Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Reduce Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Adolescents and Adults

About the Course:

Unhealthy alcohol use is common and increasing in adults and is the most common cause of premature mortality in the United States. This study systematically reviews the benefits and harms of screening and nonpharmacologic interventions to reduce unhealthy alcohol use to inform the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Two investigators independently reviewed abstracts and full-text articles, then extracted data from fair- and good-quality trials, based on predetermined criteria. Random-effects meta-analysis was used to estimate benefits of the interventions.

Publication Date:

2017

Course Material Authors

Elizabeth A. O’Connor, PhD

Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates Evidence-based Practice Center Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
Portland, OR

Leslie A. Perdue, MPH

Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates Evidence-based Practice Center Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

Caitlyn A. Senger, MPH

Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates Evidence-based Practice Center Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

Recommended For:

Counselor, marriage and family therapist, primary care physicians, psychologists, researchers, social workers. This course is appropriate for all knowledge levels.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the key questions to ask to screen for Alcohol Use Disorders

  2. Extrapolate the effective questions and use them in clinical practice.

  3. Identify subgroups and factors that place patients at greater risk of developing Alcohol Use DIsorders.

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Course Number 102427
4.5 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $31.37
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56 members have taken this course