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  • Contains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 09/15/2022 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).

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    Host: Montana Primary Care Association
    September 15 & 16, 2022 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm ET / 8:00 am – 12:30 pm MT
    Virtual-Live Workshop

    Overview

    This 2-day, 8-hour, virtual-live workshop is an innovative, case-based course designed for providers who are new to seeing patients at risk or treating patients with addiction. Participants will be presented an overview of the basics of addiction medicine, which covers how to screen, diagnose, treat and/or refer patients with addiction, many of whom have co-occurring medical and psychiatric comorbidities.  

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Behavioral Health Specialists. It is designed for those new to treating patients with addiction and for individuals who have had little or no addiction training. 

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

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Identify your own feelings and attitudes that promote or prevent therapeutic responses to patients with addiction 
    2. Demonstrate a knowledge of neurobiological changes that occur during substance use disorders
    3. Explore validated patient screening  tools and ambulatory assessment to detect substance use, interpret a spectrum of results, and match the patient to an appropriate level of care
    4. Utilize motivational interviewing to enhance patients' readiness to change risky behaviors
    5. Offer the interventions that are appropriate to specific substances and severity of usage patterns
    6. Examine medications for treatment of alcohol, tobacco, and opioid use disorders 
    7. Offer patients and families' information and referral to behavioral interventions including support groups and mutual aid groups that assist in the recovery process

    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: 09/15/2022

    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 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.

    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.

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types


    ACCME Accreditation Statement

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

    AMA Credit Designation Statement

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

    American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

    The AAFP has reviewed The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 02/17/2022 to 02/17/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AMA/AAFP Equivalency

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

    National Board for Certified Counselors ACEP

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

    NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals

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

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)

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

    California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)

    This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205

    California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)

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

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

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

    Maintenance of Certification


    American Board of Medical Specialties MOC Approval Statement

    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine – A Live Virtual Workshop has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Family Medicine, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology

    American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)

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

    American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

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

    American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

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

    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.

    American Board of Surgery (ABS)

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

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

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

    American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)

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

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

    Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits.

    Disclosure Information


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

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  • Product not yet rated Contains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 04/21/2022 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).

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    Host: Montana Primary Care Association
    April 21 & 22, 2022| 10:00 am - 2:30 pm ET / 8:00 am – 12:30 pm MT
    Virtual-Live Workshop

    Overview

    This 2-day, 8-hour, virtual-live workshop is an innovative, case-based course designed for providers who are new to seeing patients at risk or treating patients with addiction. Participants will be presented an overview of the basics of addiction medicine, which covers how to screen, diagnose, treat and/or refer patients with addiction, many of whom have co-occurring medical and psychiatric comorbidities.  

    The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Behavioral Health Specialists. It is designed for those new to treating patients with addiction and for individuals who have had little or no addiction training. 

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

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Identify your own feelings and attitudes that promote or prevent therapeutic responses to patients with addiction 
    2. Demonstrate a knowledge of neurobiological changes that occur during substance use disorders
    3. Explore validated patient screening  tools and ambulatory assessment to detect substance use, interpret a spectrum of results, and match the patient to an appropriate level of care
    4. Utilize motivational interviewing to enhance patients' readiness to change risky behaviors
    5. Offer the interventions that are appropriate to specific substances and severity of usage patterns
    6. Examine medications for treatment of alcohol, tobacco, and opioid use disorders 
    7. Offer patients and families' information and referral to behavioral interventions including support groups and mutual aid groups that assist in the recovery process

    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: 04/21/2022

    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 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.

    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.

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types


    ACCME Accreditation Statement

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

    AMA Credit Designation Statement

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

    American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

    The AAFP has reviewed The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 02/17/2022 to 02/17/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

    AMA/AAFP Equivalency

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

    National Board for Certified Counselors ACEP

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

    NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals

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

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)

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

    California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)

    This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205

    California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)

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

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

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

    Maintenance of Certification


    American Board of Medical Specialties MOC Approval Statement

    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine – A Live Virtual Workshop has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Family Medicine, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology

    American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)

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

    American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

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

    American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

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

    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.

    American Board of Surgery (ABS)

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

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

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

    American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)

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

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

    Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits.

    Disclosure Information


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

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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 02/18/2022 at 9:30 AM (EST)

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

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    ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course
    Friday, February 18, 2022 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm CT
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

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

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

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

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

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

    Learning Objectives

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

    Registration Rates

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 02/18/2022

    Instructions

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

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    Jeff Brooks

    DMIN, LCAS ACRPS, CHE

    Jeff R. Brooks is the Co-founder and Executive Director of Magnolia Center Incorporated-an integrated behavioral health and co-occurring disorders outpatient treatment program located in Charleston, South Carolina.  He possesses over 28 years of experience as an effective behavioral health care leader, entrepreneur, addictions treatment clinician, trainer and consultant.

    Jeff holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from Limestone College, a graduate degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of South Carolina, and a Doctorate of Ministry from Asbury Theological Seminary. He holds multi-state licensure as a Licensed Addiction Counselor (South Carolina), Clinical Addiction Specialist & Clinical Supervisor (North Carolina) and Licensed Addiction Counselor (Colorado), an advance certification in relapse prevention from the renowned CENAPS Corporation (Gorski), a national certification as a Master Addiction Counselor (NAADAC) and is Board Certified in Healthcare Management through the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

    Jeff is also a writer, pastor and a life-long student, living in Charleston, South Carolina with his wife and best friend of 30 years. They maintain an active lifestyle with outdoor adventures, live for college football season and enjoy visiting with their two adult children.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    Christine R. Mulford

    RN, MSN, FNP-BC

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

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

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types


    ACCME Accreditation Statement

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

    AMA Credit Designation Statement

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

    American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

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

    AMA/AAFP Equivalency

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

    American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

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

    ASWB Accreditation Statement

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

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

    National Board for Certified Counselors ACEP

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

    NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals

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

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)

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

    California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)

    This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205

    California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)

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

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

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

    Maintenance of Certification


    American Board of Medical Specialties MOC Approval Statement

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

    American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)

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

    American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

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

    American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

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

    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.

    American Board of Surgery (ABS)

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

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

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

    American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)

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

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

    Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits

    Disclosure Information


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

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  • Product not yet rated Contains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 02/17/2022 at 10:00 AM (EST)

    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).

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    Host: Montana Primary Care Association
    February 17 & 18, 2022| 10:00 am - 2:30 pm ET / 8:00 am – 12:30 pm MT
    Virtual-Live Workshop

    Overview

    This 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).

    The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine is an innovative, case-based workshop provides education and tools to learn more about addiction medicine and how to screen, diagnose, treat, and/or refer patients with addiction. This live virtual workshop is designed to be energetic and interactive. Sessions throughout the series will include lecture, demonstration of skills and skill building.

    Addiction is a disease that continues to devastate our communities, 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 are already being seen for commonly occurring medical and psychiatric comorbidities. 

    The target audience for this introductory level activity include: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners/Nurses, Physician Assistants, Counselors, and Other healthcare providers.

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

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Identify your own feelings and attitudes that promote or prevent therapeutic responses to patients with addiction 
    2. Demonstrate a knowledge of neurobiological changes that occur during substance use disorders
    3. Explore validated patient screening  tools and ambulatory assessment to detect substance use, interpret a spectrum of results, and match the patient to an appropriate level of care
    4. Utilize motivational interviewing to enhance patients' readiness to change risky behaviors
    5. Offer the interventions that are appropriate to specific substances and severity of usage patterns
    6. Examine medications for treatment of alcohol, tobacco, and opioid use disorders 
    7. Offer patients and families' information and referral to behavioral interventions including support groups and mutual aid groups that assist in the recovery process

    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: 02/17/2022

    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 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.

    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.

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types


    ACCME Accreditation Statement

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

    AMA Credit Designation Statement

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

    American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

    The AAFP has reviewed The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 02/17/2022 to 02/17/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    AMA/AAFP Equivalency

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

    National Board for Certified Counselors ACEP

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

    NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals

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

    California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)

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

    California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)

    This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205

    California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)

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

    Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

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

    Maintenance of Certification


    American Board of Medical Specialties MOC Approval Statement

    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine – A Live Virtual Workshop has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Family Medicine, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology

    American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)

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

    American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

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

    American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

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

    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.

    American Board of Surgery (ABS)

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

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

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

    American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)

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

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

    Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits.

    Disclosure Information


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

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  • Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 02/16/2022 at 5:00 PM (EST)

    This 3-hour virtual-live course provides a deeper dive into implementing office-based treatment for opioid use disorder and addresses moving beyond common barriers that prevent DEA-waivered clinicians from successfully treating patients with OUD.

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    Wednesday, February 16, 2022 | 5:00 pm - 8:15 pm ET
    Virtual-Live Course

    Overview

    This 3-hour virtual-live course provides a deeper dive into implementing office-based treatment for opioid use disorder and addresses moving beyond common barriers that prevent DEA-waivered clinicians from successfully treating patients with OUD.

    Moving Beyond the Barriers of Treating Opioid Use Disorder is case-based, interactive, virtual-live course that addresses moving beyond common barriers that prevent DEA-waivered clinicians from successfully treating patients with OUD. Common barriers related to implementing office-based treatment and patient care will be discussed, as well as how to address these barriers.

    The target audience for this introductory and intermediate course includes: Healthcare providers who have not yet implemented their waiver or providers who face barriers to implementing their waiver.

    This course addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Procedural Skills and Medical Knowledge.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Recognize common barriers and challenges to implementing treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD)
    2. Apply evidence-based practices to overcome obstacles to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD)
    3. Identify strategies to meet patient care needs with available resources to ensure continuity of care

    Registration Rates

    ASAM Learner TypeRate
    ASAM Member$69
    Non-Member$99
    Associate Member$69
    Resident Member*$69
    Student Member*$69

    *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: 02/16/2022

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the Contents tab and select Attend Live Virtual Course.  
    2. Click Complete Post Test to answer multiple choice questions. Participants will have 10 attempts to pass and must answer 7 out of 9 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 - Presenter to answer evaluation questions pertaining to the presenter(s). Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. 
    5. Click the button Claim Medical Credits in the box titled Claim Credits & Certificate. Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button View/Print Certificate to save or print your certificate. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the ASAM e-Learning Center, clicking Dashboard, and clicking Transcript/Achievements.

    Need Assistance?

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

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

    Daniel Nauts

    MD, FASAM

    Dr. 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. 

    No relevant financial disclosures

    Debra Newman

    PA-C, MPAS, MPH

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

    No relevant financial disclosures

    Marianne Fingerhood

    DNP, ANP-BC

    Marianne Fingerhood, DNP, ANP-BC has been a nurse for 34 years. She has been a nurse practitioner in adult primary care for 20 years and a clinical preceptor and nursing instructor for the past 18 years. In all settings, she has brought a passion for education, whether it be with patients, students or colleagues. As a nurse practitioner with Johns Hopkins Community Physicians she is the champion for an initiative to expand access to treatment for substance use disorder in the primary care setting.  Her role in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is focused on providing education on chronic pain, safe opioid prescribing, recognition and treatment of SUD. Her area of interest is continued support and education for Nurse Practitioners as they transition into their roles as primary care providers.

    No relevant financial disclosures

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types

    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

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

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

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

    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 1222.

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Moving Beyond the Barriers Course has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Family Medicine, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology

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

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    2021 Training Series


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

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

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

    Training Topics & Dates

    1. Overview of the New Congress and Tips for Meeting with Your Members of Congress- Monday, March 22, 2021 3:30-4:00pm ET (Part of ASAM's Addiction Medicine Advocacy Conference)
    2. Connecting Your Story to ASAM Policy Priorities for the 117th Congress- Friday May 21, 2021 12:00-12:30pm ET
    3. August Recess: Making the Most of In-District Meetings & Online Advocacy- Friday, July 30, 2021 12:00-12:30pm ET
    4. Making a Difference Through Media- Friday, November 12, 2021 12:00-12:30pm ET
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    In this fourth and final training for Addiction Medicine Action Network (AMAN) members, Schmidt Public Affairs will provide an overview of how to work with ASAM to draft an op-ed or letter to the editor and to understand best practices for media interviews.

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    Making a Difference Through Media


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

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

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

    Session Information

    Date:  Friday, November 12, 2021

    Time: 12:00-12:30 pm ET

    Speaker(s): 

    • Schmidt Public Affairs Representative

    Learning Objectives

    By completing this session, you will be able to:

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

    Rebecca Reid

    Media Specialist

    Schmidt Public Affairs, LLC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    ASAM/ACMT Addiction Toxicology Case Conference Webinar Series

    On-Demand Webinars

    Overview

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

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

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

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

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

    Registration Rates

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    *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.

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

    Registration Deadline: 08/09/2024

    Instructions

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

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

    2021 ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conferences

    Live & On-Demand Webinars

    Overview

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    Registration Deadline: 08/16/2024

    Instructions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

    ACCME Accreditation Statement

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

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

    Disclosure Information

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

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  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

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

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

    On-Demand Module

    Overview

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

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

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

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

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

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

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

    Fees

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

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

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

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

    Registration Deadline: 10/11/2024

    Course Instructions

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

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    Donald R. Teater

    MD, MPH

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

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

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

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    Launette Marie Rieb

    MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP, DABAM, FASAM

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

    No relevant financial disclosures.

    CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types


    ACCME Accredited with Commendation

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

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

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

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

    California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)

    This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205.

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

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

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


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

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

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

    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.

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

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

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

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

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

    To view all disclosures, click here.

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