BC ECHO on Substance Use – Alcohol Use Disorder: Cycle 2, Session 1
Considerations for alcohol use disorder care across the age spectrum
Tuesday January 19, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM PST
Presenter: Dr. Joyce Coutts, MD, CCFP (AM, COE), dABAM; Addiction Medicine Family Physician, Island Health Geriatric Specialty Services, Rapid Access Addiction Clinic and Victoria Mental Health Clinic, Pandora Clinic, Victoria; Clinical Instructor, UBC Faculty of Medicine
At the end of this session, you should be able to:
- Describe patterns and rates of high-risk drinking and AUD across the age spectrum.
- Compare and contrast key differences in screening, diagnosing and treating high-risk drinking and AUD in older adults compared with an adult population.
- Compare and contrast key differences in screening, diagnosing, and treating high-risk drinking and AUD in youth and adolescents compared with an adult population.
- Apply strategies for engaging youth in high-risk drinking and AUD care.