Alcohol Problems Among Emergency Department Patients (SW2008)

Author(s): Newsletter

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CLCP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs

Credit Hours: 10

Course Description

In this course, we will discuss patients with alcohol problems in the emergency department. We will focus on identifying these individuals and their impact on the emergency department as a whole.

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage.

Course Objectives

  1. Describe screening tests for identifying ED patients with alcohol problems.

  2. Describe reasons why ED physicians do not address a patient's alcohol problem in the Emergency Department?

Course Overview


  • Introduction, Final Recommendations, and The Spectrum of Alcohol Problems and the Scope of Emergency Medicine Practice

  • Identifying ED Patients with Alcohol Problems

  • Intervening with Alcohol Problems in Emergency Settings

  • Implementing Preventive Interventions in Emergency Medicine: Strategic Considerations

  • Discussion of Draft Recommendations 

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