Addiction Medicine for Non-Specialists for NPs and PAs

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

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Addiction Medicine for Non-Specialists provides a maximum of 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM and 12.50 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.

Target Audience

This educational activity was designed for internists, family physicians, general psychiatrists, emergency physicians, adolescent medicine doctors, pediatricians, and general neurologists.

Learning Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better 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

Additional Information

Partner: 
myCME
State Relevance: 
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.50 MOC
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
08/01/2019
Course expires: 
08/01/2022
Cost:
$299.00
Rating: 
0

Course Director

Christopher W. Shanahan, MD, MPH, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine Medical Director Massachusetts Consultation Service for Treatment of Addiction and Pain (MCSTAP)
Section of General Internal Medicine Department of Medicine
Boston Medical Center Boston, MA

Faculty

Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean
Continuing Medical Education, Director
Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

Nicholas Chadi, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Adolescent Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center
University of Montreal
QC, Canada

Phoebe Cushman, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Boston, MA
Diplomate in Addiction Medicine
American Board of Preventive Medicine

David Fiellin, MD
Professor of Medicine
Emergency Medicine, and Public Health
Director, Program in Addiction Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Hasmeena Kathuria, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Tobacco Treatment Center
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

Benjamin Linas, MD
Boston University
Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

Tae Woo Park, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Boston University School of Medicine
Attending Psychiatrist
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

John A. Renner, Jr., MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Boston University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Psychiatry
VA Boston Healthcare System
Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training Program BUMC/VA
Boston, MA

Richard Saitz, MD, MPH
Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS)
Professor of Community Health Sciences & Medicine
Boston University School of Public Health
Boston, MA

Alexander Y. Walley, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Grayken Addiction Medicine Fellowship
Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit
Boston Medical Center
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Zoe M. Weinstein, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Addiction Consult Service
Boston Medical Center
Assistant Director
Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program BU/BMC
Boston, MA

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Oakstone Publishing, LLC that the faculty and provider disclose real or apparent conflict of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Oakstone has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

Provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. 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 12.50 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.

AAFP Prescribed Credit

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

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.

Available Credit

  • 12.50 MOC
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Price

Cost:
$299.00
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