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Alcoholism: Facts, Comorbidities, and Treatments (NA1708)


Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA


Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCAPP, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CNLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRCC, CRRN, CVE, CVRP, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Specific , MSCC, NAADAC, RNs, VRA-Canada


Credit Hours: 6

***Please Note*** Due to recent changes by CCMC regarding how they assign CE hours for self-study coursework, many courses will renew at reduced credit for CCMs. CEU hours will remain the same for all non-CCM certificates.


Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview



Course Objectives

  1. Define alcoholism, treatments, and complications of diseases related to alcohol use.

  2. Compare and contrast the DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria for alcohol use disorder (AUD).

  3. List signs and symptoms of alcohol overdose and the recommendations for safe amounts of alcohol for both women and men.

  4. Explain the benefits of moderate drinking.

  5. Describe the relationship of alcohol on age, dual diagnosis, PTSD and the complex relationship between alcohol and women.

Course Outline

  1. Alcohol in America

  2. DSM-IV and DSM-5 changes related to alcohol use disorder (AUD)

  3. Facts about alcohol

  4. Alcoholism, risk factors, and treatment

  5. Alcohol related liver disease

  6. Diseases worsened by long term alcohol use

  7. Binge drinking and underage drinking

  8. Special considerations in relationship to alcohol:
    a. Age
    b. Women
    c. Dual diagnosis
    d. PTSD
    e. ADA law

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- CRRN