Title

Diagnosis and Management of Alcohol Use Disorder

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

11-3-2016

Abstract

Objectives:

  • Appreciate the prevalence and implications of alcohol misuse in the US
  • Learn appropriate terminology related to alcohol use and misuse
  • Become familiar with validated screening tools to detect risky drinking
  • Review diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorder
  • Gain comfort with both non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for alcohol use disorder
  • Be aware of the various medical and psychosocial morbidities related to alcohol misuse

What will NOT BE COVERED:

  • Pathogenesis of alcohol use disorder
  • Management of alcohol withdrawal syndrome
  • Non-FDA approved/off-label treatments for alcohol use disorder
  • Management of alcohol misuse in adolescents
  • In depth review of medical complications of alcohol misuse

Presentation: 45:08