[Package] The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine and Caron's Addiction Research Symposium - October 24 & 25, 2019 - Wernersville, PA (13 CME)

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ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine


This is a promotional, discount deal for registration to BOTH the ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine on Thursday, October 24 and Caron's Research Symposium on Friday, October 25. Participants may earn up to 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (NP participants may earn up to 8 AANP contact hours for the Fundamentals workshop), and certificates of attendance will be available to all registrants for both trainings. 




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Thursday, October 24, 2019| 8:00 am - 5:30 pm 

Caron Treatment Centers
Neag, Medical Center, Garden Level
243 North Galen Hall Road
Wernersville, PA 19565

8 CME

The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine is an innovative, case-based workshop designed for providers new to the field of addiction medicine in settings such as primary care, emergency care, and psychiatry, who see patients at risk for or with substance use disorders (SUDs). Participants will learn more about addiction medicine and how to screen, diagnose, treat, and/or refer patients with addiction. 

About the American Society of Addiction Medicine

ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional medical society representing over 6,000 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.



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Friday October 25, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:30

Caron Treatment Centers
Chit Chat Auditorium
234 North Galen Hall Road
Wernersville, PA 19565

5 CME

Showcasing the latest evidence-based practices, treatment models and cutting-edge research that can be advantageous to those who practice in the field of Addiction Medicine. The primary goal of the Research symposium is to bridge the gap between practice and research to improve the care and lives of all those suffering from substance use disorder and their families.


About Caron Treatment Centers

With 60 years in the field, Caron Treatment Centers operates lifesaving addiction and behavioral healthcare treatment. Caron is headquartered in Wernersville, Pennsylvania, with Ocean Drive and Caron Renaissance located in Palm Beach County, Florida. Caron has recovery centers in New England, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., which offer community and recovery support. Caron’s Recovery Centers in Atlanta and New York City also offer pre- and post-treatment services. Caron has the most extensive continuum of care including teens, young adults, mid-life adults, older adults, chronic pain, executives, healthcare and legal professionals and families. Caron’s treatment is customized to meet the needs of individuals and families – with highly trained teams prepared to address co-occurring disorders. Caron offers an innovative approach to ongoing recovery care support for its patients and their families with online peer groups and other resources during the first year of transition following discharge. For more information on Caron, please visit www.caron.org.

  • The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine - A Live Workshop - October 24, 2019 - Wernersville, PA

    Product not yet rated Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Earn 8 AMA PRA Category 1 credits while attending this innovative live workshop designed to support providers new to the field of addiction medicine, in settings such as primary care, emergency care, and psychiatry, who see patients at risk for or with addiction. Learn how to screen, diagnose, treat, and/or refer patients with addiction.

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    Thursday, October 24, 2019| 8:00 am - 5:30 pm 

    Caron Treatment Centers
    Neag, Medical Center, Garden Level
    243 North Galen Hall Road
    Wernersville, PA 19565

    Cost: $193.00

    The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine is an innovative, case-based workshop designed for providers new to the field of addiction medicine in settings such as primary care, emergency care, and psychiatry, who see patients at risk for or with substance use disorders (SUDs). Participants will learn more about addiction medicine and how to screen, diagnose, treat, and/or refer patients with addiction*.

    Addiction is a disease that continues to devastate our communities, but there are treatments available to help patients. Participants of this workshop will learn more about addiction medicine and how to screen, diagnose, treat, and/or refer patients with addiction – many of whom are already being seen for commonly occurring medical and psychiatric comorbidities. 

    This live workshop is designed to be energetic and interactive. Attendees will work through session activities and cases presented by faculty with participants at their table. Sessions throughout the day will include approximately equal parts lecture, demonstration of skills and skill building.


    *Note: This program is the first activity in The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-Hour Program, an innovative educational program designed to translate the science of addiction medicine into transformative, positive outcomes for patients by empowering primary care and other providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for or with addiction. Participants of this live workshop will receive a discount off the registration price for the full 40-Hour Program, featuring over 80 hours of CME content to choose from and a community of mentors and colleagues for additional support with complex patients! To learn more visit: https://www.asam.org/education/live-online-cme/fundamentals-program

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
    1. Identify one's own feelings and attitudes that promote or prevent therapeutic responses to patients with substance use disorders.
    2. Demonstrate a knowledge of the diseased brain processes when treating patients with addictive behaviors.
    3. Use validated patient screening tools to detect substance use and interpret a spectrum of results.
    4. Use motivational interviewing to enhance patients readiness to change risky behaviors.
    5. Offer the interventions that are appropriate to specific substances and severity of usage pattern.
      1. Respond to hazardous drinking with brief counseling strategies, appropriate to the patient's readiness to change.
      2. For patients suspected of having a SUD, conduct a biopsychosocial assessment to provide a diagnosis and match the patient to an appropriate level of care.
    6. Prescribe pharmacotherapy appropriately for alcohol, tobacco, and opioid use disorders.
    7. Offer patients and families information and referral to behavioral interventions including support groups and mutual aid groups that assist in the recovery process.


    Registration Cancellation Policy:

    Please email akrouse@asam.org for all cancellations and refund requests. There will be no refunds on cancellations received after Friday, October 11, 2019. 

    About Caron Treatment Centers

    With 60 years in the field, Caron Treatment Centers operates lifesaving addiction and behavioral healthcare treatment. Caron is headquartered in Wernersville, Pennsylvania, with Ocean Drive and Caron Renaissance located in Palm Beach County, Florida. Caron has recovery centers in New England, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., which offer community and recovery support. Caron’s Recovery Centers in Atlanta and New York City also offer pre- and post-treatment services. Caron has the most extensive continuum of care including teens, young adults, mid-life adults, older adults, chronic pain, executives, healthcare and legal professionals and families. Caron’s treatment is customized to meet the needs of individuals and families – with highly trained teams prepared to address co-occurring disorders. Caron offers an innovative approach to ongoing recovery care support for its patients and their families with online peer groups and other resources during the first year of transition following discharge. For more information on Caron, please visit www.caron.org.

    The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine - A Live Workshop
    Schedule-at-a-Glance


    8:00 am - 8:05 am
    Course Introduction
    8:05 am - 8:45 am
    Session 1:
    An Introduction to Addictive Disorders
    8:45 am - 9:30 amSession 2:
    Ben's Brain on Drugs: The Clinical Manifestations of the Neurobiology of Addiction
    9:30 am - 10:15 am Session 3:
    Identifying Unhealthy Substance Use: Assessment
    10:15 am - 10:30 amBreak
    10:30 am - 12:30 pmSession 4:
    For Every Ill, There May Be a Pill: Treating Substance Use Disorders With Medication and Counseling
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch Break
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm  Session 5:
    Should I Open Pandora's Box?: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
    3:30 pm - 3:45 pmBreak
    3:45 pm - 5:20 pm    Session 6:
    When Your Patient Says Yes, But!: A "Taste" of Motivational Interviewing
    5:20 pm - 5:30 pm Course Wrap-Up & Evaluation


    ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop Planning Committee


    Name

    Disclosure

    Miriam S. Komaromy, MD, FACP, FASAM (Chair)

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Peter L. Selby MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, MHSc, DFASAM, (Immediate Past Chair)

    Johnson and johnson: Consultant/Advisory Board, Other Research Support includes receipt of drugs, supplies, equipment or other in-kind support;Pfizer: Consultant/Advisory Board, Other Research Support includes receipt of drugs, supplies, equipment

    Zwaantje H. Hamming, FNP-C, CARN-AP

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Marcia Jackson, PhD

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Jill Mattingly, DHSc, MMSc, PA-C

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Lipi Rpy, MD, MPH DABAM

    Poynter Institute: Teaching/Training, Honorarium; Florida Hospital: Teaching/Training, Honorarium; Rescue Agency: Consulting, Fee

    Kenneth A. Saffier, MD, FASAM

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Mario F. San Bartolomé, MD, MBA, MRO, QME, FASAM

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    J. Paul Seale, MD, FASAM

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Alexander Walley, MD, MSc, FASAM

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

     

    ASAM CME Committee

     

    Name

    Disclosure

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

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Catherine Friedman, MD

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Noel Ilogu, MD, MRCP, DFASAM

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Herbert L. Malinoff, MD, FACP, DFASAM

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

    Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM

    No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

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

    Indivior, Honorarium, Speaker; BDSI, Honorarium, Consultant/Speaker

     

    Commercial Interest Definition

    A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

     

    AMA Accreditation Information

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Society of Addiction Medicine has been awarded the highest level of Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and the public that ASAM delivers education that is relevant to clinicians’ needs, evidence-based, evaluated for its effectiveness, and independent of commercial influence.

  • Caron's Addiction Research Symposium - October 25, 2019 - Wernersville, PA (5 CME)

    Product not yet rated Contains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Showcasing the latest evidence-based practices, treatment models and cutting-edge research, the primary goal of the Research symposium is to bridge the gap between practice and research to improve the care and lives of all those suffering from substance use disorder and their families.

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    Friday October 25, 2019| 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Caron Treatment Centers
    Chit Chat Auditorium
    243 North Galen Hall Road
    Wernersville, PA 19565

    Price: $100


    Showcasing the latest evidence-based practices, treatment models and cutting-edge research, Caron Treatment Centers’ 4th Annual Addiction Research Symposium bridges the gap between practice and research to improve the care of those suffering from substance use disorder.  Leading experts in the field of Addiction Medicine from across the country will enlighten the audience about current and future treatment possibilities being explored by researchers today.

    This event is appropriate for those who work in the field of Addiction Medicine, including psychiatrists, addiction medicine physicians, medical residents and students, medical researchers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and medical educators.  Additionally, those who work with the addicted population, such as psychologists, behavioral health therapists, and addiction therapists, will find value in attending.

    For information on topics and speakers, see the Schedule tab.



    Registration Cancellation Policy:

    Please email akrouse@asam.org for all cancellations and refund requests. There will be no refunds on cancellations received after Friday, October 11, 2019. 


    About Caron Treatment Centers

    With 60 years in the field, Caron Treatment Centers operates lifesaving addiction and behavioral healthcare treatment. Caron is headquartered in Wernersville, Pennsylvania, with Ocean Drive and Caron Renaissance located in Palm Beach County, Florida. Caron has recovery centers in New England, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., which offer community and recovery support. Caron’s Recovery Centers in Atlanta and New York City also offer pre- and post-treatment services. Caron has the most extensive continuum of care including teens, young adults, mid-life adults, older adults, chronic pain, executives, healthcare and legal professionals and families. Caron’s treatment is customized to meet the needs of individuals and families – with highly trained teams prepared to address co-occurring disorders. Caron offers an innovative approach to ongoing recovery care support for its patients and their families with online peer groups and other resources during the first year of transition following discharge. For more information on Caron, please visit www.caron.org.

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    2019 Caron's 4th Annual Addiction Research Symposium 

    Friday October 25, 2019 | 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

    8:00 am - 8:30 amWelcome and Introduction
    8:30 am - 9:30 amSession 1:
    Therapeutic Uses and Neuropsychiatric Liabilities for Cannabinoids in the
    Treatment of Chronic Pain
    Daniel Morgan, PhD, Penn State College of Medicine
    9:30 am - 10:30 amSession 2: 
    The mu Opioid Receptor: Pivotal Element in Two Substance Use Disorders,
    but Over-Looked by Most Clinicians
    Charles O’Brien, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    10:30 am - 10:45 amBreak
    10:45 am - 11:45 amSession 3: 
    The Use of an Animal Model to Understand Individual Vulnerability to
    Opioid Use Disorder and Novel Avenues for Treatment
    Sue Grigson, MS, PhD, Penn State College of Medicine
    11:45 am - 1:00 pmLunch and Networking
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmSession 4:
    Decoding Circuit Signatures of Addiction Recovery: Opportunities for
    Precision Medicine and Novel Interventions
    Amit Etkin, MD, PhD, Stanford University
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pmSession 5: 
    Craving and Opioid Use: What We Think We Know and What We
    Really Don't Know
    Eric Strain, MD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pmClosing and Evaluations


    Presenter:  Dr. Daniel Morgan

    Topic: “Therapeutic Uses and Neuropsychiatric Liabilities for Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain”

    Objectives: 

    1. List the therapeutic uses of cannabinoid-based medicines in the treatment of chronic pain. 

    2. Describe the limitations to the clinical use of cannabinoid-based medicines with an emphasis on addiction liability and the risk for schizophrenia.

    3. Discuss the impact of recreational and medical cannabis use on the abuse of opioid drugs.



    Presenter:  Dr. Charles O’Brien

    Topic: “The mu Opioid Receptor: Pivotal Element in Two Substance Use Disorders, but Over-Looked by Most Clinicians”

    Objectives: 

    1. State the role of endogenous opioid system in alcohol use disorder. 

    2. Identify the role of drug cravings in relapse and maintenance of addiction. 

    3. Understand how family history of addictive disorders can be used as a guide to select relapse prevention medications. 

    4. List methods to detoxify opioid use disorder patients prior to naltrexone treatment. 

    5. Consider agonist versus antagonist for opioid use disorder. 

    6. Suggest the use of behavioral/psychotherapy in combination with medication.


    Presenter:  Dr. Sue Grigson 

    Topic: “Use of an Animal Model to Understand Individual Vulnerability to Opioid Use Disorder and Novel Avenues for Treatment”

    Objectives: 

    1. Learn how devaluation of a natural reward predicts drug taking.

    2. Understand the impact of individual differences in vulnerability to drug taking behavior.

    3. Consider a novel and promising intervention whereby treatment with a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist reduces both cue- and drug-induced heroin seeking.


    Presenter:  Dr. Amit Etkin

    Topic: “Decoding Circuit Signatures of Addiction Recovery: Opportunities for Precision Medicine and Novel Interventions”

    Objectives: 

    1. Understand how machine learning can be applied to electroencephalography (EEG) data 

    2. Describe EEG signatures that predict recovery from addiction and their relationship to drugs of abuse 

    3. Describe EEG changes that track with the process of addiction recovery


    Presenter:  Dr. Eric Strain

    Topic: “Craving and Opioid Use: What We Think We Know and What We Really Don't Know”

    Objectives: 

    1. Identify at least two reasons there is renewed interest in the concept of craving. 

    2. Present at least three measures used to assess craving. 

    3. Describe the difference between craving as a moderator and craving as an endpoint in research. 


    AMA Accreditation Information

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Society of Addiction Medicine has been awarded the highest level of Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and the public that ASAM delivers education that is relevant to clinicians’ needs, evidence-based, evaluated for its effectiveness, and independent of commercial influence.