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Best Evidence Webinar: Pharmacotherapy for the Management of Alcohol Use Disorder

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Dr. Rupi Brar is an addiction and family medicine physician with the Portland Hotel Community Services Society in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side. She also works clinically at St .Paul’s Addiction Medicine Consult Service and is the Medical Director for Vancouver Coastal Health’s regional addiction program. Dr. Brar has completed a research fellowship at the BC Centre on Substance Use in Vancouver, Canada and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Dept of family practice.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This session will help participants with:
1) A brief overview of prevalence and epidemiology of alcohol use disorder.
2) Review screening and low risk drinking guidelines.
2) Review pharmacology for treatment of alcohol use disorder.