Close The Gap: Pathways to the Addiction Medicine Exam

The 60-minute webinar will provide insights into current addiction treatment gap and how physicians can close this gap by becoming board-certified in addiction medicine certified through the upcoming American Board of Preventive Medicine addiction medicine exam

This webinar is targeted toward clinicians, physicians, academicians and other addiction medicine professionals looking to learn more the addiction treatment gap and the new addiction medicine subspecialty under the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM). 

The purpose of the webinar is to emphasize the need to close the current treatment gap and increase the addiction medicine workforce. There will be a key focus on the new addiction medicine subspecialty and the pathways for certification. There will be a live question and answer session during the webinar to address any concerns and foster conversation around this monumental development in the field. 

  • Addiction medicine specialists
  • Opioid treatment program providers
  • DATA-waived provider
  • Public health management services providers

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  •  Demonstrate the importance of the need for an expanded workforce.  
  •  Describe the different hurdles patients faces when seeking treatment for addiction treatment.
  •  Identify different demographics that are uniquely affected by the treatment gap.
  •  Diagram the different learning methods physicians can take to educate themselves in addiction medicine.
  •  Construct an outline of the different pathways physicians can take to become eligible to sit for the addiction medicine exam.
  •  Identify certain criteria physicians have to uphold in order to become an addiction specialist. 

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

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


ASAM 2017-2018 CME Committee Disclosure Information:

 

Name

Nature of Relevant Financial Relationship

Commercial Interest

What was received?

For what role?

Catherine Friedman, MD, Chair

None

 

 

Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM, CMRO

None

 

  

Noel Ilogu, MD, MRCP, DFASAM

None

 

 

Hebert L. Malinoff, MD, FACP, DFASAM

None

 

 

Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM

None

 

 

John C. Tanner, DO, DABAM, DFASAM, CCFC, MRO

Indivior

BDSI

Honorarium

Honorarium

Speaker

Consultant/Speaker

 

April 7, 2017 – April 2018


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Video
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CME Evaluation
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CME Certificate
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available 1 Credits