Webinar: Pharmacology for prevention specialists: Basics of pharmacology and alcohol
Join us for the first offering in this informative pharmacology webinar series. This webinar will explore the pharmacology of alcohol. The presenter will cover how alcohol addiction impacts major brain regions and the acute and chronic symptoms associated with alcohol use. Specific features of alcohol dependence and withdrawal will be discussed. Additionally, we will discuss alcohol use during pregnancy and the categories of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The webinar will use Zoom technology and the format will be interactive with ample time for questions
By the end of the series, participants will be able to:
- Define alcohol addiction and list the components that influence stigma.
- Describe the acute and chronic effects of alcohol use.