Interesting Cases in Addiction Medicine - Helena, MT - Friday, October 29, 2021

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Interesting Cases in Addiction Medicine

Host: Montana Primary Care Association

October 29, 2021 | 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm MT

Live, In-Person Course | Helena, MT


This 1-hour, live in-person session as part of the Montana Primary Care Association's Addiction Medicine Network Meeting is interactive and will discuss cases with an unknown entity such as unusual presentation of a drug addiction or an even which triggered a surprising outcome.

In general differential diagnosis is not a challenge in addiction medicine. These cases involve an unknown entity—either an unusual presentation of a drug addiction. An event which triggered a surprising outcome, or urine toxicology results which are confusing. The case presentations are interactive, and the learners are asked to participate in the development and outcome of the cases.

The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: all health care providers

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  1. Apply principles discussed for complex cases in addiction medicine
  2. Identify why certain cases in addiction medicine are complex


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Edwin A. Salsitz


Dr. Edwin Salsitz has been an attending physician at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel, Division of Chemical Dependency, in New York City since 1983, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is the principal investigator of the Methadone Medical Maintenance (office-based methadone maintenance) research project. Dr. Salsitz is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and the Board of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. 

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.

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.

Disclosure Information

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


Attend Live, In-Person Course - Friday, October 29, 2021
10/29/2021 at 6:15 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
10/29/2021 at 6:15 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes This course takes place on Friday, October 29, 2021 from 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm MT. Montana Primary Care Association will provide further details about the meeting location.
Complete Evaluation
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Claim Credit & Certificate
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.