Basics of Pharmacology and Alcohol

Join us for the first offering in this informative pharmacology course series. This course will explore the pharmacology of alcohol. The presenter will cover how alcohol addiction impacts major brain regions and the acute and chronic symptoms associated with alcohol use. Specific features of alcohol dependence and withdrawal will be discussed. Additionally, we will discuss alcohol use during pregnancy and the categories of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). 

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

 

  1. Define alcohol addiction and list the components that influence stigma.
  2. Describe the acute and chronic effects of alcohol use.

 

Course developed by the Northwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) with support from SAMHSA Cooperative Agreement Number is: # H79SP080995-01

1.5 Hour Certificate of Completion Available

Starts: Aug. 24, 2021 8:06 pm
Ends: Aug. 25, 2021 8:06 pm
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