Professional Power Hour: Managing Alcohol Withdrawal

Professional Power Hour: Managing Alcohol Withdrawal

Managing Alcohol Withdrawal
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
2nd floor Conference Room, South Tower

Speakers
Daniel Watkins BSN, RN, Nurse Manager- Pathways

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can begin 4-12 hours after a patient’s last drink – and can even emerge while the patient is still intoxicated. Early assessment and appropriate treatment of alcohol withdrawal can prevent complications and improve patient outcomes. Join us to learn more about managing alcohol withdrawal, including:

  • -the effects of alcohol on the body
  • -the differences in alcohol abuse, dependence and withdrawal
  • -signs and symptoms of alcohol withdrawal
  • -potentially life-threatening complications
  • -best practice screening
  • -assessment tools
  • -recommended pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions

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