Alcohol-Related Brain Damage (ARB) is the preferred term of the Royal College of Psychiatry for a collection of disorders related to long-term alcohol misuse such as: Wernicke’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff’s syndrome. Our 90 minute course will help you understand the differences between alcoholic hallucinosis and delerium tremens, confabulation from lying and the current best practice to manage ARBD.
What you will gain by attending:-
Understand the psychosocial & physical effects of prolonged alcohol misuse
Recognise the signs and symptoms of Wernicke’s encephalopathy
List the common features of Korsakoff’s syndrome
Describe the medical treatments for the; prevention, rehabilitation & maintenance for ARBD conditions
Explore how psychological therapies can help in the recovery process
Examine effective compensatory practices that can help people with irreversible dementia