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2020 Improving Clinical Practice with Patients who have Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD): Performance in Practice (PIP) and SA Activity
Course Access Information
Original Date of Release: September 1, 2020
Enroll by: June 1, 2023
Expiration Date: September 1, 2023
Content Available Until: December 1, 2023

Ability to purchase this activity will end on the enroll by date to be sure learners have time to complete the activity for credit prior to the expiration date. This activity is available for the designated credit for two years after the original date of release. Once the activity expires, the content will be available for learners to view for one additional year. Access to the content will then be removed to ensure content validity in all AAAP educational activities.
Welcome to the Improving Clinical Practice with Patients who have Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD): Performance in Practice (PIP) and SA Activity

Target Audience: This activity will assist physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners and healthcare professionals to determine individual practice gaps and address them through a performance improvement plan designed to improve competence, performance, and patient outcomes.

Change Intended: As a result of this program, learners will determine individual practice gaps and address them through a performance improvement plan designed to improve competence, performance, and patient outcomes.

Core Competencies as a result of participating in this continuing education activity:
  • Interpersonal Skills and Communication
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Patient Care
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement

Educational Objectives:

  • Describe evidence-supported methods to screen for unhealthy alcohol use.
  • Assess patients’ alcohol use and identify at-risk use according to current guidelines.
  • Describe the elements of a brief intervention.
  • Identify evidence-supported first- and second-line medications for alcohol use disorder and compare their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Discuss the utility and limitations of available biomarkers of alcohol consumption.

Successful completion of this activity: You MUST COMPLETE all 3 stages to be awarded credit. Partial credit will not be awarded. 

The stages of this AUD PIP and SA activity: This PIP and SA activity follows the AMA-standardized three-stage process of a PI CME that includes:

  • Stage A - Assess: Assess your current practice against current evidence, expert consensus, and peers' practice; 
  • Stage B - Apply: Develop and follow your own improvement plan; 
  • Stage C - Evaluate: Reassess your practice to measure the effects of your improvement plan.


A minimum of 1 month must pass from the beginning to the final stage, but it is likely (and recommended) that the process will take 3-6 months.

Summary
Availability: Retired
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $350.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
Contains: 4 Courses
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