149026 - Treating alcohol dependence. Managing withdrawal and preventing relapse

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This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.

Relevance to General Practice

One in 25 adults in Australia becomes dependent on alcohol at some stage. Many dependent drinkers are reluctant to seek help or a specialist alcohol treatment service. GPs play a key role in earlier detection of alcohol dependence and can provide treatment for withdrawal (where safe to do so), relapse-prevention medicines and support.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify suitable cases for home withdrawal from alcohol
  • Choose an appropriate withdrawal regimen and appropriate relapse-prevention regimen
  • Recognise ways to increase safety of home withdrawal from alcohol
  • Type
    Online Learning
    Delivery
    Online
    Title
    149026 - Treating alcohol dependence. Managing withdrawal and preventing relapse
    Speciality Classification
    General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
    Location
    ONLINE
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    12-Dec-2018
    End Date
    19-Dec-2019
    CPD
    1.5 hours
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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