BC ECHO on Substance Use – Alcohol Use Disorder: Cycle 1, Session 2

Screening for high-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder

Tuesday September 15, 12:00-1:00 PM PDT

Presenter: Dr. Sukhpreet Klaire, MD CCFP; Addiction Medicine Physician, Providence Health Care Clinician; Researcher, British Columbia Centre on Substance Use

At the end of this session, you should be able to:

  1. Describe Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines.
  2. Describe recommendations for screening for alcohol use in primary care.
  3. Apply the Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines in practice.
  4. Apply screening for high-risk alcohol use in practice.
  5. Diagnose alcohol use disorder using the DSM-V.