This app for tablets and smartphones provides evidence based guidance on screening, diagnosis, and the management of alcohol problems in primary care, emergency department and inpatient clinical settings.
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A two page complete description of the full curriculum offerings.
This video archive shows the presentation given at McMaster University by Dr. Anthony Levinson and Michael DeVillaer on November 5, 2012 to the medical students as part of the MF5 curriculum.
The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse's guidelines for promoting low-risk guidelines among patients.
CAMH Knowledge Exchange gives you quick access to the best available online information, tools and resources. As it evolves, KnowledgeX will also provide opportunities to collaborate and communicate with other addiction and mental health professionals.
For more information: www.knowledgex.camh.net
This collaboration between the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and McMaster is an educational initiative to promote curriculum innovation and resources related to the spectrum of alcohol use disorders. Funded by a grant from CAMH, in partnership with CREATE Canada, we seek to bring high quality, evidence-based tools and resources to improve the training of physicians in the assessment and management of alcohol-related problems.
This module contains a number of exercises designed to assist the learner with clarification of values and attitudes. In our experience, some students may already have negative attitudes towards patients with drinking problems, such as feeling pessimistic about their ability to help these individuals, or ambivalence about the role of physicians in the treatment of these problems.
Intended for use both in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and for faculty development.
This module will walk you through the main aspects of alcohol dependence followed by case examples and valuable resources that will aid you in your practice.
This module covers the social and cultural context for drug use and drug problems, major types of drugs associated with problems, the prevalence of problems related to various types of drugs, and main indicators of prevalence.
This module contains information about screening, assessment and management of patients with alcohol use and major depression problems.
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The audio narration for each screen can also be accessed by clicking the 'CC' icon at the bottom left of the virtual classroom of these multimedia versions.
This app for tablets and smartphones is designed to help practicing physicians, residents, medical students and other health care workers in the management of alcohol use disorders. You will find evidence based guidance on screening, diagnosis, and the management of alcohol problems in primary care, emergency department and inpatient clinical settings.
A Pocket Reference for Physicians
This pocket reference guide is a handy tool about how to ask patients about alcohol use, how to assess for alcohol use disorders and how to advise the patient and assist through follow-up support.