What Happened? Alcohol, Memory Blackouts, and the Brain

About the Course:

This article reviews what is currently known regarding the specific features of acute alcohol-induced memory dysfunction, particularly alcohol-induced blackouts, and the pharmacological mechanisms underlying them.

Journal/Publisher:

Alcohol Research and Health

Publication Date:

2003

Course Material Author

Aaron M. White, Ph.D.

Aaron M. White, Ph.D., is an assistant research professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about alcohol, memory blackouts, and the brain. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the effects of alcohol on memory.

  2. Explain how alcohol impairs memory.

  3. Identify the brain regions involved in alcohol-induced memory impairments.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Number 101470
1 credit hour
Online Article
Exam Fee: $6.97
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