Clinical Encounters: Alcohol
Alan Baker: Identify and Intervene for Alcohol Misuse in an Unrelated Visit
0.5 out of 2.5 hrs
Goals: Identify, assess and provide intervention for a patient with excess alcohol use who is being seen for another concern.
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What skills are taught? This case will prepare you to:
- Screen for alcohol use problems in the context of an office visit for another medical problem.
- Provide brief interventions for excess alcohol use during an office visit for another medical problem.
- Use motivational interviewing and coaching techniques to address patient resistance to health behavior change and to set goals.
- Recommend appropriate treatment for an alcohol use problem of moderate severity.