April Totman, Ms. Ed, BA, ADN, PMH-BC, CARN; Health Care Consulting Services; Camden, Maine
Discuss the 3 goals of detox according to the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
Review symptoms of an Alcohol Use Disorder as part of the DSM V.
Review signs and symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome.
Learn the variety of ways a person can detox from alcohol.
Review medications and protocols that can be used for treating alcohol withdrawal with the goal of preventing seizures and delirium tremens.
This course has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider for a maximum of 1.00 Nursing CE. The licensee must retain this document for a period of four (4) years after the course concludes.