Outpatient Detoxification and Medical Management of Alcohol Use Disorder - October 24, 2022

This site is for learners who participated in the live October 24, 2022 program to claim credit.

Claiming Credit 

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Target Audience

Primary care physicians, internists, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and physician assistants

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Diagnose alcohol use disorder using the DSM-5 criteria
  • Utilize the Prediction of Alcohol Withdrawal Severity Scale (PAWSS) to determine whether a given patient may safely undergo outpatient detoxification from alcohol
  • Practice applying a benzodiazepine-based detoxification protocol for management of alcohol withdrawal in the outpatient setting
  • Compare medications for helping patients with alcohol use disorder decrease alcohol intake
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • 1.00 MA Opioid Education Statement
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
10/24/2022
Course expires: 
10/24/2023
Rating: 
0

Course Director: Chris Shanahan, MD

Accreditation Statements:
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1 hour of opioid education.

ADA statement: To request reasonable accommodations for a disability please contact MCSTAP@beaconhealthoptions.com, in writing, at least two weeks prior to the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • 1.00 MA Opioid Education Statement
  • 1.00 Participation
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