Inpatient Treatment of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology and complications of alcohol withdrawal
  2. Identify tools for predicting and assessing alcohol withdrawal
  3. Discuss guidelines, pharmacotherapy and literature for inpatients with AWS with a focus on benzodiazepines and phenobarbital
  4. Outline the role of adjunct medications in alcohol withdrawal

Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and CCSME. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this regularly scheduled series for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Nurses and Nurse Practitioners will be awarded a certificate of participation with a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Contact Hours
1 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals.
1 Category I contact hours for psychologists. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
1 contact hours for Alcohol and Drug Counselors pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
1 contact hours CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

 

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Date

Jul 31 2024

Time

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

Webinar

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Maine Substance Use Disorders Learning Community

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Maine Substance Use Disorders Learning Community