An Overview of the Screening and Pharmacological Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder
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Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is the most prevalent substance use disorder worldwide and affects over 14 million adults in the US. During this webinar we will discuss the current trends related to AUD and we will dive deep into appropriate screening for hazardous drinking and the pharmacological treatment for AUD.
- Discuss the prevalence of hazardous drinking and Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in the US
- Outline the recommendations for low-risk alcohol consumption and the methods for screening for hazardous drinking and AUD
- Review the pharmacological treatment options for AUD
Dr. Jasmine Carpenter is a board-certified psychiatric pharmacist. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Howard University College of Pharmacy. Upon graduating from Howard University, she completed her Post-Graduate Year-1 (PGY-1) Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. As a Mental Health Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, she provides clinical services and direct psychotropic management to patients receiving mental health and substance/alcohol use disorder services within primary care.
Outside of this role, Dr. Carpenter serves as adjunct faculty at Howard University College of Pharmacy and regularly provides psychopharmacology and substance abuse education and training on both a national and international level.