Addiction Medicine for Non-Specialists

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Short Course:  12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 08/01/2022)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  This educational activity was designed for internists, family physicians, general psychiatrists, emergency physicians, adolescent medicine doctors, pediatricians, and general neurologists.

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Addiction Medicine for Non-Specialists is a case-based, comprehensive look at the most relevant information on the identification and management of substance use disorders. Led by Christopher W. Shanahan, MD, MPH, this CME course covers major substances used — alcohol, opioids, stimulants, benzodiazepines, tobacco/nicotine, and cannabis — and defines longitudinal, comprehensive and coordinated care strategies. It will help you to better:
 
  • Define addiction in terms of it being a relapsing and chronic disease
  • Distinguish between pharmacologic, medical, and behavioral strategies for opioid use treatment
  • Outline approaches to identify and treat substance use in adolescents and adults
  • Identify the commonly occurring infectious diseases seen in patients with addictions
  • Compare prescribing patterns for patients with acute and chronic pain
  • Classify psychiatric disorders that coexist with substance use disorders

 

This course is strictly ONLINE with no download – an internet connection is critical in order to do this course.  Do not complete testing prior to the end of your chosen date period or your dates will be adjusted.

Series 1 (ADNS1A)

To view topic outline of the full course, see below:

Short Course:
ADNS1A
Short Course Price:
$795
Format:
Available in Interactive format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Addiction: A Progressive Relapsing Chronic Disease

Identification and Initial Management of Unhealthy Alcohol and Other Drug Use

Harm Reduction Including Overdose and Its Prevention

Management of Acute Intoxication, Withdrawal, and Early Recovery, and Perioperative Care in Persons with Unsafe Use of Licit and Illicit Substances

Alcohol Use Disorder: Assessment and Treatment

Opioids: Pharmacologic, Medical, and Behavioral Characteristics and Long-Term Management

Stimulants: Pharmacologic, Medical, and Behavioral Characteristics and Long-Term Management

Benzodiazepine Use Disorder

Substance Use Across the Life Span: A Focus on Adolescent Alcohol, Nicotine, and Cannabis Use

Tobacco/Nicotine: Pharmacologic, Medical, and Behavioral Characteristics and Long-Term Management

Pain and Addiction: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management

Addiction and Psychiatric Co-Morbidity

Office-Based Systems for Safer Opioid Prescribing for Acute and Chronic Pain and Long-Term Treatment of Substance Use Disorder in the Primary Care Setting

Value-Driven Priorities for Addressing Infectious Consequences of the Opioid Crisis

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
 
  • Describe addiction in terms of it being a relapsing and chronic disease
  • Differentiate among pharmacologic, medical, and behavioral strategies for opioid use treatment
  • Outline substance use identification and treatment for adolescents and adults
  • Identify the commonly occurring infectious diseases seen in patients with addictions
  • Compare prescribing for patients with acute pain and chronic pain
  • Identify psychiatric disorders that co-occur with substance use disorders

 

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Designation
 
Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
 
This Enduring Material activity, Addiction Medicine for Non-Specialists, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 08/01/2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Date of Original Release: August 1, 2019
Date of Credit Termination: August 1, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 12.5 hours
 
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.
 

 

Additional Information

INTERACTIVE COURSE INFORMATION

Available online, Addiction Medicine for Non-Specialists provides a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 12.5 ABIM MOC points. You get access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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