Board Exam Study Tool (BEST) - 2020 (40 CME)

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Board Exam Study Tool (BEST)


Course Overview

The ASAM Board Examination Study Tool (BEST) helps prepare physicians for the ABPM certification/re-certification examination utilizing an interactive and engaging format.* This course is fully online and can be completed at your own pace. The flow of this online course uses a mix of didactic materials, case studies, learning activities, and assessments.

Begin the course by reviewing the Getting Started page that contains information about the structure and sequence of the course. From there, you can review the course introduction, content modules, and different sections of the course to get acquainted with course navigation.

Participants will have one year of registration to the 2020 Board Exam Study Tool. Participant access to the 2020 BEST will be closed automatically one year after the first access to the question bank feature. Please be sure to claim your CME within that time frame.

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The NEW 2020 BEST Includes

  • 800 Board-Style Self Assessment Questions
  • Excerpts and Highlights
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Supplemental Resources

Target Audience

  • Participants of the 2020 ASAM Review Course preparing for the ABPM Certification Exam in Addiction Medicine
  • Physicians preparing for the ABPM Certification Exam in Addiction Medicine

Getting Started


Structure of the Course

It's important to familiarize yourself with the overall structure and elements of the environment in which you will be learning. This online course is fully online and self-paced. The course should be completed asynchronously—you will log into the course site and complete them at your own pace. All content modules are available under the Contents tab in the course navigation.

The BEST course is separated into four sections: Introduction and Instructions, Content, Glossary, and Self-Assessment Questions.

Module Structure

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Introduction and Instructions

This section includes introductory information about the BEST. 

 
 
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Content

This section contains content and learning materials you need to read or view.

 
 
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Glossary

This section contains the key terms and definitions of addiction medicine.

 
 
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Self-Examination Questions

This section contains question banks to test your knowledge.

Course Introduction



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Board Exam Study Tool (BEST)

The BEST is designed to help you prepare for your certification examination in an interactive and engaging format. The BEST allows users to select different learning modes in an engaging, self-paced format to review 800 board-style questions, developed, reviewed and mapped to ABPM exam blueprint content areas by national experts. The 2020 BEST Includes: 

  • 800 Board-Style Self-Assessment Questions (100 more questions than 2019!) 
  • Rationale to help give greater insight, justification, and clarity for all answers 
  • Personalized Reporting Excerpts and Highlights (Utilizes the new ASAM Principles textbook)
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Learning Objectives

Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between important terms and definitions in the field of Addiction Medicine.
  • Distill knowledge on key points from the text, the Principles of Addiction Medicine, 6th edition and course slides.
  • Appraise addiction patient cases and respond accurately to questions about next steps and treatment options.
  • Employ knowledge gained in the educational sections of the BEST to respond accurately to self-assessment questions.

Key:

Complete
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Introduction & Instructional Video
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Subject Matter Overview
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package. Click here and select the “View Course” button to begin
Tool Glossary
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package. Click here and select the “View Course” button to begin
Question Bank
Select the "View Question Bank" button to begin.
Select the "View Question Bank" button to begin. Click here and select the “View Question Bank” button to begin Log-in to the question bank with your ASAM e-Learning Center email and password
CME Evaluation
18 Questions
18 Questions Please complete the evaluation to claim CME.
CME Credit and Certificate
Up to 40.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 40.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

CME/CE Credits


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 activity for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 

This Enduring Material activity, Board Exam Study Tool (BEST) - 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 40.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 05/17/2020. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency:

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

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

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)

ABPM Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 40 LLSA credit towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

ABA Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

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®.

ABP Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

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 40 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.

 ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 40 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 credit.

ABAM Transitional Maintenance of Certification (Tmoc)

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

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.

Program Planning Committee, CME Committee, Medical Education Council (MEC), 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 resolving all possible conflicts of interest 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. View all disclosures in the handout tab.