Overview of Alcohol Use and Addiction: RHAB-101

Course code:21-AH-007
Dates:Alternate Course Dates
Fee: $25.00


This module examines alcohol use based on research from National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The module provides the foundational knowledge needed to understand what is meant by "low risk drinking", "heavy" or "at risk" drinking, binge drinking, and the DSM V diagnosis of alcohol use disorder. It will examine the impact that alcohol has on the brain and body.

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants will:

  1. Be able to define the continuum of drinking definitions- moderate drinking, low risk drinking, at risk drinking, & binge drinking
  2. Be able to state what is meant by a standard drink
  3. Explain what alcohol does to the brain and body


Meet the Faculty: https://ocpe.vcu.edu/counseling-and-behavioral-health/faculty.html
Registration Deadline: Registrations will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Each registrant will have 30 days/per clock hour to complete the module. Therefore if the module is worth one clock hour, the registrant has 30 days to complete it, and 60 days to complete a module worth 2 clock hours.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Once enrolled, there are no cancellations/refunds.

Transfers: Registrations may be transferred to a different module or person if requested in writing via email at ocpe@vcu.edu within 24 hours after enrollment. The participant must meet all qualifications required by the program.

In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees, but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including change or cancellation charges to include but not limited to airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.
Student/Participant Conduct:
All course and event participants are bound by all policies found at vcu.edu including:
VCU Honor System
VCU Code of Conduct
Sexual Misconduct/Assault/Harrassment and Sex/Gender Discrimination
For Academic Accommodations, please visit https://ocpe.vcu.edu/courses/policies.html#accommodations

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