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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 12/15/2023 at 10:30 AM (EST)

    This 8-hour virtual live course expands on the content discussed within the ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations course and provides an in-depth understanding of developing individualized treatment plans, evaluating initial reviews and continued stay reviews, and determining when it is appropriate to initiate transfer or discharge of a patient from treatment.

    ASAM Criteria Skill Building Course 

    Friday, December 15, 2023| 8:30am - 5:30pm MT
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This 8-hour virtual live course expands on the content discussed within the ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations course and provides an in-depth understanding of developing individualized treatment plans, evaluating initial reviews and continued stay reviews, and determining when it is appropriate to initiate transfer or discharge of a patient from treatment.  

    The ASAM Criteria Skill Building Course is designed to help healthcare professionals develop a holistic understanding of The ASAM Criteria and explore their role in constructing a full range of services for the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders (SUD). The Course builds on the foundational concepts of The ASAM Criteria that will offer practical guidelines to drive objective decision making and ensure fidelity to The ASAM Criteria. Using a practical and case-based approach, participants will explore important considerations in developing individualized treatment plans, evaluating progress versus nonprogress in treatment, and determining when it is appropriate to initiate transfer or discharge of a patient from treatment. Further, the training will provide tools and resources to equip healthcare providers to work effectively in managed care settings and explore how case shaping can drive patients' overall quality of care.

    The target audience for this introductory, 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. Examine the guiding principles of the ASAM Criteria and the payer’s role in its system-wide implementation
    2. Evaluate patient risk ratings across the six dimensions based on imminent danger and immediate needs, as defined in the ASAM Criteria
    3. Evaluate treatment plans and clinical assessments to determine if the requested level of care is appropriate in accordance with the ASAM Criteria
    4. Conduct objective, comprehensive clinical case reviews (and re-reviews) based on the ASAM Criteria to drive ongoing evidence-based care
    5. Implement a collaborative process between treatment providers and payers using common terminology of the ASAM Criteria to ensure patient-centered care
    6. Examine implementation challenges and develop strategies to provide appropriate treatment for patients with SUDs

    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 eLearning 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 eLearning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 12/15/2023

    Course Instructions

    1. Click on the Contents tab to begin this activity.
    2. Within the course you will see information about when and how to join this live virtual course. The virtual link to this course will open 15 minutes before the start time. You must watch the entire course live in order to claim credit or complete the rest of the steps. 
    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. Click Complete Presenter Evaluation to provide feedback pertaining to the presenter(s). Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    6. 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 eLearning 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.

    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

    Joanna Linn

    PhD, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS

    Joanna Linn, PhD, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS is a licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Certified Clinical Supervisor in Addictions, and an Addiction Specialist. She has a background in providing therapy for SAIOP programs, a Level I Trauma Center, as well as outpatient programs.  As the owner of Thrivilege, PLLC, she has provided trainings throughout her career on Co-Occurring Disorders, Ethics, Cultural Competency, and Compassion Fatigue/Satisfaction. In 2016-2019, she was appointed by the North Carolina Governor to serve as a Mental Health Clinician Representative on the North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services.  She also served as the Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects Director for the NC Council of Community Programs. Dr. Linn has been trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1. She currently serves as a committee member on the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). 

    Her educational background includes a doctoral degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Counseling and Counselor Supervision and a master’s degree in Community Counseling from Wake Forest University.  She has an undergraduate degree in Education and has been a Professor and Program Director in Human Services in community college. Her passion for merging clinical work and trainings is to ensure they interactive, engaging, and practical.

    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 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.

    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 1225.

    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-20-330-1224.

    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 Skill Building 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/CME 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.

    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/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all 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 CE 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.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $199
      • 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
    • More Information
  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 12/14/2023 at 10:30 AM (EST)

    This 8-hour virtual live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria and covers developing patient-centered service plans as well as making objective decisions about patient admission, continuing care, and transfer/discharge for individuals with addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions.

    ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course
    Thursday, December 14, 2023 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm MT
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This 8-hour virtual live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria and covers developing patient-centered service plans as well as making 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 eLearning 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 eLearning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 12/14/2023

    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 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 provide valuable feedback about presenters. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    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 eLearning 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.

    Christopher Bondi

    MD

    Chris has been a physician for 14 years with most of his clinical work experience being in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry.  He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient environments, treating patients in acute withdrawal through long-term, sustained recovery.  More recently, he has been developing his passion for teaching, helping recovery coaches, therapists, and medical practitioners develop evidence-based skills to assist their clients.

    Chris lives on a small farm in northern Vermont with his son, dogs, and chickens.  When not working in the fields, Chris enjoys skiing, hiking, and wrenching on old cars and motorcycles.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    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

    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 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.

    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 1225

    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-20-330-1224

    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.

    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/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all 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 CE 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.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $199
      • 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
    • More Information
  • Product not yet rated Contains 2 Product(s)

    This two-day course includes the ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course and the ASAM Criteria Skill-Building Course at a discounted rate. Each course provides the tools to utilize the ASAM Criteria with the utmost care and evidence-based practice.

    ASAM Criteria 2-Day Course: Foundations & Skill Building
    Thursday, December 14, 2023 - Friday, December 15, 2023| 8:30 am - 5:30 pm MT
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This two-day course includes the ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course and the ASAM Criteria Skill-Building Course at a discounted rate. Each course provides the tools to utilize the ASAM Criteria with the utmost care and evidence-based practice. 

    The ASAM Criteria Foundations Course 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 Skill Building Course is designed to help healthcare professionals develop a holistic understanding of The ASAM Criteria and explore their role in constructing a full range of services for the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders (SUD). The Course builds on the foundational concepts of The ASAM Criteria that will offer practical guidelines to drive objective decision making and ensure fidelity to The ASAM Criteria. Using a practical and case-based approach, participants will explore important considerations in developing individualized treatment plans, evaluating progress versus nonprogress in treatment, and determining when it is appropriate to initiate transfer or discharge of a patient from treatment.

    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.
    6. Examine the guiding principles of the ASAM Criteria and the payer’s role in its system-wide implementation
    7. Evaluate patient risk ratings across the six dimensions based on imminent danger and immediate needs, as defined in the ASAM Criteria
    8. Evaluate treatment plans and clinical assessments to determine if the requested level of care is appropriate in accordance with the ASAM Criteria
    9. Conduct objective, comprehensive clinical case reviews (and re-reviews) based on the ASAM Criteria to drive ongoing evidence-based care
    10. Implement a collaborative process between treatment providers and payers using common terminology of the ASAM Criteria to ensure patient-centered care
    11. Examine implementation challenges and develop strategies to provide appropriate treatment for patients with SUDs

    Registration Rates

    ASAM Learner TypeRate
    ASAM Member$250
    Non-Member$350
    Associate Member$150
    Resident Member*$150
    Student Member*$150

    *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 eLearning 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 eLearning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 12/15/2023

    Instructions

    1. This package involves two separate live virtual courses. Click on the Contents tab to view and participate in each of these courses. 
    2. Within each course you will see information about when and how to join each live virtual course. The virtual links to each course will open 15 minutes before the start time. You must watch the courses live in order to claim credit or complete the rest of the steps. 
    3. For each course, 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. 
    4. 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. This will need to be completed for each course. 
    5. Click Complete Presenter Evaluation to provide valuable feedback about presenters. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window. This will need to be completed for each course. 
    6. 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 eLearning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements. This will need to be completed for each course. 

    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.

    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 - ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course
    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.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement - ASAM Criteria Skill Building Course
    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.

    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 1225.

    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-20-330-1224.

    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.

    For additional information about Maintenance of Certification (MOC) or Continuing Certification Programs (CCP) and to view the disclosure listing, please view the "Credits & Disclosures" tab within each individual course's page.

    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/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all 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 CE 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.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $350
      • Regular Member - $250
      • Retired - $250
      • Early Career Physician - $250
      • Resident - $150
      • Student - $150
      • Associate - $150
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $250
      • Emeritus Member - $250
      • Provisional Member - $250
      • Fellow Member - $250
      • Honorary Member - $250
      • CRT Member - $250
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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 11/08/2023 at 9:00 AM (EST)

    This 6-hour, live-virtual course provides the education needed for prescribing clinicians to strengthen skills in partnering with treatment court and advocating for patients who are involved in treatment court. The course will include didactive presentations, small group discussions, FAQs, and challenging case studies.

    Integrating Addiction Medicine with Treatment Courts

    Host: National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) & American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
    Wednesday, November 8, 2023 | 9:00am - 4:00pm ET
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This 6-hour, live course provides the education needed for prescribing clinicians to strengthen skills in partnering with treatment court and advocating for patients who are involved in treatment court. The course will include didactive presentations, small group discussions, FAQs, and challenging case studies. 

    ASAM is partnering with the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) through an Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) grant initiative to allow medical providers active with and new to the drug treatment court field access to training to help guide them in successful integration of services for individuals with substance use disorders involved in the justice system.

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who practice addiction medicine and interact with treatment courts and other aspects of the justice system. 

    This activity addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Based Knowledge, Practice Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism and Systems-based Practice.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Describe ways to reduce stigma against people with substance use disorders, including the use of accurate terminology. 
    2. Explain the role of timely and accurate diagnosis and treatment for clients/participants first engaging in treatment courts.
    3. Define addiction as a chronic and manageable disease.
    4. Describe the purpose, structure, and effectiveness of treatment courts.
    5. Define the roles and responsibilities of treatment court team members.
    6. Describe the roles and responsibilities of medical providers within treatment court settings. 
    7. Apply best clinical and partnership practices to case examples of patients who are engaged in treatment court and addiction treatment.
    8. Advocate effectively for access to evidence-based treatment with treatment court team members. 
    9. Coordinate care within professional settings to individuals involved in treatment courts. 

    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 eLearning 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 eLearning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 11/08/2023

    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 13 out of 18 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 eLearning 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.

    Elizabeth M. Salisbury-Afshar

    MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM, DFASAM

    Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and is Faculty for the Addiction Medicine Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Wisconsin. She also serves as the Associate Program Director for the UW Madison Preventive Medicine Residency and as the Medical Director of Harm Reduction Services for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Dr. Salisbury-Afshar is board certified in family medicine, preventive medicine/public health and addiction medicine and her expertise lies at the intersection of these fields. Her work has focused on expanding access to evidence-based substance use disorder treatment and harm reduction services. Past public health roles include serving as Medical Director of Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore, Medical Director at Heartland Alliance Health (a healthcare for the homeless provider in Chicago), Medical Director of Behavioral Health at the Chicago Department of Public Health, and as Director of the Center for Addiction Research and Effective Solutions (CARES) at the American Institutes for Research. Dr. Salisbury-Afshar lectures nationally on addiction medicine topics including the treatment of opioid use disorder, harm reduction, drug policy and the intersection of addiction and the criminal legal system, and public health approaches to reduce overdose mortality. 

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    Debra Newman

    PA-C, MPAS, MPH

    Debra R. Newman, PA-C, MPAS, MPH is a Treatment Provider for Adult Drug/Mental Health Treatment Courts in Santa Fe County, New Mexico. She has worked in detox/residential treatment, outpatient addiction medicine, and adult psychiatry. Her passion for addiction medicine began with her association with Project ECHO in 2008. While employed at an FQHC in northern NM in a region historically plagued with the highest per capita heroin death rate in the nation, Debra worked under an addiction medicine psychiatrist and several family practice physicians waivered to prescribe buprenorphine. For over four years, she managed over 200 buprenorphine patients monthly, as the only full-time provider for these patients, while also carrying a caseload of HCV and chronic pain patients. She participates with PCSS Exchange and is a PCSS mentor.  She is currently the Assistant Editor for ASAM Weekly.

    No relevant financial disclosures

    Tauheed Zaman

    MD

    Tauheed Zaman, MD, is an addiction psychiatrist at the San Francisco VA Health Care System and the University of California at San Francisco. He serves as Medical Director of the VA's Addiction Consult and Opioid Safety Team, and as Associate Director for the UCSF Addicion Psychiatry Fellowship. He was Chair of the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) 2019 annual conference, and now serves on the organization's board of directors. He completed his addiction fellowship at UCSF, and his adult psychiatry training at Harvard Medical School.

    No relevant financial disclosures. 

    Meghan Wheeler

    MS

    National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)

    Meghan Wheeler is the director of standards and conference programming for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP). She is responsible for developing training, technical assistance, and tools to support the implementation of best practice standards for treatment court models and also assists in the development of best practice standards. In her 18-year tenure with NADCP, she has served as project director and senior consultant on the Adult Drug Court Planning and Training Initiatives, Statewide Training and Technical Assistance, and Family Treatment Court Planning and Training Initiatives. She has provided training and technical assistance to treatment courts nationwide. Prior to her work with NADCP, she managed the statewide treatment court implementation for the Supreme Court of Ohio, worked at the local level as a treatment court coordinator, and served as a counselor and clinical supervisor for a residential substance use treatment facility. Ms. Wheeler has national, state, and local experience in the justice, treatment, child welfare, and social services fields related to clinical intervention, supervision, case management, policy development, program management, grant writing, and curriculum design. She previously was an adjunct professor at Ashland University in the area of alcoholism and substance use. She received her master's degree in administration of justice, a bachelor's in psychology, and a bachelor's in criminal justice from Mercyhurst University.   

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    Terrence D. Walton

    Chief Operating Officer

    National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)

    Terrence D. Walton is the chief operating officer (COO) for NADCP, is among the nation's leading experts in providing training and technical assistance to treatment courts and other providers of substance use disorder treatment. Prior to being named COO in 2015, he was NADCP's chief of standards. Before coming to NADCP, Mr. Walton was director of treatment for the Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia. He also previously excelled as the director of what was then the District of Columbia's leading adolescent outpatient substance use treatment center. Mr. Walton is an internationally certified alcohol and other drug abuse counselor with over 25 years of experience helping individuals and organizations champion positive change. He holds a B.A. degree in psychology and a master's degree in social work with specializations in program administration and substance abuse. He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). A gifted and entertaining speaker, Mr. Walton travels extensively, informing, and inspiring audiences across the globe.

    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 live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. 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.

    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.

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
    This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1225.

    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-20-330-1224.

    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 (ABMS)
    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, Integrating Addiction Medicine with Treatment Courts, has met the requirements as a LifeLong Learning CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine

    American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 6 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 6 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 6 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/CE 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 CE 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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      • Retired - 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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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 10/20/2023 at 8:30 AM (EDT)

    This 8-hour virtual live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria and covers developing patient-centered service plans as well as making objective decisions about patient admission, continuing care, and transfer/discharge for individuals with addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions.

    ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course
    Friday, October 20, 2023 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm ET
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This 8-hour virtual live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria and covers developing patient-centered service plans as well as making 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: 10/20/2023

    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 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 provide valuable feedback about presenters. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    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

    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.

    Christopher Bondi

    MD

    Chris has been a physician for 14 years with most of his clinical work experience being in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry.  He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient environments, treating patients in acute withdrawal through long-term, sustained recovery.  More recently, he has been developing his passion for teaching, helping recovery coaches, therapists, and medical practitioners develop evidence-based skills to assist their clients.

    Chris lives on a small farm in northern Vermont with his son, dogs, and chickens.  When not working in the fields, Chris enjoys skiing, hiking, and wrenching on old cars and motorcycles.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    Jeff Brooks

    DMIN, LCAS ACRPS, CHE

    Dr. JeffBrooks is the Co-founder and Executive Director of Magnolia CenterIncorporated-a behavioral health consulting, training and clinicalimplementation specialty group located in Charleston, South Carolina. Hepossesses over 30 years of experience as an effective behavioral health careleader, entrepreneur, clinical supervisor, addictions treatment practitioner,trainer, and consultant.

    Jeffholds an undergraduate degree in psychology from Limestone College, a graduatedegree in Healthcare Administration from the University of South Carolina, anda Doctorate of Ministry from Asbury Theological Seminary. He holds multi-statelicensure as a Licensed Addiction Counselor & Clinical Supervisor (SouthCarolina), Clinical Addiction Specialist & Clinical Supervisor (NorthCarolina) and Licensed Addiction Counselor (Colorado), as well as advancecertifications in relapse prevention (CENAPS Corporation-Gorski) and healthcaremanagement (American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and nationalcertification as a Master Addiction Counselor (NAADAC).

    Jeff isalso a writer, pastor, and a life-long student, living near Charleston, SouthCarolina with his wife and best friend of 33 years. They maintain an activelifestyle with outdoor adventures, live for college football season and enjoyvisiting with their two adult children and their families.

    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 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.

    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.

    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.

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
    This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1225.

    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-20-330-1224.

    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


    The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

    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  ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course, has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry and Neurology, Preventive Medicine, 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.

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
    ASAM’s courses now meet the requirements for Royal College Fellows to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program Section 3 credits by participating in accredited continuing medical education (CME) activities that meet MOC 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/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all 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 CE 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.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $199
      • 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 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live In-Person Event on 10/18/2023 at 9:00 AM (CDT)

    This 6-hour, live course provides the education needed for prescribing clinicians to strengthen skills in partnering with treatment court and advocating for patients who are involved in treatment court. The course will include didactive presentations, small group discussions, FAQs, and challenging case studies.

    Integrating Addiction Medicine with Treatment Courts

    Host: National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) & American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
    Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 9:00am - 4:00pm CT
    Live Course

    Wilderness Resort, 511 E. Adams Street, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

    Overview

    This 6-hour, live course provides the education needed for prescribing clinicians to strengthen skills in partnering with treatment court and advocating for patients who are involved in treatment court. The course will include didactive presentations, small group discussions, FAQs, and challenging case studies. 

    ASAM is partnering with the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) through an Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) grant initiative to allow medical providers active with and new to the drug treatment court field access to training to help guide them in successful integration of services for individuals with substance use disorders involved in the justice system.

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who practice addiction medicine and interact with treatment courts and other aspects of the justice system. 

    This activity addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Based Knowledge, Practice Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism and Systems-based Practice.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Describe ways to reduce stigma against people with substance use disorders, including the use of accurate terminology. 
    2. Explain the role of timely and accurate diagnosis and treatment for clients/participants first engaging in treatment courts.
    3. Define addiction as a chronic and manageable disease.
    4. Describe the purpose, structure, and effectiveness of treatment courts.
    5. Define the roles and responsibilities of treatment court team members.
    6. Describe the roles and responsibilities of medical providers within treatment court settings. 
    7. Apply best clinical and partnership practices to case examples of patients who are engaged in treatment court and addiction treatment.
    8. Advocate effectively for access to evidence-based treatment with treatment court team members. 
    9. Coordinate care within professional settings to individuals involved in treatment courts. 

    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 eLearning 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 eLearning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 10/18/2023

    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 12 out of 18 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 eLearning 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.

    Elizabeth M. Salisbury-Afshar

    MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM, DFASAM

    Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and is Faculty for the Addiction Medicine Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Wisconsin. She also serves as the Associate Program Director for the UW Madison Preventive Medicine Residency and as the Medical Director of Harm Reduction Services for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Dr. Salisbury-Afshar is board certified in family medicine, preventive medicine/public health and addiction medicine and her expertise lies at the intersection of these fields. Her work has focused on expanding access to evidence-based substance use disorder treatment and harm reduction services. Past public health roles include serving as Medical Director of Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore, Medical Director at Heartland Alliance Health (a healthcare for the homeless provider in Chicago), Medical Director of Behavioral Health at the Chicago Department of Public Health, and as Director of the Center for Addiction Research and Effective Solutions (CARES) at the American Institutes for Research. Dr. Salisbury-Afshar lectures nationally on addiction medicine topics including the treatment of opioid use disorder, harm reduction, drug policy and the intersection of addiction and the criminal legal system, and public health approaches to reduce overdose mortality. 

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    Debra Newman

    PA-C, MPAS, MPH

    Debra R. Newman, PA-C, MPAS, MPH is a Treatment Provider for Adult Drug/Mental Health Treatment Courts in Santa Fe County, New Mexico. She has worked in detox/residential treatment, outpatient addiction medicine, and adult psychiatry. Her passion for addiction medicine began with her association with Project ECHO in 2008. While employed at an FQHC in northern NM in a region historically plagued with the highest per capita heroin death rate in the nation, Debra worked under an addiction medicine psychiatrist and several family practice physicians waivered to prescribe buprenorphine. For over four years, she managed over 200 buprenorphine patients monthly, as the only full-time provider for these patients, while also carrying a caseload of HCV and chronic pain patients. She participates with PCSS Exchange and is a PCSS mentor.  She is currently the Assistant Editor for ASAM Weekly.

    No relevant financial disclosures

    Tauheed Zaman

    MD

    Tauheed Zaman, MD, is an addiction psychiatrist at the San Francisco VA Health Care System and the University of California at San Francisco. He serves as Medical Director of the VA's Addiction Consult and Opioid Safety Team, and as Associate Director for the UCSF Addicion Psychiatry Fellowship. He was Chair of the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) 2019 annual conference, and now serves on the organization's board of directors. He completed his addiction fellowship at UCSF, and his adult psychiatry training at Harvard Medical School.

    No relevant financial disclosures. 

    Meghan Wheeler

    MS

    National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)

    Meghan Wheeler is the director of standards and conference programming for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP). She is responsible for developing training, technical assistance, and tools to support the implementation of best practice standards for treatment court models and also assists in the development of best practice standards. In her 18-year tenure with NADCP, she has served as project director and senior consultant on the Adult Drug Court Planning and Training Initiatives, Statewide Training and Technical Assistance, and Family Treatment Court Planning and Training Initiatives. She has provided training and technical assistance to treatment courts nationwide. Prior to her work with NADCP, she managed the statewide treatment court implementation for the Supreme Court of Ohio, worked at the local level as a treatment court coordinator, and served as a counselor and clinical supervisor for a residential substance use treatment facility. Ms. Wheeler has national, state, and local experience in the justice, treatment, child welfare, and social services fields related to clinical intervention, supervision, case management, policy development, program management, grant writing, and curriculum design. She previously was an adjunct professor at Ashland University in the area of alcoholism and substance use. She received her master's degree in administration of justice, a bachelor's in psychology, and a bachelor's in criminal justice from Mercyhurst University.   

    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 live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. 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.

    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.

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
    This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1225.

    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-20-330-1224.

    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 (ABMS)
    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, Integrating Addiction Medicine with Treatment Courts has met the requirements as a LifeLong Learning CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine

    American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 6 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 6 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 6 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.

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    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/CE 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 CE 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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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 09/15/2023 at 11:30 AM (EDT)

    This 8-hour virtual live course expands on the content discussed within the ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations course and provides an in-depth understanding of developing individualized treatment plans, evaluating initial reviews and continued stay reviews, and determining when it is appropriate to initiate transfer or discharge of a patient from treatment.

    ASAM Criteria Skill Building Course 

    Friday, September 15, 2023 | 8:30am - 5:30pm PT
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This 8-hour virtual live course expands on the content discussed within the ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations course and provides an in-depth understanding of developing individualized treatment plans, evaluating initial reviews and continued stay reviews, and determining when it is appropriate to initiate transfer or discharge of a patient from treatment.  

    The ASAM Criteria Skill Building Course is designed to help healthcare professionals develop a holistic understanding of The ASAM Criteria and explore their role in constructing a full range of services for the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders (SUD). The Course builds on the foundational concepts of The ASAM Criteria that will offer practical guidelines to drive objective decision making and ensure fidelity to The ASAM Criteria. Using a practical and case-based approach, participants will explore important considerations in developing individualized treatment plans, evaluating progress versus nonprogress in treatment, and determining when it is appropriate to initiate transfer or discharge of a patient from treatment. Further, the training will provide tools and resources to equip healthcare providers to work effectively in managed care settings and explore how case shaping can drive patients' overall quality of care.

    The target audience for this introductory, 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. Examine the guiding principles of the ASAM Criteria and the payer’s role in its system-wide implementation
    2. Evaluate patient risk ratings across the six dimensions based on imminent danger and immediate needs, as defined in the ASAM Criteria
    3. Evaluate treatment plans and clinical assessments to determine if the requested level of care is appropriate in accordance with the ASAM Criteria
    4. Conduct objective, comprehensive clinical case reviews (and re-reviews) based on the ASAM Criteria to drive ongoing evidence-based care
    5. Implement a collaborative process between treatment providers and payers using common terminology of the ASAM Criteria to ensure patient-centered care
    6. Examine implementation challenges and develop strategies to provide appropriate treatment for patients with SUDs

    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: 09/15/2023

    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 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 provide feedback pertaining to the presenter(s). Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    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

    Joanna Linn

    PhD, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS

    Joanna Linn, PhD, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS is a licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Certified Clinical Supervisor in Addictions, and an Addiction Specialist. She has a background in providing therapy for SAIOP programs, a Level I Trauma Center, as well as outpatient programs.  As the owner of Thrivilege, PLLC, she has provided trainings throughout her career on Co-Occurring Disorders, Ethics, Cultural Competency, and Compassion Fatigue/Satisfaction. In 2016-2019, she was appointed by the North Carolina Governor to serve as a Mental Health Clinician Representative on the North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services.  She also served as the Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects Director for the NC Council of Community Programs. Dr. Linn has been trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1. She currently serves as a committee member on the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). 

    Her educational background includes a doctoral degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Counseling and Counselor Supervision and a master’s degree in Community Counseling from Wake Forest University.  She has an undergraduate degree in Education and has been a Professor and Program Director in Human Services in community college. Her passion for merging clinical work and trainings is to ensure they interactive, engaging, and practical.

    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 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.

    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.

    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.

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
    This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1225.

    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-20-330-1224.

    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


    The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

    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 Skill Building Course, has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry and Neurology, Preventive Medicine, 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.

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
    ASAM’s courses now meet the requirements for Royal College Fellows to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program Section 3 credits by participating in accredited continuing medical education (CME) activities that meet MOC 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/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all 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 CE 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 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 09/14/2023 at 11:30 AM (EDT)

    This 8-hour virtual live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria and covers developing patient-centered service plans as well as making objective decisions about patient admission, continuing care, and transfer/discharge for individuals with addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions.

    ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course
    Thursday, September 14, 2023 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm PT
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This 8-hour virtual live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria and covers developing patient-centered service plans as well as making 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: 09/14/2023

    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 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 provide valuable feedback about presenters. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    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

    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.

    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

    Christopher Bondi

    MD

    Chris has been a physician for 14 years with most of his clinical work experience being in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry.  He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient environments, treating patients in acute withdrawal through long-term, sustained recovery.  More recently, he has been developing his passion for teaching, helping recovery coaches, therapists, and medical practitioners develop evidence-based skills to assist their clients.

    Chris lives on a small farm in northern Vermont with his son, dogs, and chickens.  When not working in the fields, Chris enjoys skiing, hiking, and wrenching on old cars and motorcycles.

    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 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.

    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.

    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.

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
    This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1225.

    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-20-330-1224.

    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


    The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

    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 One-Day Foundations Course, has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry and Neurology, Preventive Medicine, 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.

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
    ASAM’s courses now meet the requirements for Royal College Fellows to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program Section 3 credits by participating in accredited continuing medical education (CME) activities that meet MOC 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/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all 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 CE 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.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $199
      • 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 2 Product(s)

    This two-day course includes the ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course and the ASAM Criteria Skill-Building Course at a discounted rate. Each course provides the tools to utilize the ASAM Criteria with the utmost care and evidence-based practice.

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    ASAM Criteria 2-Day Course: Foundations & Skill Building
    Thursday, September 14, 2023 - Friday, September 15, 2023| 8:30 am - 5:30 pm PT
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This two-day course includes the ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course and the ASAM Criteria Skill-Building Course at a discounted rate. Each course provides the tools to utilize the ASAM Criteria with the utmost care and evidence-based practice. 

    The ASAM Criteria Foundations Course 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 Skill Building Course is designed to help healthcare professionals develop a holistic understanding of The ASAM Criteria and explore their role in constructing a full range of services for the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders (SUD). The Course builds on the foundational concepts of The ASAM Criteria that will offer practical guidelines to drive objective decision making and ensure fidelity to The ASAM Criteria. Using a practical and case-based approach, participants will explore important considerations in developing individualized treatment plans, evaluating progress versus nonprogress in treatment, and determining when it is appropriate to initiate transfer or discharge of a patient from treatment.

    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.
    6. Examine the guiding principles of the ASAM Criteria and the payer’s role in its system-wide implementation
    7. Evaluate patient risk ratings across the six dimensions based on imminent danger and immediate needs, as defined in the ASAM Criteria
    8. Evaluate treatment plans and clinical assessments to determine if the requested level of care is appropriate in accordance with the ASAM Criteria
    9. Conduct objective, comprehensive clinical case reviews (and re-reviews) based on the ASAM Criteria to drive ongoing evidence-based care
    10. Implement a collaborative process between treatment providers and payers using common terminology of the ASAM Criteria to ensure patient-centered care
    11. Examine implementation challenges and develop strategies to provide appropriate treatment for patients with SUDs

    Registration Rates

    ASAM Learner TypeRate
    ASAM Member$250
    Non-Member$350
    Associate Member$150
    Resident Member*$150
    Student Member*$150

    *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: 09/15/2023

    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 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 provide valuable feedback about presenters. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    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

    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.

    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 - ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course
    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.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement - ASAM Criteria Skill Building Course
    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.

    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 1225.

    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-20-330-1224.

    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.

    For additional information about Maintenance of Certification (MOC) or Continuing Certification Programs (CCP) and to view the disclosure listing, please view the "Credits & Disclosures" tab within each individual course's page.

    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/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all 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 CE 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.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $350
      • Regular Member - $250
      • Retired - $250
      • Early Career Physician - $250
      • Resident - $150
      • Student - $150
      • Associate - $150
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $250
      • Emeritus Member - $250
      • Provisional Member - $250
      • Fellow Member - $250
      • Honorary Member - $250
      • CRT Member - $250
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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 08/18/2023 at 10:30 AM (EDT)

    This 8-hour virtual live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria and covers developing patient-centered service plans as well as making objective decisions about patient admission, continuing care, and transfer/discharge for individuals with addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions.

    ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course
    Friday, August 18, 2023 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm MT
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This 8-hour virtual live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria and covers developing patient-centered service plans as well as making 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 eLearning 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 eLearning Center credit. Automatic full refunds will be made for any course with a live-course component that has been cancelled.

    Registration Deadline: 08/18/2023

    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 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 provide valuable feedback about presenters. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
    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 eLearning 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.

    Christopher Bondi

    MD

    Chris has been a physician for 14 years with most of his clinical work experience being in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry.  He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient environments, treating patients in acute withdrawal through long-term, sustained recovery.  More recently, he has been developing his passion for teaching, helping recovery coaches, therapists, and medical practitioners develop evidence-based skills to assist their clients.

    Chris lives on a small farm in northern Vermont with his son, dogs, and chickens.  When not working in the fields, Chris enjoys skiing, hiking, and wrenching on old cars and motorcycles.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    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

    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 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.

    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.

    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.

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
    This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1225.

    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-20-330-1224.

    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


    The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    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, ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course, has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry and Neurology, Preventive Medicine, 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.

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
    ASAM’s courses now meet the requirements for Royal College Fellows to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program Section 3 credits by participating in accredited continuing medical education (CME) activities that meet MOC 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/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all 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 CE 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.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $199
      • 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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