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    In this fourth and final training for Addiction Medicine Action Network (AMAN) members, Schmidt Public Affairs will provide an overview of how to work with ASAM to draft an op-ed or letter to the editor and to understand best practices for media interviews.

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    Making a Difference Through Media


    As a health care professional who treats addiction, you understand the impact that federal and state legislation has on your practice and your patients. At ASAM, we are committed to elevating the voices of addiction medicine among key policymakers. ASAM's new grasstops program, the Addiction Medicine Action Network (AMAN), aims to leverage members’ advocacy relationships with lawmakers and expand member's advocacy skills.

    In this fourth and final training for AMAN members, Schmidt Public Affairs will provide an overview of how to work with ASAM to draft an op-ed or letter to the editor and to understand best practices for media interviews.  

    Interested in joining the Network? Whether you have existing advocacy relationships with lawmakers or simply want to develop new ones, consider applying for the ASAM Addiction Medicine Action Network (AMAN). As a member of AMAN, you will have access to advanced advocacy trainings and individualized advocacy support, and your work may be amplified and recognized through various communication channels. You can apply for AMAN by clicking here and completing the brief, online application.

    Session Information

    Date:  Friday, November 12, 2021

    Time: 12:00-12:30 pm ET

    Speaker(s): 

    • Schmidt Public Affairs Representative

    Learning Objectives

    By completing this session, you will be able to:

    1. Identify opportunities to support ASAM advocacy objectives through media
    2. Utilize basic media training tips, including interview skills and message discipline
    3. Interact with the media comfortably and effectively 

    Rebecca Reid

    Media Specialist

    Schmidt Public Affairs, LLC

    Rebecca Reid brings more than twenty years of experience in media relations and government affairs spanning the local, state and national political and press arenas. 

    As a journalist in the San Francisco market, Reid began her career as a radio reporter and producer and a television news writer for network affiliate newscasts. As press secretary for members of Congress, she worked regularly with the national press corps on issues such as foreign aid, defense funding, Medicare and nuclear energy.

    Following her tenure on Capitol Hill, including Press Secretary for Rep. Nancy Pelosi, she served as press secretary to County Executive Parris N. Glendening, prior to his election as Governor of Maryland. As director of Public Affairs for the Maryland Department of Transportation (DOT), Reid served as press secretary to the Secretary of Transportation, managed the Public Affairs Division for the DOT headquarters, and acted as liaison to the Offices of the Secretary and the Governor for all DOT modal administration public information officers.

    As the chief consultant of her own public affairs firm, Reid provided a full range of media relations, government affairs and association management services to health care provider groups.

    During her tenure at Edelman Worldwide in Washington, D.C., she served as Vice President of Media Relations for the Healthcare Practice and played a key role in garnering earned media placements for several clients in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN, network news and major dailies across the country. Other clients included pharmaceutical companies, The Joint Commission, quality improvement organizations, and organizations advocating on various issues such as cancer care and stem cell research.

    For the last decade, Rebecca has managed national media outreach for SPA as well as written materials including, opinion-editorials, testimony before federal agencies and congressional committees and press conference scripts for various healthcare clients.

    In addition to her extensive media background, Reid has experience in local, state and congressional political campaigns and has managed national advocacy coalitions.

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    This four-part series of trainings for Addiction Medicine Action Network (AMAN) members will cover introductory topics on addiction medicine advocacy.

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    2021 Training Series


    As a health care professional who treats addiction, you understand the impact that federal and state legislation has on your practice and your patients. At ASAM, we are committed to elevating the voices of addiction medicine among key policymakers. ASAM's new grasstops program, the Addiction Medicine Action Network (AMAN), aims to leverage members’ advocacy relationships with lawmakers and expand members' advocacy skills.

    This four-part series of trainings for AMAN members will cover introductory topics on addiction medicine advocacy. This series will be available live for AMAN members and as free on-demand recordings for everyone. 

    Interested in joining the Network? Whether you have existing advocacy relationships with lawmakers or simply want to develop new ones, consider applying for the ASAM Addiction Medicine Action Network (AMAN). As a member of AMAN, you will have access to advanced advocacy trainings, individualized advocacy support, and your work may be amplified and recognized through various communication channels. You can apply for AMAN by clicking here and completing the brief, online application.

    Training Topics & Dates

    1. Overview of the New Congress and Tips for Meeting with Your Members of Congress- Monday, March 22, 2021 3:30-4:00pm ET (Part of ASAM's Addiction Medicine Advocacy Conference)
    2. Connecting Your Story to ASAM Policy Priorities for the 117th Congress- Friday May 21, 2021 12:00-12:30pm ET
    3. August Recess: Making the Most of In-District Meetings & Online Advocacy- Friday, July 30, 2021 12:00-12:30pm ET
    4. Making a Difference Through Media- Friday, November 12, 2021 12:00-12:30pm ET
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    This free series of live and on-demand webinars occurs on the first Friday of the month and discusses addiction/toxicology cases in an interactive fashion featuring experts from addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, and medical toxicology.

    ASAM/ACMT Addiction Toxicology Case Conference Webinar Series

    On-Demand Webinars

    Overview

    This free series of live and on-demand webinars occurs on the first Friday of the month and discusses addiction/toxicology cases in an interactive fashion featuring experts from addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, and medical toxicology.

    The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) recurring "Addiction Toxicology Case Conference" series is co-hosted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The co-hosted series is an interactive discussion of addiction toxicology cases and will feature ASAM and ACMT members, as well as guest experts. This series of sessions provides a comprehensive overview of COVID-19 resources and focuses on challenging cases to inform your practices during the pandemic.

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: all members of the care team. 

    This activity addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Based Knowledge, Practice Based Learning.

    Live webinars occur on the first Friday of every month, register for the live Case Conference here. You can access on-demand recordings of previous Case Conferences in the contents tab. 

    Registration Rates

    ASAM Learner TypeRate
    ASAM Member$0
    Non-Member$0
    Associate Member$0
    Resident Member*$0
    Student Member*$0

    *Residents, Fellows-in-training, Interns, and Students must join ASAM to receive a discounted registration rate. Click here to become an ASAM member. National and Chapter membership dues apply. There is no charge for Students to become a Member, but verification of student status is required.

    Membership Question?  Call ASAM at 1.301.656.3920, email us, or view the ASAM website for more information.

    Refunds & Cancellations

    All ASAM e-Learning Center refund requests must be made in writing to Education@ASAM.org within 90 days of purchase. Those requesting refunds for courses that are in progress will receive partial refunds or e-Learning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 08/09/2024

    Instructions

    1. Click on the Content tab to select the 2020 or 2021 webinar series.
    2. Click on the Content tab again to view the sessions.
    3. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled Claim Certificate of Completion. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

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    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please check the FAQ page or e-mail Education@ASAM.org

    ASAM is proud to offer eSSENTIAL Accessibility to ensure our website is accessible and functional for all our learners while providing free assistive technology for people with the widest possible range of abilities.

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    This free series of live and on-demand webinars occurs on the first Friday of the month and discusses addiction/toxicology cases in an interactive fashion featuring experts from addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, and medical toxicology.

    2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conferences

    Live & On-Demand Webinars

    Overview

    This free series of live and on-demand webinars occurs on the first Friday of the month and discusses addiction/toxicology cases in an interactive fashion featuring experts from addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, and medical toxicology.

    The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) recurring "3rd Friday Addiction Toxicology Case Conference" series is co-hosted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The co-hosted series is an interactive discussion of addiction toxicology cases and will feature ASAM and ACMT members, as well as guest experts. 

    Live webinars occur on the first Friday of every month, register for the live Case Conference here. You can access on-demand recordings of previous Case Conferences in the contents tab. 

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: all members of the care team. 

    This activity addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Based Knowledge, Practice Based Learning.

    Please Note: CME is available for the ACMT webinars between April 2020 and January 8, 2021. Certificates of attendance are available for Case Conferences held after January 8, 2021.

    Registration Rates

    ASAM Learner TypeRate
    ASAM Member$0
    Non-Member$0
    Associate Member$0
    Resident Member*$0
    Student Member*$0

    *Residents, Fellows-in-training, Interns, and Students must join ASAM to receive a discounted registration rate. Click here to become an ASAM member. National and Chapter membership dues apply. There is no charge for Students to become a Member, but verification of student status is required.

    Membership Question?  Call ASAM at 1.301.656.3920, email us, or view the ASAM website for more information.

    Refunds & Cancellations

    All ASAM e-Learning Center refund requests must be made in writing to Education@ASAM.org within 90 days of purchase. Those requesting refunds for courses that are in progress will receive partial refunds or e-Learning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 08/16/2024

    Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to begin this activity.
    2. Click the dates in the contents menu to view the sessions and presentation slides.
    3. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled View Certificate of Completion. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

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    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please check the FAQ page or e-mail Education@ASAM.org

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    Moderators: 
      Timothy J. Wiegand, MD, FACMT, FAACT, DFASAM (ACMT/ASAM Expert) 
      Director of Toxicology and of the Toxicology Consult Service, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 
      Gloria J. Baciewicz, MD, FASAM 
      Director, Addiction Psychiatry Program (called Strong Recovery Addiction Psychiatry Program); Medical Director, Adult Ambulatory Program for Strong Health; Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 
    Friday, January 8, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
      Arianna Sampson Campbell, PA-C (Guest Expert)
      Director, Co-Principal Investigator, California Bridge, Placerville, CA

      Frank J. Edwards, MD, FACEP (Guest Expert)
      GME Research Director, Associate Designated Institutional Official, Arnot Health Graduate Medical Education, Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY

      Eric J. Hill, CADC-I (Guest Expert)
      Substance Use Navigator, Emergency Department, Marshall Medical Center, Placerville, CA

      Nicholas Nacca, MD (ACMT Expert)
      Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

      Ross Sullivan, MD (ACMT/ASAM Expert)
      Director of Medical Toxicology, Upstate University Hospital; Director, Upstate Emergency Medicine Opioid Bridge Clinic; Medical Director, Helio Health, Syracuse, NY
    Cases:
    1. A 27-year-old M presents to the ED with cellulitis from IVDU. He had relapsed with fentanyl and cocaine in April 2020 as a month Rx his pharmacy changed to delivering all medication early in the COVID-19 pandemic and his Rx was “stolen”. He’d gone without buprenorphine/naloxone for several days and, unable to contact his clinic, he’d used heroin/fentanyl then was, “just back at it....” Interested in getting back into treatment and restarting buprenorphine/naloxone as soon as possible.
    2. A 38-year-old M is interested in getting help for stimulant and opioid use but the inpatient program he’d wanted to enter is “holding admits due to a COVID19 outbreak,” and there is a two-week wait for either telemedicine or on-site evaluation at the county treatment program in a rural part of the state. After 3 days of trying to “detox at home,” he presents to the Emergency Department because, “I didn’t know what else to do.” Patient is in florid opioid withdrawal with rhinorrhea, tearing, yawns repeatedly, has vomiting and diarrhea and is extremely anxious and restless.
    Friday, March 5, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
      Nancy Onisko, DO, FACEP (Guest Expert)
      Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Faculty in Medical Toxicology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Co-Director, Perinatal Intervention Program, Parkland Hospital and Health System, Dallas, TX
      Neil S. Seligman, MD, MS (Guest Expert)
      Director, Labor & Delivery, Strong Memorial Hospital; Associate Professor, Division of Maternal- Fetal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
      Tricia Wright, MD, MS, FACOG, DFASAM (ASAM Expert)
      Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Cases:
    1. A 29-year-old G2P10012 female delivers a 7 lb 2.8 oz baby boy at 38 3/7 weeks. Apgars at 1 min and 5 min 7 and 8. At 33 hours the newborn is noticed to be “jittery, have increased tone, very spitty” and has 6 x stools and 7 x emesis. Scoring 11 and 9 for NAS and transferred the following day to a tertiary care center. Mother has been diagnosed with BPAD and was taking a variety of medications, including venlafaxine, throughout pregnancy. No urine or meconium testing done. Toxicology consulted as patient’s NAS have increased to >15 on day 3 despite use of clonidine 1 mcg/kg/6 hours and phenobarbital 2.5 mg/kg/day. Is this SNRI withdrawal/discontinuation? How do you proceed?
    2. A 27-year-old female with a long history of polydrug dependence, including opioids and stimulants, had been staying in a local YWCA-associated program for women in recovery. She was prescribed 8/2 mg buprenorphine/naloxone SL TID and had been taking that for 6 months. She was also prescribed gabapentin 800 mg PO TID (though reported taking extra at times). Other meds include clonidine (taken intermittently). After delivery, her baby is scoring much higher than anticipated, despite treatment for NAS, and the NICU consults Toxicology for evaluation regarding possible gabapentin and other substance withdrawal as well.
    Friday, April 2, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
      Erik Gunderson, MD, DFASAM (ASAM Expert)
      Director, Center for Wellness and Change; Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
      Barry K. Logan, PhD, F-ABFT (Guest Expert)
      Executive Director, Center for Forensic Science Research and Education, Fredric Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation; Senior Vice President of Forensic Sciences, Chief Scientist, NMS Labs, Willow Grove, PA
      Michael Weaver, MD, DFASAM (ASAM Expert)
      Medical Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction; Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, TX
    Cases:
    1. A 31-year-old M with opioid use disorder and extensive history of synthetic cannabinoid dependence re-engages with an outpatient treatment program during COVID-19. He reports, “trouble restarting the Suboxone because of fentanyl,” and that he cannot stop using K2 because he has withdrawal when he does.
    2. A 25-year-old M is brought to the ED from jail after turning himself in. His significant other had encouraged him to do so for warrant, partly because he needed to stop using K2 and “sort everything out for a while.” During a search, several balloons containing a substance are discovered and two are recovered by the guards; however, one is grabbed and swallowed by the individual. He is brought to the ED and, shortly after arrival, has a seizure. His UDS is positive for fentanyl and negative for everything else.
    Friday, May 7, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
      Alexandra M. Amaducci, DO (ACMT Expert)
      Medical Toxicology Fellow, Emergency Medicine Physician, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Bethlehem, PA
      John A. Hopper, MD, DFASAM, FAAP, FACP (ASAM Expert)
      Recovery Medicine Physician, Integrated Health Associates, Ann Arbor, MI Clinical Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI Clinical Professor, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
      Daniel J. Sessions, MD (ACMT Expert)
      Medical Toxicologist, Emergency Care Consultants; Minnesota Poison Control Systems, Minneapolis, MN
    Cases:
    1. A 24-year-old M reports hearing loss and tinnitus after he is awoken from overdose from EMS-administered naloxone after using a “Research Chemical” he’d ordered from the Internet called MT-45.
    2. A 28-year-old M self-proclaimed ‘psychonaut’ has been using a ‘nootropic’ called tianeptine but reports, “it’s gotten out of hand.” He describes difficulty in stopping use and using in increasing amounts. When he tries to stop, he has diarrhea, chills and “shock-like feelings like static electricity but continuous.”
    Friday, June 4, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
      JoAn Laes, MD, FACMT, FASAM (ACMT/ASAM Expert)
      Attending Physician, Division of Addiction Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
      Barry K. Logan, PhD, F-ABFT (Guest Expert)
      Executive Director, Center for Forensic Science Research and Education, Fredric Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation; Senior Vice President of Forensic Sciences, Chief Scientist, NMS Labs, Willow Grove, PA
      Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, FASAM (ACMT/ASAM Expert)
      Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine; Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
      Rachel Wightman, MD (ACMT Expert)
      Director, Medical Toxicology Education; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI
    Cases:
    1. "I used to be able to take an 8 mg ‘Sub’ 24 hours after stopping. Now here I am in the ED!” A 24-year-old with panic, tearing, nausea, vomiting, and repeated yawning just can’t stop moving around after trying to restart buprenorphine/naloxone after 2 weeks of heavy heroin use.
    2. 3 doses of 4 mg IN naloxone in rapid succession in a patient down from presumed heroin OD is in severe withdrawal 20 minutes after rolls into the ED.
    3. 3 doses of 4 mg IN naloxone in rapid succession in a patient down from presumed heroin OD is in severe withdrawal 20 minutes after rolls into the ED.
    Friday, July 2, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
      Richard S. Dent, MD (Guest Expert)
      Medical Director, Chemical Dependency Services, Rochester Regional Health; Clinical Senior Instructor (Voluntary), Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
      Robert K. Horowitz, MD (Guest Expert)
      Chief, Division of Palliative Care; Georgia and Thomas Gosnell Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
      Thomas St. John, CRPA-P (Guest Expert)
      Peer Advocate, Delphi Rise, Rochester, NY
      Ross Sullivan, MD (ACMT/ASAM Expert)
      Director, Medical Toxicology Education; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI
    Cases:
    1. Coordinating treatment for a 57-year-old patient with head and neck cancer, and severe substance use disorder.
    2. 3 doses of 4 mg IN naloxone in rapid succession in a patient down from presumed heroin OD is in severe withdrawal 20 minutes after rolls into the ED.
    3. Balancing harm reduction strategies for a patient with severe opioid and stimulant use disorder who repeatedly requests restarting buprenorphine films from a detox setting.
    Friday, August 6, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
      Joseph D’Orazio, MD, FAAEM, FACMT (ACMT Expert)
      Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine; Director, Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
      Jeanmarie Perrone, MD, FACMT (ACMT Expert)
      Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Director, Division of Medical Toxicology and Addiction Medicine Initiatives, Perelman School of Medicine; Director, Penn Center for Addiction Medicine and Policy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
      Kelly S. Ramsey, MD, MPH, MA, FACP, FASAM (ASAM Expert)
      Chief of Medical Services, New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports, Albany, NY. Mayra Rodriguez Beltran, PA-C (Guest Expert)
      Director of Medical Services, Huther Doyle, Rochester, NY.
      Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM (ASAM Expert)
      Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY.
    Cases:
    1. Xylazine in the illicit drug supply and a cluster of overdose deaths.
    2. Vaccine hesitancy in substance use disorder treatment.

    Friday, September 3, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
    JoAn Laes, MD, FACMT, FASAM (ACMT/ASAM Expert)
    Attending Physician, Division of Addiction Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Kelly S. Ramsey, MD, MPH, MA, FACP, FASAM (ASAM Expert)
    Chief of Medical Services, New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports, Albany, NY.
    Mayra Rodriguez Beltran, PA-C (Guest Expert)
    Director of Medical Services, Huther Doyle, Rochester, NY.
    Cases:
    1. A 30-year-old male wants to stop drinking but not completely. Looking at the use of PRN naltrexone tablets before going out to events with alcohol.
    2. Home dosing of phenobarbital, different models of 'ambulatory detox' that incorporate telemedicine visits, and when to add anti-craving medications.

    Friday, October 1, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
      Timothy Carnes, MD (ASAM Expert)
      Director of Toxicology and of the Toxicology Consult Service, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY.
      Joseph Carpenter, MD (ACMT Expert)
      Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA.
      Zachary Illg, DO (Guest Expert)
      Medical Toxicology Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Alaina Steck, MD (ACMT Expert)
      Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University, Medical Director, Grady Medication-Assisted Opioid Treatment (MAOT) Clinic, Assistant Medical Director, Georgia Poison Center, Atlanta, GA.
    Cases:
    1. 23-year-old male with use of 7 grams a day of phenibut with anxiety, tremors, and sweats with any attempts to taper. Looking for a withdrawal protocol at a medically supervised detoxification level of care for 7-10 days.
    2. Patient with use of kratom, alcohol, and sedatives (intermittent benzodiazepines) has a seizure after brief relapse with alcohol about a week after leaving detox for alcohol and sedative use. Kratom use was not addressed during detox.
    Friday, November 5, 2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference
    Speakers: 
      Ross Sullivan, MD (ACMT Expert)
      Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director of Medical Toxicology, Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, NY
      Katherine Tineo-Komatsu, LCSW, RYT (Guest Expert)
      Social Worker, The Mount Sinai Hospital; Adjunct Lecturer, Columbia School of Social Work, New York, NY
      Linda Wang, MD (Guest Expert)
      Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
    Cases:
    1. A case-based discussion for a hospitalized patient with chronic pain and addiction who has concerns about the EHR documentation, stigma, and her diagnosis. Provides context for discussion of some ethical issues in the treatment of substance use disorders and addiction.
    2. 64 year-old M with long history of alcohol use disorder and medical complications from his chronic use of alcohol has numerous detoxification visits interspersed with inpatient treatment, hospital visits and brief links to halfway houses or shelters with rapid return to use and very unstable housing/community support.

    Please Note: CME is available for the ACMT webinars between April 2020 and January 8, 2021. Certificates of attendance are available for Case Conferences held after January 8, 2021.

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    ACCME Accreditation Statement

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    This activity does not include any credits.  Learners do have the ability to download a certificate of completion.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee members and Presenters have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

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    This 1-hour on-demand module covers screening and assessment tools for patients at risk for pain and addiction, barriers to effective and efficient use, strategies to overcome these barriers, and providing initial and on-going drug screenings. This is the third of six modules in The ASAM Pain & Addiction Essentials series.

    The ASAM Pain & Addiction Essentials Online
    Module 3: Screening & Assessment

    On-Demand Module

    Overview

    This 1-hour on-demand module covers widely available, validated, and practical screening and assessment tools for patients at risk for pain and addiction. The module also discusses barriers to effective and efficient use of these tools along with ways to address these barriers. Considerations for providing sensitive, patient-centered care in providing initial drug screenings and in on-going monitoring of substance use are also discussed.

    This module is part of The ASAM Pain & Addiction Essentials, a series of 6 online modules (rolled out throughout 2021) that cover the foundations of pain and addiction including the science, stigma, screening and assessment, treatment, and interdisciplinary approaches. All modules can be taken together as a full 6-hour course or can be taken individually to fill learner knowledge gaps in pain and addiction topics. 

    Learners looking for more advanced topics in pain and addiction should register for the Applied Skills Workshop (intermediate level) or the Common Threads Course (advanced level), learn more here

    The target audience for this module includes: primary care physicians, fellows in training and residents, providers who are new to addiction medicine or are early in their career and other members of the care team who are looking for introductory topics on pain and addiction.

    This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, and Systems Based Practice. 

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Explain the role of screening and assessment for pain or addiction in a primary care practice, and how they may be integrated into patient care.
    2. Compare the widely available, validated standardized tools used to screen and assess risk for substance use disorders, chronic pain conditions, or other key co-occurring conditions.
    3. Explore considerations for patient-centered care in both initial drug screenings and in on-going monitoring of substance use.
    4. Identify barriers that providers face in integrating the use of screening and assessment tools into a primary care practice.
    5. Identify strategies that support providers and their treatment teams in conducting efficient, effective, and patient-centered screening and assessments.

    Fees

    Rate DescriptionRate
    ASAM Member$29
    Non-Member$39
    Associate Member$19
    Resident Member*$19
    Student Member*$19

    *Residents, Fellows-in-training, Interns, and Students must join ASAM to receive a discounted registration rate. Click here to become an ASAM member. National and Chapter membership dues apply. There is no charge for Students to become a Member, but verification of student status is required.

    Membership Question?  Call ASAM at 1.301.656.3920, email us, or view the ASAM website for more information.

    Refunds & Cancellations

    All ASAM e-Learning Center refund requests must be made in writing to education@asam.org within 90 days of purchase. Those requesting refunds for courses that are in progress will receive partial refunds or e-Learning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 10/11/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to begin this activity.
    2. Click Complete Post Test to answer multiple choice questions. Participants will have 10 attempts to pass and must answer 2 out of [total # of 3 questions correctly.
    3. Click Complete Evaluation to provide valuable activity feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled Claim Credits & Certificate. Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

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    Donald R. Teater

    MD, MPH

    Don Teater MD, MPH is a family physician who has worked in western North Carolina for the past 30 years. Since 2004 he has focused on the intersection of pain, opioids, and addiction. Don was the lead facilitator for the expert panel during the development of the CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

    From 2013-2016, Don was the Medical Advisor at the National Safety Council leading their effort to reduce opioid abuse and overdose in the community and in the workplace. He continues to work with federal and state government organizations, medical organizations and nonprofits in addressing many aspects of the opioid epidemic.

    While working on the public health aspects of the opioid epidemic, he sees patients one day a week treating opioid use disorder and chronic pain in Waynesville, NC by telemedicine. He also works one week each month as a pain and addiction specialist seeing Alaska Native patients with the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) in Juneau, AK.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    Launette Marie Rieb

    MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP, DABAM, FASAM

    Launette Rieb, MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP, DABAM, FASAM is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. She is a Family Physician and diplomat of The American Board of Addiction Medicine. She did her graduate work in the area of pain physiology. She completed a postgraduate UBC Clinical Scholar's Program in 2015 and a NIDA sponsored Canadian Addiction Medicine Research Fellowship in 2016 resulting in publication on a newly described opioid pain phenomenon - withdrawal-associated injury-site pain (WISP). She has also published on fentanyl and heroin overdose deaths in BC, as well as on addiction in a variety of marginalized populations. Dr. Rieb is the Medical Director of a multidisciplinary team at OrionHealth (Vancouver Pain Clinic), and works as a consultant for the Rapid Access Addictions Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. In addition, she does addiction medicine consultations for The Orchard Recovery Centre, on Bowen Island. Dr. Rieb has taught addiction medicine in the undergraduate and postgraduate medical programs at UBC, and at national and international conferences for 24 years. Dr. Rieb was the co-creator and initial Physician Director of the St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Addiction Medicine Fellowship (now the BC Centre on Substance Use Addiction Medicine Fellowship). She is a member of the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine’s Education Committee and the College of Family Physician of Canada's Competency Creation Working Group for the Certificate of Added Competency in Addiction Medicine. Dr. Rieb is the past recipient of a UBC Faculty of Medicine Post Graduate Teaching Award. 

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types


    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    ACCME Accreditation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
    This activity has been approved by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #295, ASAM is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
    This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1222.

    California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)

    This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205.

    California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
    This educational program is approved by CCAPP: #OS-20-330-1222.

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
    Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.

    Maintenance of Certification (MOC) or Continuing Certification Programs (CCP)


    American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

    American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
    This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology TM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®.

    American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 1 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 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 credits.

    American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and/or Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    Successful completion of this CME activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s (ABPN) CME requirement for Maintenance of Certification program.

    American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    Successful completion of this activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) Tmoc credit requirements.

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
    Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits.

    Disclosure Information


    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee members and Presenters have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

    To view all disclosures, click here.

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      • Non-Member - $39
      • Regular Member - $29
      • Retired - $19
      • Early Career Physician - $29
      • Resident - $19
      • Student - $19
      • Associate - $19
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $29
      • Emeritus Member - $29
      • Provisional Member - $29
      • Fellow Member - $29
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  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 8-hour virtual live course covers developing patient-centered service plans and making objective decisions about patient admission, continuing care, and transfer/discharge for individuals with addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions.

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    ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course
    Friday, December 3, 2021 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm PT
    Virtual Live Course

    Overview

    This 8-hour live virtual course covers a comprehensive suite of competency-based learning activities in a live interactive webinar delivery format that meets the learning needs of the multiple audiences making use of the Criteria and results in the appropriate use of the Criteria in practice. This is a practical training designed to help develop patient-centered service plans and make objective decisions about patient admission, continuing care, and transfer/discharge for individuals with addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions. 

    The workshop content is based on information found in The ASAM Criteria: Treatment Criteria for Addictive, Substance-Related, and Co-Occurring Conditions, Third Edition and incorporates an opportunity for participants to practice applying the information through case-based activities. Learners will have the opportunity to ask the presenter questions in real time, participate in polling questions and break into small groups. 

    The ASAM Criteria Course can also serve as a bridge to the implementation of a provider credentialing program. Providers who have completed ASAM approved training can gain the initial skill set to deliver care in compliance with The ASAM Criteria.

    The target audience for this beginner, intermediate, and advanced course include: counselors, social workers, payers, administrators, and other clinical staff.

    This course addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, and Systems Based Practice.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Describe the underlying principles and concepts of the ASAM Criteria
    2. Identify the six dimensions of the ASAM Criteria’s multidimensional patient assessment
    3. Determine treatment priorities based on risk assessment to guide treatment and service planning
    4. Determine an appropriate level of care and treatment priorities based on risk assessment
    5. Implement the ASAM Criteria, in the context of system challenges, for patients with addiction to ensure appropriate level of care and treatment outcomes.

    Registration Rates

    ASAM Learner TypeRate
    ASAM Member$149
    Non-Member$199
    Associate Member$99
    Resident Member*$99
    Student Member*$99

    *Residents, Fellows-in-training, Interns, and Students must join ASAM to receive a discounted registration rate. Click here to become an ASAM member. National and Chapter membership dues apply. There is no charge for Students to become a Member, but verification of student status is required.

    Membership Question?  Call ASAM at 1.301.656.3920, email us, or view the ASAM website for more information.

    Refunds & Cancellations

    All ASAM e-Learning Center refund requests must be made in writing to Education@ASAM.org within 90 days of purchase. Those requesting refunds for courses that are in progress will receive partial refunds or e-Learning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 12/03/2021

    Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to attend the virtual-live course.
    2. Click Complete Post Test to answer multiple choice questions. Participants will have 10 attempts to pass and must answer 17 out of 24 questions correctly.
    3. Click Complete Evaluation to provide valuable activity feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    4. Click Complete Presenter Evaluation to answer evaluation questions pertaining to the presenter(s).
    5. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled Claim Credits & Certificate. Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

    Need Assistance?

    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please check the FAQ page or e-mail Education@ASAM.org

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    Christine R. Mulford

    RN, MSN, FNP-BC

    Christine R. Mulford, RN, MSN, FNP-BC brings her more than 15 years of clinical and leadership experience as a Nurse Practitioner to the practice of addiction medicine. She is passionate about individualized patient care as well as community education to end the stigma of substance use and mental health issues.

    Together with her physician partner, she started the first Emergency Room based withdrawal management service in the greater Phoenix area. Additionally, she maintains a private addiction medicine practice in Scottsdale, Arizona. Christine received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University where she was the 1998 Julia Hereford Merit Scholar. She resides in Phoenix, Arizona with her 2 sometimes well-behaved dogs. She enjoys live music, sports, and trying new hot sauces.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    Jennifer Harrison

    PhD, LMSW, CAADC

    Jennifer is a social worker, chemical addictions counselor, and an associate professor and the interim director for the School of Social Work at Western Michigan University.  Jennifer’s clinical work focuses on integrated substance use, mental health, and physical health services for individuals with co-occurring needs.  Her research interests and publication record include international social justice, co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and medical needs among adults, implementation of evidence-based practices, and peer services in behavioral health.  

    Jennifer co-authored the book Tips and topics:  Opening the toolbox for transforming services and systems with David Mee-Lee.  She has presented on interprofessional research and teaching in the U.S and internationally, and served on multiple expert panels with SAMHSA.  Jennifer is a co-principal investigator in two HRSA funded projects to impact the interprofessional behavioral health workforce.  She has co-developed a digital application, Goal Scaling Solutions, for use in telehealth and education settings, to help people develop, monitor, and communicate about their goals for wellness and recovery.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types


    ACCME Accreditation Statement

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

    The AAFP has reviewed The ASAM Criteria Course, and deemed it acceptable for 8.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed Credit(s). Term of approval is from 01/29/2021 to 01/29/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AMA/AAFP Equivalency

    AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 2/19/2021 to 2/19/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-201809.

    ASWB Accreditation Statement

    The ASAM Criteria Course, Course #3225, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by The American Society of Addiction Medicine as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 10/01/2020 - 10/01/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 8 Clinical continuing education credits. 

    ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course was previously named The ASAM Criteria Course. Social Workers may not claim credit for both courses.

    National Board for Certified Counselors ACEP

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7062. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The American Society of Addiction Medicine is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

    NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals

    This activity has been approved by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #295, ASAM is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)

    This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1222

    California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)

    This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205

    California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)

    This educational program is approved by CCAPP: #OS-20-330-1222

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

    Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.

    Maintenance of Certification (MOC) or Continuing Certification Programs (CCP)


    American Board of Medical Specialties MOC Approval Statement

    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Criteria Course has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology

    American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)

    The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 8 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

    American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

    This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology TM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®.

    American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 8 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8 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 credits.

    American Board of Surgery (ABS)

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and/or Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

    Successful completion of this CME activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s (ABPN) CME requirement for Maintenance of Certification program.

    American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)

    Successful completion of this activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) for Tmoc as credits towards ABAM LLSA Part II requirements.

    Disclosure Information


    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees, CME Committee, MEC, and Faculty. All activity Planning Committee members and Faculty have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

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      • Regular Member - $149
      • Retired - $149
      • Early Career Physician - $149
      • Resident - $99
      • Student - $99
      • Associate - $99
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $149
      • Emeritus Member - $149
      • Provisional Member - $149
      • Fellow Member - $149
      • Honorary Member - $149
      • CRT Member - $149
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  • Product not yet rated Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 2.5-hour, live in-person course as part of the Montana Primary Care Association's Addiction Medicine Network Meeting covers the latest science, clinical guidelines, and policies around pain and opioids and provides the tools you need to implement evidence-based pain treatment.

    Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits

    Host: Montana Primary Care Association

    Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 8:30 am - 10:30 am ET

    Live, In-Person Course | Helena, MT

    Overview

    This 2.5-hour, live in-person course as part of the Montana Primary Care Association's Addiction Medicine Network Meeting covers the latest science, clinical guidelines, and policies around pain and opioids and provides the tools you need to implement evidence-based pain treatment.

    The CO*RE/ASAM Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits curriculum is newly updated to reflect the latest information in this vital area of healthcare. The thoroughly revised curriculum addresses: the nature and pathophysiology of pain; assessing patients in pain; creating a pain treatment plan; initiating opioid therapy; managing patients on opioid analgesics; educating patients and caregivers; and understanding opioid use disorder. This program meets many states requirements for opioid education and is fully compliant with the Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) education requirement (“Blue Print”), issued by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration in September 2018. 

    The misuse of opioids is a major public health problem. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the following:

    • From 1999 to 2016 more than 630,000 people died from drug overdoses.
    • 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: all prescribers of ER/LA opioids which includes pain specialists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, dentists, addiction medicine physicians, psychiatrists and other physicians and clinicians.

    This activity addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Based Knowledge, Practice Based Learning.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Describe the pathophysiology of pain as it relates to the concepts of pain management
    2. Accurately assess patients in pain
    3. Develop a safe and effective pain treatment plan
    4. Identify evidence-based non-opioid options for the treatment of pain
    5. Identify the risks and benefits of opioid therapy
    6. Manage ongoing opioid therapy
    7. Recognize behaviors that may be associated with opioid use disorder

    Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to begin this activity. 
    2. Click Complete Post Test to answer multiple choice questions. Participants will have 10 attempts to pass and must answer 10 out of 14 questions correctly.
    3. Click Complete Evaluation to provide valuable activity feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window. 
    4. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled Claim Credits & Certificate. Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

    Need Assistance?

    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please check the FAQ page or e-mail Education@ASAM.org

    ASAM is proud to offer eSSENTIAL Accessibility to ensure our website is accessible and functional for all our learners while providing free assistive technology for people with the widest possible range of abilities.

    Edwin A. Salsitz

    MD, DFASAM

    Dr. Edwin Salsitz has been an attending physician at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel, Division of Chemical Dependency, in New York City since 1983, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is the principal investigator of the Methadone Medical Maintenance (office-based methadone maintenance) research project. Dr. Salsitz is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and the Board of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. 

    No relevant financial disclosures

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    ACCME Accreditation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
    This activity has been approved by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #295, ASAM is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
    This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1222.

    California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)
    This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205.

    California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
    This educational program is approved by CCAPP: #OS-20-330-1222.

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
    Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.

    Maintenance of Certification (MOC) or Continuing Certification Programs (CCP)

    American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 2.5 credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

    American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
    This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology TM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®.

    American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 2.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.5 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 credits.

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    Successful completion of this CME activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s (ABPN) CME requirement for Maintenance of Certification program. 

    American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    Successful completion of this activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) Tmoc credit requirements.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee members and Presenters have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

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      • Student - Free!
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      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - Free!
      • Emeritus Member - Free!
      • Provisional Member - Free!
      • Fellow Member - Free!
      • Honorary Member - Free!
      • CRT Member - Free!
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  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour, live in-person session as part of the Montana Primary Care Association's Addiction Medicine Network Meeting is interactive and will discuss cases with an unknown entity such as unusual presentation of a drug addiction or an even which triggered a surprising outcome.

    Interesting Cases in Addiction Medicine

    Host: Montana Primary Care Association

    October 29, 2021 | 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm MT

    Live, In-Person Course | Helena, MT

    Overview

    This 1-hour, live in-person session as part of the Montana Primary Care Association's Addiction Medicine Network Meeting is interactive and will discuss cases with an unknown entity such as unusual presentation of a drug addiction or an even which triggered a surprising outcome.

    In general differential diagnosis is not a challenge in addiction medicine. These cases involve an unknown entity—either an unusual presentation of a drug addiction. An event which triggered a surprising outcome, or urine toxicology results which are confusing. The case presentations are interactive, and the learners are asked to participate in the development and outcome of the cases.

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: all health care providers

    This activity addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Based Knowledge. 

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Apply principles discussed for complex cases in addiction medicine
    2. Identify why certain cases in addiction medicine are complex

    Instructions

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    2. Click Complete Evaluation to provide valuable activity feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window. 
    3. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled Claim Credits & Certificate. Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

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    Edwin A. Salsitz

    MD, DFASAM

    Dr. Edwin Salsitz has been an attending physician at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel, Division of Chemical Dependency, in New York City since 1983, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is the principal investigator of the Methadone Medical Maintenance (office-based methadone maintenance) research project. Dr. Salsitz is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and the Board of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. 

    No relevant financial disclosures

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    ACCME Accreditation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
    Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee members and Presenters have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

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  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour, live in-person session as part of the Montana Primary Care Association's Addiction Medicine Network Meeting will provide a broad overview of the current state of gabapentanoid use and misuse.

    Gabapentinoids: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

    Host: Montana Primary Care Association

    October 29, 2021 | 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm MT

    Live, In-Person Course | Helena, MT

    Overview

    This 1-hour, live in-person session as part of the Montana Primary Care Association's Addiction Medicine Network Meeting will provide a broad overview of the current state of gabapentanoid use and misuse.

    Gabapentanoids are primarily prescribed for off-label indications. Although they are generally considered to be safe there are significant adverse effects when used therapeutically. Misuse of gabapentanoids is increasing, particularly in patients with an Opioid Use Disorder. Addiction medicine specialists often prescribe a gabapentanoid to avoid prescribing opioids and benzodiazepines. This presentation will provide a broad overview of the current state of gabapentanoid use and misuse.

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: all health care providers

    This activity addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Based Knowledge. 

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Understand the off-label use evidence for gabapentanoids.
    2. Name the common adverse effects of gabapentanoids.
    3. Describe the interaction between gabapentanoids and prescribed opioids.

    Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to begin this activity. 
    2. Click Complete Evaluation to provide valuable activity feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window. 
    3. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled Claim Credits & Certificate. Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

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    Edwin A. Salsitz

    MD, DFASAM

    Dr. Edwin Salsitz has been an attending physician at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel, Division of Chemical Dependency, in New York City since 1983, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is the principal investigator of the Methadone Medical Maintenance (office-based methadone maintenance) research project. Dr. Salsitz is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and the Board of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. 

    No relevant financial disclosures

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    ACCME Accreditation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
    Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee members and Presenters have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

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  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour, live in-person session as part of the Montana Primary Care Association's Addiction Medicine Network Meeting will provide a broad overview of the current fentanyl crisis and its impact on Addiction Treatment.

    Fentanyl & Fentanyl Withdrawal

    Host: Montana Primary Care Association

    Friday, October 29, 2021 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm MT

    Live, In-Person Course | Helena, MT

    Overview

    This 1-hour, live in-person session as part of the Montana Primary Care Association's Addiction Medicine Network Meeting will provide a broad overview of the current fentanyl crisis and its impact on Addiction Treatment.

    Fentanyl and fentanyl analogues are responsible for the majority of opioid related overdoses—both fatal and nonfatal.  Contamination with or replacement by fentanyl of heroin and other illicit drugs is now a problem across the United States. With increased use of fentanyl, newer and clinically important pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic information has been elucidated. This presentation will provide a broad overview of the current fentanyl crisis and its impact on Addiction Treatment.

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: all health care providers

    This activity addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care and Medical Based Knowledge. 

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Describe the impact fentanyl has had on overdose deaths in the USA  
    2. Understand  the synergistic effect of combining heroin plus fentanyl on overdose potential  
    3. Explain the decreased effectiveness of Opioid Agonist Therapy when patients are using fentanyl.

    Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to begin this activity. 
    2. Click Complete Evaluation to provide valuable activity feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window. 
    3. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled Claim Credits & Certificate. Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

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    For assistance logging in, accessing activities, claiming credit, or for other questions or concerns, please check the FAQ page or e-mail Education@ASAM.org

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    Edwin A. Salsitz

    MD, DFASAM

    Dr. Edwin Salsitz has been an attending physician at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel, Division of Chemical Dependency, in New York City since 1983, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is the principal investigator of the Methadone Medical Maintenance (office-based methadone maintenance) research project. Dr. Salsitz is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and the Board of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. 

    No relevant financial disclosures

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    ACCME Accreditation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
    Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee members and Presenters have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

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