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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 12/13/2024 at 8:30 AM (EST)

    This 8-hour virtual-live course expands on the content discussed within the ASAM Criteria 3rd Edition 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 3rd Edition Skill Building Course 

    Friday, December 13, 2024| 8:30am - 5:30pm ET
    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.

    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: 12/13/2024

    Close Access Date: 1/13/2028

    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 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.

    Tiffany Lee

    PhD, LPC, CAADC

    Dr. Tiffany Lee is a Professor at Western Michigan University(WMU) and the Director of the Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse. From21-23, Dr. Lee was the Chair of the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs at WMU. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of addiction, primarily as a counselor and court advocate. Her grant activities and researchinterests primary focus on addiction training in various medical and mental health professions.

    Dr. Lee recently published a second edition of a textbook on diversity issues in addiction treatment and has served on the Michigan Health Professionals Recovery Committee. In that capacity, she worked closely working with the Attorney General's office for several years to update policies for the recovery program in the state. Dr. Lee received her B.S. in Psychology from the Univ. of Florida, M.A. in Community Counseling from the Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, and Ph.D. in Counselor Education from WMU.  

    She enjoys spending time with her young son and partner, especially when it includes any time on the water or camping. She is also a huge college football fan.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures.

    Joseph Kuchenbuch

    MA, LLP, CAADC, CCS-M

    Joe has worked in field of clinical mental health and substance use disorder services for the past 36 years and the juvenile justice system for 8 years previously. He possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Albion College and a Master of Arts degree in Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. Additionally, he is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified Clinical Supervisor through the Michigan Credentialing Board for Addiction Professionals.

    Joe is currently the Director of Behavioral Health Services at Western Michigan University. In addition to his administrative role, Joe provides clinical supervision as well as providing assessment, group, and individual counseling services. During his career, Joe has worked with both the adolescent and adult populations and more recently he worked closely with a member of the WMU/Unified Clinics to establish a Dog-Assisted Therapy clinic.

    Joe resides in Portage, Michigan with his spouse of 28 years and together they raised two adult sons. He is an avid snow skier, scuba diver, and is currently trying to learn how to play a social game of golf after years of not playing due to school and work.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures.

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements

    Joint Accreditation Statement
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    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physicians

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

    Nurses

    This activity awards 8 Nursing contact hours.

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    PAs

    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 4 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 8 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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 12/12/2024 at 8:30 AM (EST)

    This 8-hour, virtual-live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria 3rd Edition 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 3rd Edition One-Day Foundations Course
    Thursday, December 12, 2024 | 8:30am - 5:30pm 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.

    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: 12/12/2024

    Close Access Date: 1/12/2028

    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 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.

    Joseph Kuchenbuch

    MA, LLP, CAADC, CCS-M

    Joe has worked in field of clinical mental health and substance use disorder services for the past 36 years and the juvenile justice system for 8 years previously. He possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Albion College and a Master of Arts degree in Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. Additionally, he is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified Clinical Supervisor through the Michigan Credentialing Board for Addiction Professionals.

    Joe is currently the Director of Behavioral Health Services at Western Michigan University. In addition to his administrative role, Joe provides clinical supervision as well as providing assessment, group, and individual counseling services. During his career, Joe has worked with both the adolescent and adult populations and more recently he worked closely with a member of the WMU/Unified Clinics to establish a Dog-Assisted Therapy clinic.

    Joe resides in Portage, Michigan with his spouse of 28 years and together they raised two adult sons. He is an avid snow skier, scuba diver, and is currently trying to learn how to play a social game of golf after years of not playing due to school and work.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures.

    Tiffany Lee

    PhD, LPC, CAADC

    Dr. Tiffany Lee is a Professor at Western Michigan University(WMU) and the Director of the Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse. From21-23, Dr. Lee was the Chair of the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs at WMU. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of addiction, primarily as a counselor and court advocate. Her grant activities and researchinterests primary focus on addiction training in various medical and mental health professions.

    Dr. Lee recently published a second edition of a textbook on diversity issues in addiction treatment and has served on the Michigan Health Professionals Recovery Committee. In that capacity, she worked closely working with the Attorney General's office for several years to update policies for the recovery program in the state. Dr. Lee received her B.S. in Psychology from the Univ. of Florida, M.A. in Community Counseling from the Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, and Ph.D. in Counselor Education from WMU.  

    She enjoys spending time with her young son and partner, especially when it includes any time on the water or camping. She is also a huge college football fan.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures.

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements 

    Joint Accreditation Statement
    image

    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physicians

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

    Nurses

    This activity awards 8 Nursing contact hours.

    image
    PAs

    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 4 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 8 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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 3rd Edition One-Day Foundations Course and the ASAM Criteria Third Edition 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: 3rd Edition Foundations & Skill Building

    Thursday, December 12, 2024 - Friday, December 13, 2024| 8:30 am - 5:30 pm ET
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This two-day virtual-live 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.

    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: 12/13/2024

    Close Access Date: 1/12/2028

    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 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. 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.

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements 

    Joint Accreditation Statement
    image

    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physicians

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nurses

    This activity awards 16 Nursing contact hours.

    image
    PAs

    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 16 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 16 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 16 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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 11/13/2024 at 10:00 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: All Rise & American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
    Wednesday, November 13, 2024| 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 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 All Rise 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. 

    Acknowledgement

    ASAM has partnered with the All Rise 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 the successful integration of services for individuals with substance use disorders involved in the justice system.

    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: 11/13/2024

    Close Access Date: 11/13/2027

    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

    Dr.Salisbury-Afshar is an Associate Professor at the University ofWisconsin-Madison. Her work focuses on improving the health and wellbeing ofpeople who use drugs and alcohol. She is a physician who is board-certified inaddiction medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine/general publichealth, and her expertise lies at the intersection of these fields. Her workincludes patient care, teaching, public health practice, and research relatedto implementation and evaluation of addiction treatment and harm reductionprograms. Dr. Salisbury-Afshar serves as the Program Director of the PreventiveMedicine Residency and as the Medical Director of Harm Reduction Services forthe Wisconsin Department of Health Services Division of Public Health. She has overfourteen years of experience working clinically in federally qualified healthcenters. Her current clinical work includes  serving as Medical Directorof a low barrier clinic for people who use drugs and as a physician on theaddiction medicine consult team at UW Hospital. She is also core faculty in theUW Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program.

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    Debra Newman

    PA-C, MPAS, MPH

    Debra R. Newman, PA-C, MSPAS, MPH served as the Medical Practitioner for Adult Drug and Mental Health Treatment Courts in Santa Fe County, New Mexico for the over six years, and currently provides training and technical assistance for the NM Department of Therapeutic Justice. She formerly served in this role for the Rio Arriba (NM) Adult Drug and Mental Health Treatment Courts, and the Santa Fe County DWI Court. Debra was a 2017-2018recipient of the PA Foundation/NIDA-CTN Mentored Outreach Award in Treatment Dissemination: “Utilizing Psychiatric PA’s in Drug/Treatment Courts.”

    Her passion for addiction medicine began with her association with Project ECHO while employed at a large FQHC in northern NM more than 15 years ago, a region historically plagued with the highest per capita heroin overdose death rate in the nation. Debra worked as the only full-time provider for patients struggling with SUDs.

    Debra is the only PA to serve as a Lead Mentor for the Provider Clinical Support System (PCSS and serves as a Co-Editor for ASAM Weekly.

    In her current role with Encompass Community Services, a non-profit organization in Santa Cruz, CA that provides services in behavioral health and family andsocial well-being, she is Lead Provider for outpatient SUD services.

    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.

    Soumya Pandalai

    MD, FACP, DFASAM

    Dr. Soumya L. Pandalai is a board certified physician in the field of Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She currently works at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix (BUMCP) in Phoenix, Arizona as a specialist in Addiction Medicine and provides both inpatient consultation services and outpatient treatmentr to persons with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). Dr. Pandalai enjoys the clinical practice of Addiction Medicine and finds the neuroscience of addiction to be intellectually stimulating and challenging to observe the health-effects that can result from various aspects of human behavior. It is also immensely rewarding to connect with patients at different stages of their recovery process and help them along their path toward healing. She hopes to inspire people to view addiction from a different lens and apply principles of substance use and reward pathways to general aspects of human motivation and other medical illnesses. Dr. Pandalai is proud and grateful to work with an interdisciplinary team of hospital staff, social workers, counselors and other medical providers to create a more inclusive and health-focused model for substance use treatment, chronic pain and use of treatment options like tele-health to advance the care of vulnerable patient populations.

    No relevant financial disclosures. 

    Steve Hanson

    M.S. Ed

    Steve Hanson, M.S. Ed., is a Senior Treatment Consultant for AllRise/Treatment Court Institute. Having been a faculty member for AllRise (founded as National Association of Drug Court Professionals in 1994) for over 20 years, Mr. Hanson began his current role in January of 2023. 

    Previously, he served as the Associate Commissioner for Courts and Criminal Justice for the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. He was responsible for relationships with the various criminal justice entities including Drug Courts, State and local corrections, probation and parole. Previously he had served as the Associate Commissioner of Treatment for OASAS with responsibilities for the oversight of state operated treatment programs, adolescent services, criminal justice and Recovery services.

    He taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in Psychopharmacology at SUNY Brockport for 20 years.

    Steve has over 40 years of experience in the field as a treatment provider, educator and consultant. His ability to train criminal justice practitioners on drug abuse and treatment has been recognized both nationally and internationally. 

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements

    Joint Accreditation Statement
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    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physicians

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nurses

    This activity awards 6 Nursing contact hours.

    Pharmacy

    This activity will offer 6 pharmacy contact hours (6 CEUs). Pharmacists will be asked to provide identifying information (e-Profile ID and DOB in MMDD format) in order to receive credit and allow reporting to CPE Monitor. (UAN: JA0000141-0000-24-001-H99-P)

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    PAs

    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 6 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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.
    Planning Committee and CE Reviewer Disclosures

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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 10/30/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    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: All Rise & American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
    Wednesday, October 30, 2024| 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 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 All Rise 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. 

    Acknowledgement

    ASAM has partnered with the All Rise 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 the successful integration of services for individuals with substance use disorders involved in the justice system.

    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: 10/30/2024

    Close Access Date: 10/30/2027

    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

    Dr.Salisbury-Afshar is an Associate Professor at the University ofWisconsin-Madison. Her work focuses on improving the health and wellbeing ofpeople who use drugs and alcohol. She is a physician who is board-certified inaddiction medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine/general publichealth, and her expertise lies at the intersection of these fields. Her workincludes patient care, teaching, public health practice, and research relatedto implementation and evaluation of addiction treatment and harm reductionprograms. Dr. Salisbury-Afshar serves as the Program Director of the PreventiveMedicine Residency and as the Medical Director of Harm Reduction Services forthe Wisconsin Department of Health Services Division of Public Health. She has overfourteen years of experience working clinically in federally qualified healthcenters. Her current clinical work includes  serving as Medical Directorof a low barrier clinic for people who use drugs and as a physician on theaddiction medicine consult team at UW Hospital. She is also core faculty in theUW Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program.

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    Debra Newman

    PA-C, MPAS, MPH

    Debra R. Newman, PA-C, MSPAS, MPH served as the Medical Practitioner for Adult Drug and Mental Health Treatment Courts in Santa Fe County, New Mexico for the over six years, and currently provides training and technical assistance for the NM Department of Therapeutic Justice. She formerly served in this role for the Rio Arriba (NM) Adult Drug and Mental Health Treatment Courts, and the Santa Fe County DWI Court. Debra was a 2017-2018recipient of the PA Foundation/NIDA-CTN Mentored Outreach Award in Treatment Dissemination: “Utilizing Psychiatric PA’s in Drug/Treatment Courts.”

    Her passion for addiction medicine began with her association with Project ECHO while employed at a large FQHC in northern NM more than 15 years ago, a region historically plagued with the highest per capita heroin overdose death rate in the nation. Debra worked as the only full-time provider for patients struggling with SUDs.

    Debra is the only PA to serve as a Lead Mentor for the Provider Clinical Support System (PCSS and serves as a Co-Editor for ASAM Weekly.

    In her current role with Encompass Community Services, a non-profit organization in Santa Cruz, CA that provides services in behavioral health and family andsocial well-being, she is Lead Provider for outpatient SUD services.

    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.

    Soumya Pandalai

    MD, FACP, DFASAM

    Dr. Soumya L. Pandalai is a board certified physician in the field of Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She currently works at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix (BUMCP) in Phoenix, Arizona as a specialist in Addiction Medicine and provides both inpatient consultation services and outpatient treatmentr to persons with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). Dr. Pandalai enjoys the clinical practice of Addiction Medicine and finds the neuroscience of addiction to be intellectually stimulating and challenging to observe the health-effects that can result from various aspects of human behavior. It is also immensely rewarding to connect with patients at different stages of their recovery process and help them along their path toward healing. She hopes to inspire people to view addiction from a different lens and apply principles of substance use and reward pathways to general aspects of human motivation and other medical illnesses. Dr. Pandalai is proud and grateful to work with an interdisciplinary team of hospital staff, social workers, counselors and other medical providers to create a more inclusive and health-focused model for substance use treatment, chronic pain and use of treatment options like tele-health to advance the care of vulnerable patient populations.

    No relevant financial disclosures. 

    Steve Hanson

    M.S. Ed

    Steve Hanson, M.S. Ed., is a Senior Treatment Consultant for AllRise/Treatment Court Institute. Having been a faculty member for AllRise (founded as National Association of Drug Court Professionals in 1994) for over 20 years, Mr. Hanson began his current role in January of 2023. 

    Previously, he served as the Associate Commissioner for Courts and Criminal Justice for the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. He was responsible for relationships with the various criminal justice entities including Drug Courts, State and local corrections, probation and parole. Previously he had served as the Associate Commissioner of Treatment for OASAS with responsibilities for the oversight of state operated treatment programs, adolescent services, criminal justice and Recovery services.

    He taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in Psychopharmacology at SUNY Brockport for 20 years.

    Steve has over 40 years of experience in the field as a treatment provider, educator and consultant. His ability to train criminal justice practitioners on drug abuse and treatment has been recognized both nationally and internationally. 

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements

    Joint Accreditation Statement
    image

    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physicians

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nurses

    This activity awards 6 Nursing contact hours.

    image
    PAs

    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 6 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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.
    Planning Committee and CE Reviewer Disclosures

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      • International Member - Free!
      • Emeritus Member - Free!
      • Provisional Member - Free!
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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 09/20/2024 at 9:30 AM (EDT)

    This 8-hour virtual-live course expands on the content discussed within the ASAM Criteria 3rd Edition 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 3rd Edition Skill Building Course 

    Friday, September 20, 2024 | 8:30am - 5:30pm CT
    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.

    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: 09/20/2024

    Close Access Date: 10/20/2027

    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 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.

    Leah M. Briick

    PhD, MBA

    Dr. Briick has been in the field of addiction medicine since1986. She began her career as a certified drug addiction counselor and nowspends her time assisting treatments centers in applying best practices totheir treatment continuum. It is because of that early work that she learnedthe value of providing individualized care to clients and the connection toreturn to use, healing family systems, and payer sources. 

    Through her independent consulting firm, located in the MetroAtlanta area, she works with small to mid-size treatment programs from acrossthe United States. The focus of her work centers around licensure, clinicalcompetency, and best practices including utilizing the ASAM criteria during thetreatment process.

     Dr. Briick graduated with honors from Cappella Universitywhere she earned a PhD in healthcare administration. She also holds an MBA anda Bachelor of Science in rehabilitation. Favorite past-times are participatingin activities that get her outside like rock climbing, camping, and mountainbiking.

    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

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements 

    Joint Accreditation Statement

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    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physicians

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

    Nurses

    This activity awards 8 Nursing contact hours.

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    PAs

    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 4 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 8 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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 09/19/2024 at 9:30 AM (EDT)

    This 8-hour virtual live course is the recommended first step to understanding the ASAM Criteria 3rd Edition 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 3rd Edition One-Day Foundations Course
    Thursday, September 19, 2024| 8:30am - 5:30pm CT
    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.

    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: 09/19/2024

    Close Access Date: 10/19/2027

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

    Jasleen Salwan

    MD, MPH

    Dr. Salwan is a board-certified internal medicine and addiction medicine physician. She is an Attending Physician in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine at Montgomery Family and Internal Medicine Associates in Silver Spring, Maryland. She trained at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, earning an MPH concurrently with her MD before pursuing her residency at the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Program. 

    She subsequently completed an Addiction Medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Since July 2020, she has been providing integrated primary care and substance use disorder treatment, as well as Hepatitis C treatment, at a private practice in Silver Spring. Dr. Salwan's interests include collaborative care models, social justice, and provider wellness. Her work has been published in the Substance Abuse journal (SAj) as well as in the mainstream media, including The Baltimore Sun and The Hartford Courant.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    Joseph Kuchenbuch

    MA, LLP, CAADC, CCS-M

    Joe has worked in field of clinical mental health and substance use disorder services for the past 36 years and the juvenile justice system for 8 years previously. He possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Albion College and a Master of Arts degree in Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. Additionally, he is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified Clinical Supervisor through the Michigan Credentialing Board for Addiction Professionals.

    Joe is currently the Director of Behavioral Health Services at Western Michigan University. In addition to his administrative role, Joe provides clinical supervision as well as providing assessment, group, and individual counseling services. During his career, Joe has worked with both the adolescent and adult populations and more recently he worked closely with a member of the WMU/Unified Clinics to establish a Dog-Assisted Therapy clinic.

    Joe resides in Portage, Michigan with his spouse of 28 years and together they raised two adult sons. He is an avid snow skier, scuba diver, and is currently trying to learn how to play a social game of golf after years of not playing due to school and work.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures.

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements 

    Joint Accreditation Statement
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    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physicians

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

    Nurses

    This activity awards 8 Nursing contact hours.

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    PAs

    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 4 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 8 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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: 3rd Edition Foundations & Skill Building

    Thursday, September 19, 2024 - Friday, September 20, 2024| 8:30 am - 5:30 pm CT
    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.

    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: 09/20/2024

    Close Access Date: 10/20/2027

    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 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. 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.

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements 

    Joint Accreditation Statement
    image

    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physicians

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nurses

    This activity awards 16 Nursing contact hours.

    image
    PAs

    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 16 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 16 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 16 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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
    • More Information
  • Product not yet rated Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 06/26/2024 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

    This 1.5-hour, live-virtual course is part of an online case-based learning collaborative series focused on treating opioid use disorder.

    PCSS MOUD Online Case-based Learning Collaboratives
    Session 4: Methadone in the era of Fentanyl

    Wednesday, June 26, 2024| 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ET
    Live-Virtual Session

    Overview

    Join our 4-session online case-based learning collaborative series focused on treating opioid use disorder. Delve into best practices on OUD and Pregnancy and explore real-world cases provided by addiction experts, applying knowledge to practical situations. Each session is presented live online and spans 1.5 hours. 

    Designed for healthcare team members new to treating patients with opioid use disorder, the series aims to offer additional insights, knowledge, and confidence. 

    These 1.5-hour sessions include: 

    • One 40-minute didactic presentation on a featured OUD topic followed by Q&A 
    • A 15-minute Real-world Case Scenario & Discussion led by addiction experts 
    • Learner case discussion and Q&A 
    • Up to 1.5 credits per session 

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes physicians, PAs, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, psychologists, counselors, addiction educators, and other clinicians part of the care team. 

    This activity addresses the following ACGME/IOM/IPCE Competencies: Patient-centered Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communications Skills, Systems-based Practices, Work in Interdisciplinary Teams, Employ Evidence-based Practice, Apply Quality Improvement, Professionalism, Values / Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles / Responsibilities, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Understand how the advent of fentanyl as the most commonly used illicit opioid has changed the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder with methadone. 
    2. Be able to balance the concerns over patient safety versus the importance of getting to a therapeutic dose as rapidly as possible. 

    Overview Acknowledgement

    Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI086770 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.  

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    Registration Rates

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 06/26/2024

    Close Access Date: -6/26/2027

    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 [# of questions needed to get a 70%] out of [total # of questions] questions correctly.
    3. Click Complete Evaluation to provide valuable activity feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window. 
    4. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled Claim Credits & Certificate. Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

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    Robert C. Sherrick

    MD

    Dr. Robert Sherrick, MD, FASAM, is Chief Medical Officer for Community Medical Services, a company that serves patients through over 40 Opioid Treatment Programs in 9 states. He also works at an inpatient addiction treatment facility in Kalispell, Pathways Treatment Center, treating all forms of Substance Use Disorders and dual diagnosis patients.

    Dr. Sherrick has been providing Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder since 2003, initially in an office setting using buprenorphine and subsequently with methadone in Opioid Treatment Programs. He established a state-wide buprenorphine treatment program for VA Montana with extensive use of telemedicine. He is board certified in Addiction Medicine through the American Board of Preventative Medicine. He is currently the President of the Northwest Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. 

    Disclosures- Community Medical Service- Employment, Kalispell Hospital- Employment

    Kathryn M. Basques

    MSW, MSN, APN, PMHNP-BC

    Kathryn M. Basques, MSW, MSN, APN, PMHNP-BC is a psychiatric nurse practitioner specializing in Addiction Medicine and Consult-Liaison Psychiatry. After completing her education at Yale School of Nursing, she started her career at Yale-New Haven Hospital as the first nurse practitioner on a pro-active psychiatric consult service. From 2015-2020, she worked at Rush University Medical Center as the Co- Director of the Substance Use Intervention Team (SUIT) and dedicated herself to promoting early identification of substance use disorders, implementation of an SBIRT model of care on the inpatient units and improving the management of opioid and alcohol withdrawal syndromes. She was an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and faculty for the Addiction Medicine and Psychosomatic Medicine fellowships. Following her time at Rush, Kathryn spent one year working in Camden, NJ at Cooper Health System in a combined role of inpatient addiction medicine consult service and a low barrier, outpatient, walk-in bridge clinic. In November 2021, Kathryn will start a new position in the Lifespan Hospital System in Providence, RI where she will continue to work in a combined inpatient and outpatient clinical role, while working to advocate for advancing Harm Reduction policy

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    This activity is eligible for credit. More information to come

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements

    Joint Accreditation Statement
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    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physicians

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nurses

    This activity awards 1.5 Nursing contact hours.

    Pharmacy

    This activity will offer 1.5 pharmacy contact hours (1.5 CEUs). Pharmacists will be asked to provide identifying information (e-Profile ID and DOB in MMDD format) in order to receive credit and allow reporting to CPE Monitor. (UAN: JA0000141-0000-24-001-H99-P)

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    PAs

    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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.
    Planning Committee and CE Reviewer Disclosures

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  • Product not yet rated Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 06/06/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    This 2-day, 8-hour, virtual-live workshop is designed for providers new to the field of addiction medicine in settings such as primary care, emergency care, and behavioral health, who see patients at risk for or with substance use disorders (SUDs).

    ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop

    DEA Required SUD education certified seal

    Host: Montana Primary Care Association
    June 6 & 7, 2024 | 10:00am - 2:30pm MT / 8:00am – 12:30pm MT
    Virtual-Live Workshop

    Overview

    The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine is an 8-hour, two-day, innovative, case-based workshop designed for providers who are relatively new to the field of addiction medicine, such as primary care physicians, clinicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and behavioral health specialists, who see patients at risk for or with addiction. 

    Addiction as a disease continues to cost the global community a staggering amount both financially and in lives lost, but there are treatments available to help patients. Participants of this workshop will learn more about addiction medicine and how to screen, diagnose, treat, and/or refer patients with addiction – many of whom have co-occurring medical and psychiatric comorbidities.

    This is a practical, case-based course designed to be interactive and engaging. The course is designed to empower primary care and other providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for, or with addiction, by translating the signs of the disease of addiction into transformative, positive outcomes for patients.

    The target audience for this beginner level workshop include: physicians, nurse practitioners/nurses, physician assistants, counselors, and other healthcare providers.  Clinicians who see patients with addiction in primary care, emergency/urgent care, treatment center, or general psychiatry settings. 

    The ACGME competencies include: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills.

    Course Topics

    • An Introduction to Addictive Disorders
    • The Clinical Manifestations of the Neurobiology of Addiction
    • Brief Overview of Motivational Interviewing Basics
    • Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
    • Identifying Unhealthy Substance Use: Assessment
    • Treating Substance Use Disorders with Medication and Counseling

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Identify one's own feelings and attitudes that promote or prevent therapeutic responses to patients with substance use disorders.
    2. Apply the philosophy of harm reduction to enhance patient centered care for people with substance use disorders.
    3. Demonstrate a knowledge of the neurobiological changes that occur during addictions.
    4. Use motivational interviewing to enhance patient’s readiness to change unhealthy behaviors.
    5. Use validated patient screening tools to detect substance use and interpret a spectrum of results.
    6. Conduct substance use assessments using the DSM 5 criteria and including a biopsychosocial approach.
    7. Offer evidence-based pharmacotherapy and behavioral interventions that are appropriate to specific substances and usage patterns.

    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: 06/07/2024

    Workshop 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 Evaluation - Presenters 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.

    Daniel A. Nauts

    MD, FASAM

    Daniel A. Nauts, MD, FASAM completed his undergraduate and medical education at the University of Michigan and joined an internal medicine group practice in Bellingham, Washington.  He left general internal medicine to develop his Addiction Medicine practice; since that time, he has been instrumental in the creation of 3 inpatient programs for those suffering with substance use and co-occurring disorders, outpatient SUD programs, and medication assisted treatment services. 

    Dr. Nauts is an independent contractor for the Montana Primary Care Association providing MAT waiver trainings and technical assistance, community forums on opioid use disorders, academic detailing activities for MAT providers, and helping in strategies to taper patients off high dose morphine equivalents.  Not only is he committed to integrating addiction medicine into primary care but also in promoting the development of more addiction medicine specialists in Montana.

    He is active in the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), delivers a myriad of presentations for any professional or public audience, has participated in addressing physician and nurse health issues through Professional Assistance Programs, and has provided Addiction Medicine experiences for residents of the Western Montana Family Practice Program and PA students from the University of Washington Medex Program.

    He is a member of the Drug Utilization Board of Mountain Pacific Quality Health providing oversight to the Medicaid formulary, is recognized as a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (FASAM), and is certified in the subspecialty of Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.  He is the treasurer for the Northwest Society of Addiction Medicine, a Chapter of American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) representing Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming and is a faculty member of ASAM to provide Data 2000 MAT waiver trainings and The Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine.

    Dr. Nauts is the 2019 recipient of the Award of Merit presented by the Montana Medical Association honoring the work he has done to improve healthcare in Montana. 

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    Robert Sherrick

    MD, FASAM

    Dr. Robert Sherrick, MD, FASAM, is Chief Medical Officer for Community Medical Services, a company that serves patients through its 30 Opioid Treatment Programs in 8 different states.  Dr. Sherrick completed medical training and residency in Internal Medicine at George Washington University.  After 5 years on the faculty at George Washington,he moved to Montana to join a private practice in Internal Medicine.  Since 1994, Dr. Sherrick has worked at an inpatient addiction treatment facility, Pathways, where he has treated all forms of Substance Use Disorders and has served as the CD Medical Director. Dr. Sherrick has been providing Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder since 2003, initially in an office setting using buprenorphine and naltrexone.  In 2009, Dr. Sherrick closed his private practice and moved to VA Montana.  Over the next 7 years at VA Montana he developed a state-wide MAT program that was one of the first uses of telemedicine for providing MAT to rural areas.  Dr. Sherrick has been working for Community Medical Services since 2010, providing MAT services with methadone, buprenorphine, and naloxone as well as serving as Northern Medical Director.  He has been Chief Medical Officer for the last year.  He is currently the President of the Northwest Chapter of ASAM. He is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine through the American Board of Preventative Medicine.

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    Gina Pate-Terry

    LCSW, LAC

    Gina Pate-Terry, LCSW, LAC is the Integrated Behavioral Health Lead with the Montana Primary Care Association. She has over 20 years of experience working in the fields of mental health and addiction. Gina’s work experience includes, Clinical Supervisor of Butte Silver Bow County’s Chemical Dependency Services, Consulting Member of Butte Family Drug Court, Adjunct Professor at University of Montana at Montana Tech, Administrator of Montana Chemical Dependency Center, Independent Private Practice and Grant Consultant and Behavioral Health Therapist at Southwest Montana Community Health Center.  She is a graduate of Montana Tech’s Liberal Studies program and received their Montana Tech Outstanding Alumni Award in 2008. She has a master’s degree in social work from Walla Walla College, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Addiction Counselor.

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements

    Joint Accreditation Statement
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    In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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

    Nurses

    This activity awards 8 Nursing contact hours.

    Pharmacy

    This activity will offer 8 pharmacy contact hours (4 CEUs). Pharmacists will be asked to provide identifying information (e-Profile ID and DOB in MMDD format) in order to receive credit and allow reporting to CPE Monitor. (UAN: JA0000141-0000-23-001-H08-P)

    PAs
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    ASAM has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 11/12/2026. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

    Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, ASAM is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 8 general continuing education credits.

    IPCE Credit

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 8 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    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)

    Upon completion of the activity and online evaluation, all other participants may request a certificate of participation. Participants may submit this certificate of participation to their professional organization/institute as documentation for completing this accredited continuing activity.

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

    This activity meets the requirements for MOC/CCP for the following primary physician boards and for state licensing CME requirements. MOC Credit is only reported for ABA, ABP, ABIM, and ABS. By completing the online credit application and evaluation, the learner permits ASAM to report credits to the appropriate Board. Learn more.

    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
      • Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

    Disclosure Information

    In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and Joint Accreditation, 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 all 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.
    Planning Committee and CE Reviewer Disclosures

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