The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine - A Live Workshop
The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine is a practical, case-based workshop designed for providers new to the field of addiction medicine, such as primary care physicians, clinicians, and general psychiatrists, who see patients at risk for or with substance use disorders (SUDs). This workshop will also support providers in emergency care settings who often see patients with addiction.
8.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the AAFP and 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Westin Bonadventure Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
CAFP and the Coalition of Health Care Providers on Adolescent Substance Use have launched a new, free continuing medical education course aimed at helping clinicians identify, discuss and address substance use (SU) and prescription medication misuse by adolescent patients. The course is presented in two parts, features videos with clinician insights and offers up to 1 AAFP Prescribed CME credit. It covers topics ranging from discussing confidentiality to opioid prescribing and the importance of early intervention. Take this new course today to learn more and help enhance your skills for talking with teens about SU and prescription medication misuse.
Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives summarizes the key steps in using opioids safely and addresses current CDC guidelines, immediate-release opioids and other pain relieving strategies.
Provides 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and includes three sections:
- Assessing Patients and Initiating Opioid Therapy
- Managing and Monitoring Therapy
- Take-Home Points and General Drug Information
Receive the latest update of the new 2017 ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and describes best practices for individualizing treatment for Type 2 Diabetes.
This activity offers 1 AAFP Prescribed CME credit.