduction to alcohol use disorders and their causes. An overview of screening and interventions for alcohol use disorders. A brief overview of urgent situations and common comorbidities associated with alcohol use disorders. A brief overview of the direct physical effects and the indirect social effects of alcohol use disorders. Insights about the strategies used to communicate with people seeking care, their families, and caregivers. There are four (4) modules to complete, which include: Module 1: Introduction to Alcohol Use Disorder Module 2: Withdrawal and Consequences of Alcohol Use Disorder Module 3: Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder Module 4: Care of Special Populations Approximate time for completion of this course is 15 hours at an average reading rate of 144 words/minute. Engaging with this course To register for this course, complete the registration form. Begin the course with Module 1. For each lesson, read the description. There is a final quiz to assess your understanding of some important concepts. Click on the hyperlinks to take you to these items in each topic. Requirements to obtain the certificate You may browse this course for free to learn for your personal enrichment. There are no requirements. To obtain a certificate, a learner must successfully complete: All reading requirements The final exam with a minimum of 70% and a maximum of 3 attempts and The self and course evaluation forms

Contact Details

  • 158 Pitzer Road, Glen Austin AH, Midrand, South Africa


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