Moving Beyond the Barriers of Treating Opioid Use Disorder

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Overview

Moving Beyond the Barriers of Treating Opioid Use Disorder provides a deeper dive into implementing office-based treatment for opioid use disorder. This case-based, interactive, virtual-live course addresses moving beyond common barriers that prevent DEA-waivered clinicians from successfully treating patients with OUD. Common barriers related to implementing office-based treatment and patient care will be discussed, as well as how to address these barriers.

Learning Objectives

1. Recognize common barriers and challenges to implementing treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD).

2. Apply evidence-based practices to overcome obstacles to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD).

3. Identify strategies to meet patient care needs with available resources to ensure continuity of care.

Edwin Salsitz

MD, DFASAM

Edwin Salsitz, MD, DFASAM 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), as well as by the Board of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. He has published and lectures frequently on addiction medicine topics. 

Dr. Salsitz is Curriculum Director for The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course and is a mentor in the PCSS-MAT mentoring program. He has co-chaired The ASAM Review Course, The ASAM Pain & Addiction: Common Threads Course, The ASAM State of the Art Course in Addiction Medicine and is a reviewer for the Journal of Addiction Medicine. He is the chair of The CO*RE/ASAM Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives Course. 

He is a member of the ASAM Medical Education Council and the ASAM CME Committee and is Chair of the New York Society of Addiction Medicine CME and Education Committees. Dr. Salsitz is a member of the medical advisory panel for the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services. He is the recipient of the 2014 ASAM Annual Award and the 2018 ASAM Educator of the Year Award.

No relevant financial disclosures

Michelle R. Lofwall

MD, DFASAM

Michelle R. Lofwall completed residency training in Psychiatry and a clinical research fellowship in behavioral pharmacology at Johns Hopkins University. She now is an Associate Professor of Behavioral Science and Psychiatry in the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research at the University of Kentucky. She is a strong addiction treatment advocate and has an active outpatient addiction treatment practice. She also teaches residents, medical students, and other allied health professionals about treatment of substance use disorders. 

She spends the majority of her time engaged in clinical research aimed at improving substance abuse treatment and better understanding the behavioral pharmacology of drugs of abuse. Dr. Lofwall is the immediate past President of the Kentucky Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, Editor of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry newsletter, and member of the Kentucky Governor's state prescription monitoring program Advisory Council.

Debra Newman

PA-C, MPAS, MPH

Debra Newman, PA-C, MSPAS, MPH serves as Treatment Provider for the First Judicial District Court, Adult Drug and Treatment Courts for Santa Fe County, New Mexico. She has also served in this capacity for the DWI/Magistrate Court for Santa Fe County, New Mexico. Debra is also employed as a provider for Ideal Option in Santa Fe, which provides outpatient services for people struggling with substance use disorders (SUD).

No relevant financial disclosures

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Complete CME Quiz
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Claim Credit
Up to 2.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
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Credits and Disclosures


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 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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 Moving Beyond the Barriers of Treating Opioid Use Disorder and deemed it acceptable for up to 2.50 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 02/01/2021 to 02/01/2022. 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


American Board of Medical Specialties MOC Approval Statement

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, Moving Beyond the Barriers of Treating Opioid Use Disorder has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology

American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)

The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 2.5 LLSA 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 2.5 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 2.5 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.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

ASAM’s courses now meet the requirements for Royal College Fellows to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program Section 3 credits by participating in accredited continuing medical education (CME) activities that meet MOC requirements.

American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)

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.

CME Reviewer and Disclosure Information


ASAM CME Committee Reviewer

R. Jeffrey Goldsmith, MD, DLFAPA, DFASAM - No Financial Disclosures

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 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.

Faculty and Planning Committee


Faculty Disclosure Information

Michelle Lofwall, MD, DFASAM, University of Kentucky College of Medicine – Does Disclose

  • Camurus, Consultant/Advisory Board, Other: Developed my own slides based on research that was conducted and published in peer-reviewed / I was PI or Co-I on several of those studies that were funded by Braeburn several years ago (Clinical Condition: OUD)

Edwin Salsitz, MD, DFASAM, Mount Sinai Beth Israel – No Relevant Financial Disclosures

Debra R Newman, PA-C, MPAS, MPH, First Judicial District Court – No Relevant Financial Disclosures

Planning Committee Disclosure Information

Edwin Salsitz, MD, DFASAM, Mount Sinai Beth Israel – No Relevant Financial Disclosures

Debra R Newman, PA-C, MPAS, MPH, First Judicial District Court – No Relevant Financial Disclosures

Melinda M. Campopiano, MD, FASAM, JBS International, Inc. – No Relevant Financial Disclosures

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated

How to Claim Credits


To claim continuing education (CE) and/or continuing medical education (CME) credit, follow the steps below.

STEP 1

Complete all the content modules in the course located under "Course Content." Each module contains instructional materials, interactive exercises, and knowledge checks. After completing the activity, take the end of the course post-test assessment. Learners must achieve a 75% or higher on the post-test and will have 5 opportunities to successfully complete the post-test

STEP 2

Complete the post-course evaluation. Fill out the survey by clicking the blue "Fill out Survey" button. Be sure to scroll down on all Likert Scale questions. There are answers that expand past the size of the survey window. Submit the evaluation (the next box should activate, and the evaluation box should turn green with a white check mark).

STEP 3

Click the button “Claim Credits” in the box titled "Download Course Certificate." Choose the type of credit (Physician or Non-physician) 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).