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Nursing Grand Rounds – Excessive Alcohol Use: Nurse’s Role in Screening, Brief Intervention (Advice) & Referral for Treatment

Nurses encounter patients impacted by excessive alcohol use across all healthcare settings. This presentation will discuss the impact of excessive alcohol use on health and explore the underutilized role of the nurse in reducing risks related to excessive alcohol use.

Activity Date:
Start Date:   April 30, 2021
End Date:  April 30, 2024
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  • Ann M. Branen, RN, CARN

There is no fee for this activity, but to receive contact hours you must register online and complete the online Attestation and Evaluation form (you must register to access this form).

Learning Outcome

At the conclusion of this learning activity, (at least 75% of) participants will be able to discuss the expanded role of the nurse in screening, intervention, and referral for patients with excessive alcohol use.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 1.0 contact hour.

Requirements for Successful Completion

Dartmouth-Hitchcock will award contact hour(s) for successful completion. In order to receive full contact hour credit for this Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activity, you must:

  • View the entire presentation 
  • Complete the online Attestation of Attendance & Evaluation Form (you must register to access).

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have reported NO financial interest or relationship* with various companies. There were no individuals in a position to control the content that refused to disclose.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Bibliographic Sources
  • Resource list is included at the end of presentation.
Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions of the activity or regarding accreditation: 

Director of Continuing Nursing Education, Center for Nursing Excellence
Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

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