Alcohol's Damaging Effects on the Brain
Alcohol Alert #63
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101037
About the Course:
This alcohol alert reviews some common disorders associated with alcohol-related brain damage and the people at greatest risk for impairment. It looks at traditional as well as emerging therapies for the treatment and prevention of alcohol-related disorders and includes a brief look at the high-tech tools that are helping scientists to better understand the effects of alcohol on the brain.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about alcohol’s damaging effects on the brain. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Distinguish between blackouts and memory lapses.
Explain why women are more vulnerable to alcohol’s effects on the brain than men.
Describe the Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome.
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