What is Alcoholism?
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about alcoholism, and how it affects the world around us.

Course Publication Date: May 09, 2012

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera RNC, BS, CDE
Course No:A022412
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Women's Health

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2014.

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss alcohol abuse in the workplace.
  • State three questions to ask to find out if you or a loved one has a drinking problem.
  • Name three symptoms of alcoholism.
  • Discuss physical dependence and withdrawal symptoms.
  • Describe how alcohol is detoxified and removed from the blood.
  • List four statistics that show the scope of the problem of alcoholism.


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