ASAM Virtual 2021

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    • Non-Member - $699
    • Regular Member - $525
    • Retired - $525
    • Early Career Physician - $525
    • Resident - $349
    • Student - $349
    • Associate - $349
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    • International Member - $525
    • Emeritus Member - $525
    • Provisional Member - $525
    • Fellow Member - $525
    • Honorary Member - $525
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ASAM Virtual 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021

On-Demand Virtual Conference

Overview

This 83.5-hour on-demand virtual conference includes over 75 sessions highlighting best practices and the latest science, research, and innovations in addiction medicine from leading experts in the field.

There are sessions for learners of all experience levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced). All healthcare professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment and care are encouraged to attend. This includes:

  • Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Other Clinicians
  • Researchers and Academics
  • Residents, Fellows, and Students
  • Counselors and Policymakers

This conference addresses all 6 ACGME Competencies.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the virtual conference, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the new developments affecting the science, policy, and clinical practice of addiction medicine
  2. Compare presented clinical guidelines/best practices with the participant's current practice and identify strengths or gaps
  3. Analyze new research and science to develop practical applications for treatment or further research
  4. Explain recent or upcoming policy changes and identify implications or areas for provider involvement
  5. Create a network of professionals and a set of resources to support the participant's practice

Registration Rates

ASAM Learner TypeRate
ASAM Member$525
Non-Member$699
Associate Member$349
Resident Member*$349
Student Member*$349

*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: 04/30/2024

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 3 questions correctly for 1-hour activities or 4 out of 5 questions correctly for 1.5-hour activities.
  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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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 enduring material for a maximum of 83.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 83.5 credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

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

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 83.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 83.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.

American Board of 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.

CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

 

  • Evaluation & Certificate - Live Attendees of ASAM Virtual 2021

    Contains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Complete the course evaluation and claim credit for sessions and posters attended between April 22, 2021 and April 24, 2021. Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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    Overview

    Complete the conference evaluation and claim credit for sessions and posters attended between April 22, 2021 and April 24, 2021. Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    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 other – blended, live and on-demand activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 ASAM Virtual.2021, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 04/22/2021 to 04/24/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s):

    • 20.50 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - ASAM Virtual 2021 - Live
    • 3.50 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - ASAM Virtual 2021 - Enduring

    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
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 24 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 4/22/2021 to 4/24/2021. AAPA reference number: CME-201448.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 24 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 24 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 24 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

  • Opening Scientific Plenary Session

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1.5-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses cutting edge science and an inspiring look at heroes on the frontline.

    ASAM Virtual 2021

    Opening Scientific Plenary Session

    Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
    On-Demand Session

    Overview

    This 1.5-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses cutting edge science and an inspiring look at heroes on the frontline.

    The ASAM Virtual.2021 begins with an energizing Opening Scientific Plenary Session! Moderated by ASAM President Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM, distinguished presenters of the opening session will focus on providing cutting edge science and an inspiring look at heroes on the frontline. 

    Substance Use Disorders and COVID-19: Intertwined Epidemics
    In addition to the continued growth in the Nation’s opioid epidemic in recent years, there has been an alarming resurgence in stimulant use--including cocaine and methamphetamine. The devastating overdose fatality tolls that these crises have exacted, compounded by the further increases in drug use and overdose deaths attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic have made finding effective strategies all the more urgent and are bringing to light some unique social and structural challenges faced by those with substance use disorders.

    ED-initiated Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder: Should it be a choice?
    This presentation will discuss innovative solutions for increasing access to medications for opioid use disorder in the ED setting. Dr. D’Onofrio will present what we know, and summarize ongoing research that has the potential to change practice and improve the care of patients with OUD.

    In Case of Emergency: A filmmaker witnesses the opioid crisis
    Carolyn Jones "award-winning author, photographer and filmmaker behind The American Nurse Project, Defining Hope and In Case of Emergency "has spent the last ten years documenting the work of nurses across the country. She most recently focused her lens on the ER, before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, discovering that emergency nurses all across the country share a deep and pressing concern: the opioid crisis. In this presentation, Carolyn will share stories from the nurses, doctors and patients she interviewed, exploring public misperceptions about addiction, and the ways in which hospital emergency departments are working toward alternatives to opioids, bridging patients with external treatment programs, and other potential solutions.

    The target audience for this beginner level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

    This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Systems Based Practice.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Describe the compounding effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing opioid epidemic, and the resurgence of stimulant use on increases in drug use and overdose deaths
    2. Identify unique social and structural challenges faced by those with substance use disorders that the “intertwined epidemics” are bringing to light
    3. Examine innovative solutions for increasing access to medications for opioid use disorder in the ED setting
    4. Implement effective strategies to change practice and improve the care of patients with OUD
    5. Describe public misperceptions about addiction, and the ways in which hospital emergency departments are working toward alternatives to opioids, bridging patients with external treatment programs, and other potential solutions

    Fees

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the Contents tab and select "View On-Demand Recording".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Post Test" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 2 out of 3 questions correct. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab. 
    3. Click Complete Evaluation to answer evaluation questions. Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. Submit the evaluation (the next box should activate, and the evaluation box should turn green with a white check mark).
    4. Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate." Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button “View/Print Certificate” to save or print your certificate. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the ASAM e-Learning Center and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you have are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail Education@asam.org for assistance.

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    Nora D. Volkow

    MD

    Nora D. Volkow, M.D., became Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health in May 2003. Her work has been instrumental in demonstrating that drug addiction is a disease of the human brain. She pioneered the use of brain imaging to investigate the toxic effects and addictive properties of abusable drugs and has also made important contributions to the neurobiology of obesity, ADHD, and aging. 

    Dr. Volkow was born in Mexico, earned her medical degree from the National University of Mexico, and carried out her psychiatric residency at New York University. Prior to her tenure at NIDA she held leadership positions at the Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory including Director of Nuclear Medicine, Chairman of the Medical Department, and Associate Director for Life Sciences. She was also a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Associate Dean of the Medical School at the State University of New York (SUNY)-Stony Brook. 

    Dr. Volkow has published more than 600 scientific articles and edited three books on neuroimaging for mental and addictive disorders. Among her many awards have been selection for membership in the Institute of Medicine, and the International Prize from the French Institute of Health and Medical Research. She was also named one of Time Magazine’s “Top 100 People Who Shape our World”, included as “One of the 20 People to Watch” by Newsweek magazine, and named “Innovator of the year” by U.S. News & World Report in 2000.

    Gail D'Onofrio

    MD, MS, FACEM, FASAM

    Dr. D’Onofrio is Professor and the Inaugural Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine (2009) and Physician-in Chief of Emergency Services at Yale-New Haven Hospital EDs with an annual census of approximately 180,000 patients. Dr. D'Onofrio is also Professor in the School of Public Health in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology. She is boarded in emergency and addiction medicine. Dr. D’Onofrio has extensive experience as a leader, researcher, mentor and educator, and is internationally known for her work in alcohol and other substance use disorders (SUDs) as well as for her research on gender variations in women with ischemic heart disease. Her work (JAMA, 2015) demonstrating that ED-initiated buprenorphine increases engagement in addiction treatment for individuals with OUD, has changed clinical practice, receiving multiple science awards, including awards from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and the Clinical Research Forum. 

    Dr. D’Onofrio has a long track record of mentoring physician scientists in independent research careers. She is the PI of a NIDA K12 establishing the Yale Drug Use, Addiction and HIV Research Scholars (Yale-DAHRS) program, a Mentored Career Development Program with focused training in prevention and treatment of drug use, addiction, and HIV in general medical settings with scholars in Medicine, Emergency Medicine (EM), Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pulmonary Critical Care; and she has mentored numerous EM faculty. 

    She has received multiple awards including Excellence in Mentoring award from the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA 2008), Advancing Women in Emergency Medicine award from the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM 2016) and the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) Outstanding Department Award for the advancement of women (SAEM 2018). She is also the recipient of the ASAM 2021 R. Brinkley Smithers Distinguished Scientist Award.

    Carolyn Jones

    Carolyn Jones is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker who specializes in telling stories that shed light on issues of global concern. From people “living positively” with AIDS to women artisans supporting entire communities and nurses on the front lines of our healthcare system, Carolyn has devoted her career to celebrating invisible populations and breaking down barriers. She founded the non-profit 100 People Foundation which creates educational films and curricula and has students participating in thousands of schools in over 90 countries worldwide. 

    Her most widely acclaimed book publications include Living Proof: Courage in the Face of AIDS and The American Nurse, which led to a feature documentary included in the U.S. State Department’s American Film Showcase. In the spring of 2018 her award-winning documentary Defining Hope, which was the culmination of a journey investigating how we can make better end-of-life choices, was broadcast over 1,000 times on PBS stations nationwide.

    Paul H. Earley

    MD, DFASAM

    Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM has worked in Addiction Medicine for 35 years. He treats all types of addictive disorders and specializes in the assessment, treatment, and management of health care professionals. As a therapist, he works with patients already in recovery, providing long term therapy for those who suffer from this disease. His professional expertise extends to advocacy for professionals before agencies and licensing boards. Dr. Earley is a dynamic speaker and educator; he speaks and trains on topics of addiction, its treatment and addiction among health care professionals. In addition, he trains therapists about the neurobiological basis of psychotherapy. In his travels, he has provided training in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Italy, Iceland and Switzerland. He is the author of three books and numerous research articles on addiction and its treatment. His two most recent books, RecoveryMind Training and the RecoveryMind Training Implementation Guide describe an innovative and comprehensive system designed to reengineer addiction treatment. He is a contributing author to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Textbook: Principles of Addiction Medicine, as author of the chapter: Physician Health Programs and Addiction among Physicians and a contributing author to the ASAM Criteria. His work was featured in the documentary series on addiction entitled Close to Home by Bill Moyers. Dr. Earley is the Immediate Past President of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). He is the Medical Director of the Georgia Professionals Health Program, Inc., the Physicians Health Program (PHP) for the state of Georgia and the Immediate Past President of the North American Federation of State Physician Health Programs (FSPHP). With Earley Consultancy, LLC, he works with treatment facilities, providing training in cohesive care, treatment effectiveness and staff development using RecoveryMind Training.

    Relevant Financial Disclosures

    • DynamiCare Health, Inc (Clinical Condition: All addiction variants): Employment, Ownership Interest includes stock, stock options, patent or other intellectual property
    • Earley Consultancy, LLC (Clinical Condition: Addiction Management and Consultation): Employment
    • Georgia Professionals Health Program, Inc. (Clinical Condition: substance use disorders): Employment

    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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 1.5 credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

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

    American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 1 MOC point 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 1.5 Medical Knowledge MOC point 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

    To view all disclosures click here. 

  • Ambulatory Alcohol Withdrawal Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the updated ASAM Clinical Practice Guideline on Alcohol Withdrawal Management, providing an overview and a focus on their implementation.

    ASAM Virtual 2021

    Ambulatory Alcohol Withdrawal Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
    On-Demand Session

    Overview

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the updated ASAM Clinical Practice Guideline on Alcohol Withdrawal Management, providing an overview and a focus on their implementation.

    This 1-hour focus session will provide an overview of the guidance for ambulatory management of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) using the updated ASAM Clinical Practice Guideline on Alcohol Withdrawal Management, which was released last year. The 2nd half of the presentation will focus on implementation of the guidelines, including protocol development for escalation of pharmacotherapy and operationalization of ambulatory alcohol withdrawal management in underresourced settings. Specifically, it will include a detailed description of how ambulatory AWS management was operationalized in LA County for people experiencing homelessness in the era of COVID.

    The target audience for this intermediate level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

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

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Understand pharmacotherapy options for alcohol withdrawal management in the ambulatory setting
    2. Discuss a protocol describing when escalation from gabapentin or carbamazepine to benzodiazepines and/or phenobarbital is clinically appropriate for ambulatory alcohol withdrawal management
    3. Explain how medications for alcohol withdrawal syndrome can be operationalized for underresourced settings and offered to people experiencing homelessness in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

    Registration Rates

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the Contents tab and select "View On-Demand Recording".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Post Test" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 2 out of 3 questions correct. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab. 
    3. Click Complete Evaluation to answer evaluation questions. Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. Submit the evaluation (the next box should activate, and the evaluation box should turn green with a white check mark).
    4. Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate." Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button “View/Print Certificate” to save or print your certificate. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the ASAM e-Learning Center and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you have are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail Education@asam.org for assistance.

    For learners who may have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading, Essential Accessibility is an application available for use to assist.

    Anika Alvanzo

    MD, MS, DFASAM, FACP

    Anika Alvanzo, MD, MS, DFASAM, FACP is the Eastern Region Medical Director for Pyramid Healthcare, Inc. She also serves as a physician consultant on substance use disorders to the Behavioral Health Administration in the Maryland Department of Health and is the Managing Partner of Uzima Consulting Group, LLC, which provides addiction medicine-related consultation, education and training, and expert witness testimony. Dr. Alvanzo is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and holds a master’s degree in biostatistics from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Alvanzo is a Distinguished Fellow of ASAM, a Past President of the Maryland-DC Society of Addiction Medicine (MDDCSAM), and currently serves as Chair of the ASAM Annual Conference Program Planning Committee and Region V Director for the ASAM Board of Directors.

    At Pyramid Healthcare, Inc., Dr. Alvanzo’s role is to optimize and standardize the medical care, with emphasis on substance withdrawal management and pharmacotherapy, in the residential and outpatient addiction treatment programs in Eastern Pennsylvania and Maryland. Prior to this, Dr. Alvanzo spent twelve years as faculty in the Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she held a variety of clinical leadership roles, including Associate Medical Director of Addiction Treatment Services and the Center for Addiction and Pregnancy and Medical Director of the Broadway Center for Addiction, comprehensive, outpatient substance use disorder treatment (SUD) programs on the Johns Hopkin Bayview and Johns Hopkins Hospital campuses, respectively. From 2011 – 2018, Dr. Alvanzo directed the Substance Use Disorders Consultation Service, a multidisciplinary addiction consultation service serving the Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Medicine general and subspecialty services.

    Dr. Alvanzo has served as an expert on National Institutes of Health (NIH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), National Quality Forum (NQF) and PEW Research Center panels regarding opioids and integration of recovery-oriented care in various medical settings. 

    Brian Hurley

    MD, MBA, DFASAM

    Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM is an addition physician and the Director of Addiction Medicine for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Brian is currently a Director at Large for the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and will assume the position of President-Elect this April 2021. He co-chairs the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services’ Substance Use Disorders Workgroup and the SafeMedLA Medications for Addiction Treatment Action Team, and is the Clinical Director of the Addiction Treatment Starts Here programs through the Center for Care Innovations, focused on increasing the delivery of Medications for Addiction Treatment in California’s community health centers. He is the PI of two MAT Access Points projects funded by the Sierra Health Foundation, a co-PI of a TRDRP funded smoking cessation implementation project, and a co-investigator on NIDA, NIAAA, and PCORI funded addiction related implementation science grants managed through RAND. He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and regularly conducts motivational interviewing trainings throughout the United States. He is a Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor of Addiction Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He additionally serves on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s Addiction Psychiatry examination writing committee. 

    Brian completed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and was previously a UCLA - Veterans Administration National Quality Scholar at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. He completed a fellowship program in addiction psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. He completed residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, where he was Chief Resident in Addiction Psychiatry. Brian is a former National President of the American Medical Student Association.

    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.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 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 point 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 point 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

    To view all disclosures click here. 

  • Clinical Considerations for Sexuality Issues in Substance Abuse Recovery

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the complex topic of sexual histories of individuals with SUD and provides an overview of the sexual health challenges these individuals may experience as well as suggestions for treatment.

    ASAM Virtual 2021

    Clinical Considerations for Sexuality Issues in Substance Abuse Recovery

    Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
    On-Demand Session

    Overview

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the complex topic of sexual histories of individuals with SUD and provides an overview of the sexual health challenges these individuals may experience as well as suggestions for treatment.

    Individuals with substance use disorders tend to have complicated sexual histories, that may include having sex while using substances, exchanging sexual behaviors for substances, or experiencing sexual dysfunction as a result of substance use, withdrawal, or recovery. Although mental health providers do an excellent job at assessing the global health of patients who use substances, the client's sexual health still tends to be missed in mental health treatment. This presentation provides mental health professionals with a brief overview of what sexual health challenges their clients with substance use disorders may experience, as well as suggestions for treatment.

    The target audience for this introductory level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

    This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Interpersonal Skills.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Identify the five Circles of Sexuality
    2. Identify at least 3 ways in which substance use/abuse impacts one's sexual health
    3. Describe the ways substance use/abuse intersects with sex work

    Fees

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the "Contents" tab and select "View On-Demand Recording".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Post Test" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 2 out of 3 questions correct. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab. 
    3. Click "Complete Evaluation" to answer evaluation questions. Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. 
    4. Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate." Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button “View/Print Certificate” to save or print your certificate. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the ASAM e-Learning Center and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you have are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail Education@asam.org for assistance.

    For learners who may have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading, Essential Accessibility is an application available for use to assist.

    Jennifer DiBartolomeo

    MA

    Jenn DiBartolomeo, MA is a 5th-year graduate student at Widener University's Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, an intern at the Center for Integrative Medicine, and a therapist at Emerge Wellness who specializes in LGBTQ+ mental health care and sexuality-related counseling. She received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Temple University and is currently a doctoral student in Clinical Psychology and Human Sexuality at Widener University, where she obtained her Master's degree in 2019. Jenn has experience working in a variety of mental health settings, including schools, psychiatric hospitals, residential eating disorder treatment facilities, and outpatient addiction treatments. Her feminist values lead to a socially-aware, integrative approach to therapy that considers not just the mental health of the person in front of her, but also the world that the person lives in. She also likes to integrate mindfulness and acceptance practices in therapy in order to help clients live in the present moment as opposed to ruminating on the past or worrying about the future. 

    Jenn works from a sex-positive, kink-positive, and poly-aware lens and welcomes discussion of these topics in therapy. In creating a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship, Jenn aims to help clients with challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, self-image, relationships, eating disorders, addictions, and many other topics. Jenn's current internship at the Center for Integrative Medicine over the last year and a half has increased her interest and experience with working with substance use disorders, especially utilizing integrative treatment and MAT.

    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.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 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 point 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 point 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

    To view all disclosures click here. 

  • Contingency Management Implementation: Strengthening MAT in Primary Care

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the implantation and training model of a monetary and non-monetary contingency management program in primary care MAT programs as well as the barriers and solutions to success.

    ASAM Virtual 2021

    Contingency Management Implementation: Strengthening MAT in Primary Care

    Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
    On-Demand Session

    Overview

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the implantation and training model of a monetary and non-monetary contingency management program in primary care MAT programs as well as the barriers and solutions to success.

    The purpose of this session is to share an implementation and training model of a monetary and non-monetary Contingency Management (CM) program that was implemented across 14 primary care Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) programs. Presenters will define and discuss contingency management and the related evidence for its use when treating patients with Opioid Use Disorder in primary care. Patient and practice cases will be utilized to discuss how it was designed to increase retention and shape patient recovery behaviors. Throughout the presentation, there will be focused discussion on interdisciplinary implementation, training, and the experienced barriers and solutions to program success. 

    The target audience for this beginner level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

    This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Practice-Based Improvement.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

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    3. Insert 3

    Fees

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the Contents tab and select "View On-Demand Recording".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Post Test" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 2 out of 3 questions correct. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab. 
    3. Click Complete Evaluation to answer evaluation questions. Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. Submit the evaluation (the next box should activate, and the evaluation box should turn green with a white check mark).
    4. Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate." Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button “View/Print Certificate” to save or print your certificate. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the ASAM e-Learning Center and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you have are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail Education@asam.org for assistance.

    For learners who may have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading, Essential Accessibility is an application available for use to assist.

    Angela L. Colistra

    PhD, LPC, CAADC, CCS

    Angela Colistra, PhD, LPC, CAADC, CCS is the director of behavioral sciences in family medicine at Lehigh Valley Health Network located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She is a trained professional counselor, certified addiction counselor and clinical supervisor. As the Director of Behavioral Sciences for the Department of Family Medicine, she trains family medicine residents and faculty, works as an integrated behavioral health specialist at an FQHC lookalike, and oversees addiction and behavioral health integration for a Pennsylvania Coordinated Medicated Assisted Treatment (PacMAT) in primary care grant received from Governor Wolf of Pennsylvania. Dr. Colistra is a faculty and committee member for the ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine (FAME). Her work has been sought out to train interdisciplinary providers nationally and internationally on topics to include addiction and behavioral integration. 

    Sophia Harbove

    MS, CTP

    Sophia E. Harbove, MS, CTP, BHI Case Worker, Department of Family Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital Network

    Sophia Harbove graduated from Cedar Crest College in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. With an interest in learning more about substance use and the impact on mental health, she obtained a Certification in Chemical and Dependency Counseling from Northampton County Community College in 2006. In 2013, she graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a Masters of Science Degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology. Mrs. Harbove has over 10 years’ experience in providing care to both youth and individuals who have experienced trauma and/or abuse. In that time she also provided protective parenting education and forensic treatment. Mrs. Harbove is currently in the process of obtaining credentialing for licensure in order to provide patient centered care as her way to give back to the community. A Lehigh Valley native, she resides in the rural area of Limeport with her husband, her Buff Orpington hens named after the Golden Girls, and her facetious Siamese cat, Monkey. 

    Yamelisa J. Taveras

    MA, CAADC, CCS

    Yamelisa Taveras, M.A., CAADC, CCS is the CEO and Project Director of Counseling Solutions of the Lehigh Valley, a bilingual and bicultural recovery counseling center in Allentown PA. Yamelisa was born in Dominican Republic and  as a child moved to the United States with her family. She began as an ESL student in the 5th grade, and through hard work became an honor roll student, graduating in the top 5% of her class. She now holds a Masters Degree from Villanova University, a lifetime member of PsyChi Honor Society, and a PA Board Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. With 14 years of experience in the field of substance use treatment, she has helped innumerable individuals through her dedication and passion to serve others. From prevention and early intervention for students k-12, to creating the Prevention 101 Kits, which provide essential information and safety items to individuals seeking recovery, she is a beacon in her community. She was recognized as a 2020 Bright Light honoree as part of PPL’s Bright Lights grant program, and this awarded the nonprofit organization she founded in 2019, The Unidos Foundation, a grant to continue her mission, where Yamelisa gives a voice to those silenced by oppression every day. Being diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at age 10, she was an advocate for Insulin insecure residents of her community during the State of the Union Address in 2020 as guest of Congresswoman Susan Wild. 

    Yamelisa is a servant leader for her community and a dedicated mother for her 7 and 5 year olds, Daniel and Amelia, and her bonus children, Natalie and Matthew, whom she has the privilege to parent with her husband Manuel. 

    Abby Letcher

    MD, FASAM

    Abby Letcher MD, FASAM is a Family Physician and Addiction Medicine Specialist in Allentown, PA. As an advocate for community responsive health systems, she was the founding Medical Director of the area's first Federally Qualified Health Center, developed integrated behavioral health and the first primary care program for medications for opioid use disorder, and community oriented Project ECHO for OUD. She partners with local community based organizations to promote Radical Welcome in healthcare, health equity and participatory system change. 

    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.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 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 point 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 point 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

    To view all disclosures click here. 

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Outpatient Addiction Treatment for Vulnerable Youth

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses best practices for engaging adolescents and young adults in substance use treatment and introduce models for embedding care into primary care settings suited to this age group​.

    ASAM Virtual 2021

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Outpatient Addiction Treatment for Vulnerable Youth

    Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
    On-Demand Session

    Overview

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses best practices for engaging adolescents and young adults in substance use treatment and introduce models for embedding care into primary care settings suited to this age group.

    This session aims to review best practices for engaging adolescents and young adults in substance use treatment and introduce models for embedding care into primary care settings suited to this age group. This session will particularly highlight the Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Recovery and Empowerment (CAYRE) model embedded within the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health. We will share our approach to creating a space that is equitable, antiracist, and welcoming to gender diverse youth. We will discuss the role of interdisciplinary care. We will also identify best practices in engaging community partners, particularly to reach justice-involved and insecurely housed youth.

    The target audience for this intermediate level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

    This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Practice-Based Improvement, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism, Systems Based Practice.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Review evidence-based practices for engaging adolescents and young adults in substance use disorder treatment. Examine patient cases and apply strategies to deliver evidence-based care to youth with social and physical complexity
    2. Assess models for embedding adolescent and young adult substance use disorder (SUD) treatment into primary care settings and examine the CAYRE model. Understand the role of interdisciplinary care in youth SUD treatment
    3. Identify best practices for engaging community partners to improve screening and referrals for vulnerable populations of justice-involved and insecurely housed youth

    Fees

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the "Contents" tab and select "View On-Demand Recording".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Post Test" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 2 out of 3 questions correct. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab. 
    3. Click "Complete Evaluation" to answer evaluation questions. Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. 
    4. Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate." Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button “View/Print Certificate” to save or print your certificate. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the ASAM e-Learning Center and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you have are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail Education@asam.org for assistance.

    For learners who may have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading, Essential Accessibility is an application available for use to assist.

    Paula Goldman

    MD

    Paula Goldman, MD is a Fellow within the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She received her MD from the University of Michigan Medical School. She subsequently completed Family Medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin, where her interest in Addiction Medicine solidified. She had the privilege of spending a year working for Indian Health Services at the Passamaquoddy Reservation in Maine and the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico, which provided invaluable experience in addiction-related care in low-resource settings. During her fellowship training, she hopes to develop expertise at the intersection of adolescent medicine and addiction medicine. Her interests include dissemination of substance use disorder treatment to vulnerable adolescents and young adults including justice-involved youth. She is part of the interdisciplinary team that launched the Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Recovery and Empowerment in Pittsburgh, PA, which is embedded within the primary care setting at UPMC’s Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health.

    Alicia Boykin

    MD, MSc

    Alicia Boykin, MD, MSc is an addiction medicine fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She received her bachelor’s degree from Xavier University in biology. She attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed her residency in pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Following residency, she completed an adolescent medicine fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She also completed a two year research fellowship in adolescent medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. 

    Kathryn G. Rehberg

    MSW

    Kathryn Rehberg, MSW and is a social worker in the Pittsburgh, PA area. She received my BSW from West Virginia University 2017. She received my MSW from University of Pittsburgh in 2019. She has experience working in community non-profits, the public school system, research, the juvenile justice system, the healthcare system, and substance use treatment. She urrently provide behavioral health treatment and work as part of an integrated healthcare model at an outpatient clinic for adolescents and young adults. Her current area of focus is substance use treatment and counseling, as part of an integrated healthcare model. 

    J. Deanna Wilson

    MD, MPH

    Deanna Wilson, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She received her MD from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed additional subspecialty training in both adolescent and addiction medicine also at Johns Hopkins. She currently sees patients at UPMC’s Center for Opioid Recovery, a Pennsylvania Center of Excellence. She provides inpatient addiction medicine consultation to patients hospitalized at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and is Medical Director for the Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Recovery and Empowerment. She has expertise in integrating harm reduction, substance use treatment, and primary care into clinical practice. Her current research interests are in the design and evaluation of interventions to engage and retain hospitalized young adults who inject drugs into substance use treatment. She leverages health services research, implementation science, and community engaged methods to improve health equity for vulnerable populations who use substances. 

    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.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 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 point 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 point 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

    To view all disclosures click here. 

  • Stigma, Antiracism, Compassion and Trauma-Informed Caring: Have Courage and Be Kind!

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the needed interventions as the social and health repercussions of stigma, racial justice, trauma and substance use disorder grow heavier​.

    ASAM Virtual 2021

    Stigma, Antiracism, Compassion and Trauma-Informed Caring: Have Courage and Be Kind!

    Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
    On-Demand Session

    Overview

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the needed interventions as the social and health repercussions of stigma, racial justice, trauma and substance use disorder grow heavier.

    As the social and health repercussions of stigma, racial justice, trauma and substance use disorder grow heavier, needed interventions such as education, compassionate safe guidelines to understand a patient's life experiences in order to deliver effective trauma-informed caring is gaining in priority for programming, policy and research. The workshop will discuss how stigma-free, compassionate, race-equitable and trauma-informed care has the potential to improve “no wrong door” whole person caring, social justice, treatment adherence, health outcomes, provider and staff wellness. A focus on anti-racism as an active process of identifying and eliminating racism by changing systems, organizational structures, policies and practices and attitudes will be explored.

    The target audience for this introductory level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

    This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Practice-Based Improvement, Interpersonal Skills.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Identify current national data, trends and significant gaps related to stigma and barriers to access to care for pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorder
    2. Gain knowledge of stigmatization of people with substance use disorders and how it may be even more problematic in the current COVID-19 crisis
    3. Appreciate trauma-informed care framework and understand importance of compassionate, non-judgmental patient-centered and trauma-informed practices for vulnerable people with SUD

    Fees

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the "Contents" tab and select "View On-Demand Recording".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Post Test" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 2 out of 3 questions correct. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab. 
    3. Click "Complete Evaluation" to answer evaluation questions. Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. 
    4. Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate." Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button “View/Print Certificate” to save or print your certificate. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the ASAM e-Learning Center and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you have are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail Education@asam.org for assistance.

    For learners who may have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading, Essential Accessibility is an application available for use to assist.

    Vania Rudolf

    MD, MPH, DFASAM

    Vania Rudolf, MD, MPH, DFASAM is a family and addiction medicine physician who is providing care to pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorder. She has a background in family medicine with OB and has completed Fellowships in Integrative Medicine, Addiction Medicine and High Risk Obstetrics at Swedish Medical Center. She has earned public health training at the UW. Dr. Rudolf continues to be a compassionate advocate for improving kind non-judgmental services and removing barriers to care. Providing compassionate trauma-responsive care to vulnerable women, babies and families is the primary focus of her practice in addition to clinical research related to clinical outcomes for substance use disorder, transition to MAT and prescribing policies to optimize safe and adequate postpartum analgesia management. She is the Medical Director for Addiction Recovery Services at Swedish Medical Center, an assistant professor at University of Washington, Seattle, WA and the Chair for the National Womens' Addiction Group related to the American Society of Addiction Medicine. She serves on the maternal mortality review board for the state of Washington and has many years as a practicing clinician.

    No Relevant Financial Disclosures

    Hendree E. Jones

    PhD

    Hendree Jones, PhD is an internationally recognized expert in the development and examination of both behavioral and pharmacologic treatments for pregnant women and their children in risky life situations. She has received continuous National Institutes of Health funding since 1994 and has written more than 200 publications. Dr. Jones has also authored two books, one on treating patients for substance use disorders and the other on comprehensive care for women who are pregnant and have substance use disorders. She also has written multiple textbook chapters on the topic of pregnancy and addiction. Dr. Jones has co-authored multiple national and international guidelines on the topic of caring for pregnant and post-pregnant people with substance use disorders and their children including those published by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the American Society for Addiction Medicine. She also co-authored both the women’s and children’s section of the United Nations (UN)’ International Standards for the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders and the UN guidelines on prevention and treatment for girls and women. While winning multiple awards, most recently in 2020 Dr. Jones won the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) R. Brinkley Smithers and Distinguished Scientist Award. She is a consultant for the UN and the WHO and is a member of the NIH’s HEAL multidisciplinary working group. Dr. Jones leads or is involved in projects around the world focused on improving the lives of children, women, and families. 

    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.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 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 point 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 point 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

    To view all disclosures click here. 

  • Supervised Injection Facility: Will it see the light of day in America?

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the Supervised Injection Facility (SIF) framework as a harm reduction model and provides a review of policy and data from other countries showing its benefits in reducing drug-related overdose deaths as well as increasing treatment utilization.

    ASAM Virtual 2021

    Supervised Injection Facility: Will it see the light of day in America?

    Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
    On-Demand Session

    Overview

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the Supervised Injection Facility (SIF) framework as a harm reduction model and provides a review of policy and data from other countries showing its benefits in reducing drug-related overdose deaths as well as increasing treatment utilization.

    The opioid epidemic remains a public health crisis. We will discuss the framework of a Supervised Injection Facility (SIF) as a harm reduction model while reviewing policy and data from other countries. SIF's have shown to be beneficial in reducing drug-related overdose death rates and increased treatment utilization, among other benefits based on published research. While no such facility currently exists in United States, several cities are advocating this model in an attempt to get a grip on this public health crisis.

    The target audience for this intermediate level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

    This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Practice-Based Improvement, Professionalism, Systems Based Practice.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Define a supervised injection facility (SIF) and summarize its workflow
    2. Discuss the advantages and drawbacks of SIF
    3. Propose this intervention for appropriate regions / communities

    Fees

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the Contents tab and select "View On-Demand Recording".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Post Test" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 2 out of 3 questions correct. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab. 
    3. Click Complete Evaluation to answer evaluation questions. Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. Submit the evaluation (the next box should activate, and the evaluation box should turn green with a white check mark).
    4. Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate." Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button “View/Print Certificate” to save or print your certificate. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the ASAM e-Learning Center and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you have are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail Education@asam.org for assistance.

    For learners who may have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading, Essential Accessibility is an application available for use to assist.

    Vishesh Agarwal

    MD

    Vishesh Agarwal, M.D., is an inpatient psychiatrist specializing in addiction psychiatry with Christiana Care Health System. He joined Christiana Care from a nationally recognized behavioral health center where he worked with patients and care teams in the methadone program, buprenorphine and comorbid substance misuse clinic. Dr. Agarwal is board-certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Dr. Agarwal, earned his medical degree from Gauhati Medical College, India and completed his general psychiatry residency from the Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. He completed a fellowship in addiction psychiatry at the Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks, New York.

    Dr. Agarwal is a member of the American Psychiatry Association, International Society for ECT and Neurostimulation, and American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology.

    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.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 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 point 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 point 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

    To view all disclosures click here. 

  • Evaluation and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in Remote Areas with Telemedicine

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the expansion of telemedicine in remote areas and the challenges and solutions experienced in serving remote veteran and American Indian patients with opioid use disorders​.

    ASAM Virtual 2021

    Evaluation and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in Remote Areas with Telemedicine

    Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
    On-Demand Session

    Overview

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses the expansion of telemedicine in remote areas and the challenges and solutions experienced in serving remote veteran and American Indian patients with opioid use disorders.

     The epidemic of COVID-19 has brought many challenges to the evaluation and treatment of opioid use disorders and chronic pain syndrome. Rural communities have experienced an exacerbation of provider and pain treatment shortfalls, complicating the provision of services and maintaining engagement. Telemedicine expansion has provided opportunities and new challenges in the evaluation, treatment and documentation of opioid use disorder treatment. We will emphasize challenges and solutions experienced in serving remote veteran and American Indian patients with opioid use disorders. The strict adherence to the CDC 2016 Guidelines for Opioid Use in Chronic Pain has been associated with a 60% decrease in prescribed opioids yet the Veteran's Administration have observed increases in overdose deaths and suicides in patients who have had their opioids terminated.

    The target audience for this intermediate level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

    This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Practice-Based Improvement, Interpersonal Skills, Systems Based Practice.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. To recognize clinical challenges in COVID related settings for diagnosis and treatment of Opioid Use Disorders (OUD)
    2. To discuss the clinical challenges that COVID has brought to patients burdened with Opioid Use Disorders and the clinical staff providing services
    3. To implement Medications used for Addiction Treatment (MAT) via telemedicine with the new rules of engagement

    Fees

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the "Contents" tab and select "View On-Demand Recording".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Post Test" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 2 out of 3 questions correct. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab. 
    3. Click "Complete Evaluation" to answer evaluation questions. Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. 
    4. Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate." Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button “View/Print Certificate” to save or print your certificate. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the ASAM e-Learning Center and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you have are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail Education@asam.org for assistance.

    For learners who may have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading, Essential Accessibility is an application available for use to assist.

    Anthony H. Dekker

    DO

    Anthony H. Dekker, DO is an addiction and pain specialist in the Gallup Indian Medical Center, Indian Health Service. He was previously at the Northern Arizona VA Healthcare System(2015-2020) and with the DoD at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (2010-2015) specializing in Addiction Medicine. Born and raised in Western Michigan he graduated from Hope College in Holland Michigan. He completed his Osteopathic education at Michigan State University in 1978. He completed his internship and family medicine residency at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and an Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian-St Lukes Medical Center in Chicago. As a Public Health Service Scholar he served Chicago's South Side for fourteen years. He was Professor and Chair of Family Medicine at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center and the University of Missouri-Kansas City (Childrens Mercy Hospital) during his four years in Kansas City. Dr. Dekker is board certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Pain Medicine. He is a Fellow in numerous professional societies. As a member of the healthcare team at the Gallup Indian Medical Center, he is dedicated to the Mission of providing the highest quality care to American Indians. His areas of expertise include addiction medicine, chronic pain syndromes, Palliative Care, infomatics, high risk youth, domestic violence and behavioral health. He has been the Chief Clinical Consultant in Addiction Medicine and Chronic Pain for the Indian Health Service, US Public Health Service and has served on several national panels addressing substance abuse and chronic pain in America. Currently he is a clinical professor at the ATSU-SOM and the Burrell School of Osteopathic Medicine.

    Patricia A. Roe

    PsyD, PMHNP-BC

    Patricia Anne Roe, Psy.D. PMHNP-BC, LISAC is dedicated to improving the quality of life and mental health of her community, patients and their families.  Dr. Roe is a licensed psychologist in the states of Arizona, Missouri, Illinois and Michigan. She earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 1990 from the APA-accredited program at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Her diagnostic practicum was at the Institute of Juvenile Research, University of Illinois and her therapeutic practicum was at the Family Institute, Northwestern University.  Her APA approved internship was at the Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Child and Family Clinical Psychology.  Dr Roe also completed her BSN and MSN at the University of Michigan.  She is a board certified (ANCC) Child and Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Roe’s clinical experience in the mental health field includes a fifteen years as a USPHS scholar on the Southside of Chicago emphasizing care of children and families victims of trauma.  She has served in the Indian Health Service for twelve years and in the Department of Defense as he lead psychologist on the inpatient psychiatric unit at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital for active duty and dependents. 

    Dr. Roe conducts various evaluations including psychological, substance use disorders, and risk assessments. Dr. Roe conducts general psychological evaluations privately and for Family Court. She volunteers in the care of spouses and partners of veterans and members of American Indian tribes.

    She has training and experience related to victims of trauma, including military sexual abuse and victimology, general psychological evaluations, families, adolescents and children with behavior problems, and various therapeutic interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, End of Life care, and substance related issues. 

    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.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 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 point 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 point 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

    To view all disclosures click here. 

  • Integrating Hepatitis C Treatment Into Routine Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses health consequences associated with Hepatitis C and reviews the latest treatment guidelines, screening, and treatment as well as examining models used to implement Hepatitis C treatment into substance use disorder treatment settings.

    ASAM Virtual 2021

    Integrating Hepatitis C Treatment Into Routine Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

    Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
    On-Demand Session

    Overview

    This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses health consequences associated with Hepatitis C and reviews the latest treatment guidelines, screening, and treatment as well as examining models used to implement Hepatitis C treatment into substance use disorder treatment settings.

    This focus session will use clinical cases to review the epidemiology and health consequences associated with Hepatitis C. We will review the most up-to-date treatment guidelines, recommended screening, and monitoring before and during treatment. We will discuss common clinical scenarios and review medication side-effects. We will examine a variety of models used to implement Hepatitis C treatment into substance use disorder treatment settings. We will share best practices and clinical pearls gleaned from our diverse experience treating patients with Hepatitis C as part of their addiction treatment.

    The target audience for this beginner level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

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

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion, learners will be able to:

    1. Review the epidemiology and burden of hepatitis C in populations with substance use disorders and identify the health-related consequences associated with hepatitis C infection
    2. Explain the treatment options and guidelines related to initiation of Hepatitis C pharmacotherapy and monitoring
    3. Identify challenges and strategies to engage specific sub-populations into treatment and examine best practices from experience treating patients with Hepatitis C in office-based substance use disorder treatment settings

    Fees

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

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

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

    Refunds & Cancellations

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

    Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

    Course Instructions

    1. Click the Contents tab and select "View On-Demand Recording".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Post Test" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 2 out of 3 questions correct. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab. 
    3. Click Complete Evaluation to answer evaluation questions. Scroll down on all questions, there are answers that expand past the size of the window. Submit the evaluation (the next box should activate, and the evaluation box should turn green with a white check mark).
    4. Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate." Choose the type of credit and click submit. Click the button “View/Print Certificate” to save or print your certificate. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the ASAM e-Learning Center and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you have are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail Education@asam.org for assistance.

    For learners who may have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading, Essential Accessibility is an application available for use to assist.

    Divya Venkat

    MD

    Divya Venkat, MD, Faculty, Center for Inclusion Health, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA

    Dr. Venkat is a current faculty physician with the Internal Medicine Residency Program and Center for Inclusion Health at Allegheny Health Network. She completed her medical school at the George Washington University School of Medicine and her subsequent training in the Inclusion Health Track at Allegheny Health Network followed by her chief residency. She is currently the co-director of the Inclusion Health track and has a particular focus in substance use disorders, incarceration, education, and health care delivery.

    Stephanie P. Klipp

    RN

    Stephanie Klipp is the Clinical Nurse Manager for Addiction Medicine Services, at the Center for Inclusion Health at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is registered nurse who is board certified in addiction nursing (CARN), and is also certified as an Allied Addiction Practitioner (CAAP). She works for an addiction program to help operationalizes an inpatient addiction consult service and an outpatient clinic for the treatment of opioid use disorders. She obtained her undergraduate nursing education at Pennsylvania State University, and is currently pursuing her Master's in Nursing. Stephanie also serves as a member on the Board of Directors of PNAP, the Pennsylvania Nurse Peer Assistance Program, and works to help advocate for nurses suffering with addiction. Stephanie's research interest are are around nursing interventions and education that can be implemented in a health care setting to help create improved outcomes for patients with substance use disorder, across the health care spectrum. 

    J. Deanna Wilson

    MD, MPH

    Dr. Deanna Wilson is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She received her MD from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed additional subspecialty training in both adolescent and addiction medicine also at Johns Hopkins. She currently sees patients at UPMC’s Center for Opioid Recovery, a Pennsylvania Center of Excellence. She provides inpatient addiction medicine consultation to patients hospitalized at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and is Medical Director for the Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Recovery and Empowerment. She has expertise in integrating harm reduction, substance use treatment, and primary care into clinical practice.

    Her current research interests are in the design and evaluation of interventions to engage and retain hospitalized young adults who inject drugs into substance use treatment. She leverages health services research, implementation science, and community engaged methods to improve health equity for vulnerable populations who use substances. 

    Hannah Cawoski

    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.

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 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 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 point 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 point 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.

    CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

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

    To view all disclosures click here.