May 23, 2018 , 8:30 am , 4 pm

130 Pembroke Road Suite 100

Concord, NH

With Sharon Morello, BSN, RN

A 6 hour training event May 23, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)

NHADACA, 130 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301

 PRESENTATION:  This training will focus on the impact of alcohol on the entire system including neurobiological change as well as medical complications from continued alcohol use. The participants will be able to identify symptoms of alcohol intoxication and impairment and alcohol overdose and identify steps to assist in rescue.  The alcohol withdrawal syndrome will be reviewed in depth and appropriate treatment options during and after withdrawal.   Medications to treat withdrawal will be review as well as medication to assist in early recovery.  As a result of attending this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify neuroreceptors and impact on patients with Alcohol Use Disorder
  2. List the medical consequences of chronic alcohol use
  3. Demonstrate use of the Clinical Alcohol Withdrawal Scale (CIWA) in assessment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome
  4. Identify crisis response steps in the event of an overdose or alcohol poisoning
  5. Recognize assessment criteria that would determine level of care placement for withdrawal management.


ABOUT THE PRESENTER:  Sharon has worked in nursing since 1976 and in behavioral health since 1985.   She has experience in all levels of care of behavioral health from acute care to community mental health to medication assisted treatment.   She has previous experience as Director of Nursing, Quality Improvement and Training and Development.   She has been a CARF surveyor for opioid treatment Programs across the country, national consultant for evidence based practices  in opioid treatment  programs and a  NIDA (National Institute Drug Administration)Suboxone Trainer.  In the past year she has trained over 700 nurses in RI on “Re-Thinking Addiction:  Opioid Epidemic and Medication Assisted Treatment.”

Fee:  *NHADACA Members:  $50;   *Non-Members $60;   *NBCC add $5.    Lunch will be on your own.  For registration & scholarship information contact:  603-225-7060,

6 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains:  3
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 4, 14, 16
Certified Prevention Specialist Domains:  6
NASW: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A

PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form.  For multiple registrants you must register each one individually. Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received.  Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration.  Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a wait list until payment is received.  We strongly encourage payment by credit card for trainings of high demand topics.  Thank you.

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.