Alcohol Awareness

Prevention and Service Support Team NHS Ayrshire and Arran
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This one day course is designed to raise awareness, increase knowledge and confidence of alcohol and issues related to alcohol. This level caters for all staff and partner agencies who require a basic knowledge of the issues surrounding alcohol.

Learning outcomes:
Participants can expect to:
• have an understanding of the impact of alcohol on our society as a whole including the latest news;
• be aware of how alcohol travels through the body and factors that influence its metabolism;
• develop an increased knowledge of what a unit is, what the safe guidelines are for both men and women and tips for sensible drinking;
• gain an overview of the short and long term effects of regularly exceeding the recommended daily limits for alcohol;
• be aware of the links between alcohol and fire, and be able to reduce the associated risks;
• develop an ability to identify the signs and symptoms of alcohol misuse;
• have an understanding of the impact of alcohol use during pregnancy;

This course maps to e-ksf dimensions: Core 1, 2 & 6. HWB 1 & 3. and DANOS AA1, AD1 & HSC330

For more information please contact the team.
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