RCGP Certificate in the Management of Alcohol Problems
in Primary Care Level 1

Course Overview

The misuse of alcohol is a serious health issue of national concern with evidence of significant harms caused by misuse in the UK and worldwide.

Dealing with the consequences of physical and mental health and the impact on society is a challenge for everybody working in healthcare.

This certificated training has been developed in response to increasing demand for education in the treatment for alcohol misuse.

The training course aims to improve participants’ understanding of alcohol-related problems and equips participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to manage their patients and supporting carers.

Spectrum Learn & Develop is the provider of this RCGP course.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify alcohol related harm
  • Identify harmful and dependent drinking
  • Diagnose severity of alcohol dependence
  • Understand treatment options
  • Develop skills to treat problem drinking
  • Deliver enhanced services for problem drinkers

Course Details:

  • A full day accredited RCGP face-to-face training session led by Spectrum Learn & Develop.
  • An eLearning course led by RCGP (approximately 3.5 Hours). We recommend that this is completed prior to the face-to-face training.
  • 10 CPD hours will be gained on completion of this course.
  • Both sections of the course must be completed within a 6-month period to be awarded the Certificate in the Management of Alcohol Problems in Primary Care.
  • Click here to complete the online learning module.

Additional booking information

If you have any questions about the Spectrum Learn & Develop course, please contact us on:

Phone: 01924 311405

Email: Alcohol@spectrum-cic.nhs.uk

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