HCA: When Your Client is Alcoholic
The goal of this course is to help HCAs learn about alcoholism and how to care for their alcoholic clients.

Course Publication Date: September 10, 2021

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

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:HCA-ALCOHOL-21
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Home Care Aide
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss alcohol and aging.

  • Identify how alcoholism can affect the brain and behavior.

  • Discuss sex differences in the genetic risk for alcoholism.

  • State the major cause of death and illness in the U.S. and how alcohol plays a significant role.

  • State how some children of alcoholics are different because of alcoholism.

  • Discuss alcoholism and co-occurring disorders.

  • Discuss the genetic risk for alcoholism.

  • Name the four symptoms used to describe alcoholism.

  • Describe risk factors and other conditions that influence alcohol-related brain damage.

  • Identify how alcohol interferes with the nutritional process.


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