Free Sessions

  • Pain Management & Opioids: Balancing Risks & Benefits - Updated (2.5 CME)

    Contains 11 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit(s) while learning about the latest science, clinical guidelines, and policies around pain and opioids and getting the tools you need to provide evidence-based pain treatment.

  • Webinar - The Addiction Medicine Exam & ASAM Resources You Need

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    This recorded webinar provides an overview of the key eligibility requirements to become certified in addiction through the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) and explores the pathways to gain initial certification. It will then move on to the importance of preparing for the ABPM Addiction Medicine Exam and highlight ASAM board exam resources to better assist in your preparation.

  • Addressing Emerging Issues and Advances in Addiction Medicine Fire Side Chat (1 CME)

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ while learning more about emerging issues and advances in addiction medicine, from this conference recording from The ASAM State of the Art Conference, 2018.

  • Webinar: What is Multidimensional Assessment: Matching Services to Needs and Strengths

    Contains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 11/09/2018

    In this free webinar, learn more about multi-dimensional assessment, level of care placement decisions found in the ASAM Criteria, with a focus on criminal justice settings.​

  • Talking to Patients About Health Risk Behaviors

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits while learning about motivational interviewing. This highly interactive course takes a case based approach to helping you learn about motivational interviewing. You will start by learning about the major elements of motivational interviewing. You will then be guided through a case to help you identify opportunities to use principles of motivational interviewing in patient encounters. You will begin to plan appropriate responses based on patients’ descriptions of challenges and opportunities for change.

  • Webinar: Addiction Medicine: The Next Generation (1 CME)

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar will cover what an addiction medicine specialist looks like, the different settings an addiction medicine clinician can work in, and the future pathways physician will have to become board-certified in Addiction Medicine.

  • Webinar: Pathways to the Addiction Medicine Subspecialty (1 CME)

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar will begin with an overview of the current state of the addiction epidemic, then move onto other topics including the gap in addiction treatment, the role physicians can play to help close the gap, and the importance, as well as how to apply for the ADM exam. Earn 1 CME while learning how to become board-certified in Addiction Medicine.

  • Webinar: Improving the Language and Coverage of Addiction

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    In this webinar, ​in reflecting new scientific understanding of addiction, the speakers will offer guidance on how the media can accurately and fairly cover addiction through language, point-of-view, and style. The medical understanding of addiction and the science behind the disease has changed significantly. While the medical community changes the way it treats addiction, the media is also changing the way it covers addiction. The webinar will consider the stigma surrounding addiction and how the way the media covers the disease effects the public perception of the disease. Importantly, the webinar also will discuss the recent changes made to the AP Stylebook about the word “addict” and other stigmatizing words.​

  • Opioid Use Disorders and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Eliminating Discriminatory Barriers to Treatment and Recovery (1.5 CME)

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ while learning how to eliminate discriminatory barriers in treatment and recovery for patients with disabilities and opioid use disorders, from this conference recording from The ASAM 49th Annual Conference (2018). This session was made available free of charge by ASAM until 11/16/18.

  • Policy Plenary: State Policy Approaches to Addiction Medicine Access and Quality (1.5 CME)

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ while learning from state policy experts and officials who will discuss state-level strategies to improve addiction medicine quality and access; from this conference recording from The ASAM 49th Annual Conference (2018). This session was made available free of charge by ASAM until 11/16/18.

  • Opening Scientific Plenary & Distinguished Scientist Lecture (1.5 CME)

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ while you learn about the incredible impact addiction medicine providers can have on an individual, policy, and the future of treatment and science, from this conference recording at The ASAM 49th Annual Conference (2018). This session was made available free of charge by ASAM.

  • How to (Quickly!) Appraise Whether Study Results Should be Applied in Practice (1.5 CME)

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ while learning how to bring science into your clinical practice, from this conference recording from The ASAM 49th Annual Conference (2018). This session was made available free of charge by an unrestricted educational grant from Wolters Kluwer until 5/16/19.

  • National Perspectives Plenary (1 CME)

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ while listening to this conference recording from innovators shaping the field of addiction medicine at the national level at The ASAM 49th Annual Conference (2018). This session was made available free of charge by ASAM until 11/16/18.

  • Move from Good to Great Presentations: Audience Aboard, Not Bored (1.5 CME)

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ while learning how to enhance your presentation skills from this conference recording from The ASAM 49th Annual Conference (2018). This session was made available free of charge by the ASAM Medical Education Council until 11/16/18.

  • The ASAM Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine Webinar (1 CME)

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar helps build knowledge of The ASAM Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine document, which guides provider decisions about drug testing, as no universal standard exists today.

  • Research-Based Clinical Strategies to Prevent and Address Adolescent Substance Use and Prescription Medication Misuse: Being Part of the Solution

    Contains 4 Component(s)

    This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of clinicians including, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and dentists/oral maxillofacial surgeons, involved in the care of adolescent patients.

  • Close The Gap: Pathways to the Addiction Medicine Exam

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Nearly 20.5 million Americans suffer from a substance use disorder (SUD), yet only 1 in 10 people with a substance use disorder (SUD) receive treatment. This treatment gap leaves millions without the proper treatment, expanding the addiction medicine workforce is vital. During this webinar, we will discuss how physicians can become board-certified in Addiction Medicine under the new medical subspecialty.

  • Navigating Payment Pathways Part 2

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This free CME webinar series is designed to prepare physicians and their billing staff for the basics of modern healthcare payment models and methods of incorporating these models into addiction treatment practice. Presented by a healthcare reimbursement expert, viewers will learn the language used by health payers to improve understanding of billing and coding techniques. Some tips about determining patient coverage for services, handling prior authorization requests, and submitting claims to payers will be included. The first in the series created to examine some of the basic and advanced issues that many may face when working with insurance companies and other health payers. The second webinar will be held on March 7th, and the third session will be a panel discussion held at the Annual Conference with ASAM members employed by health insurers.

  • Navigating Payment Pathways Part 1

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This free CME webinar series is designed to prepare physicians and their billing staff for the basics of modern healthcare payment models and methods of incorporating these models into addiction treatment practice. Presented by a healthcare reimbursement expert, viewers will learn the language used by health payers to improve understanding of billing and coding techniques. Some tips about determining patient coverage for services, handling prior authorization requests, and submitting claims to payers will be included. The first in the series created to examine some of the basic and advanced issues that many may face when working with insurance companies and other health payers. The second webinar will be held on March 7th, and the third session will be a panel discussion held at the Annual Conference with ASAM members employed by health insurers.