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CME : 25.5

2018 California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) State of the Art Conference

Aug 29 - Sep 01, 2018   |   San Francisco, California  United States Of America
Specialties : Addiction Medicine
Conference Brochure

2018 California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) State of the Art Conference is organized by California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) and will be held from Aug 29 - Sep 01, 2018 at Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, California, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is physicians and other healthcare professionals who seek an advanced level of knowledge about the latest scientific and clinical advances in addiction medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 25.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (19 for the Conference / 6.5 for Pre-Conference workshops).

The 2018 CSAM State of the Art Conference provides this year’s attendees with a sampling of the latest scientific advances in the field of addiction medicine and their relevance to everyday clinical practice. Over three days, nationally recognized experts and experienced teachers will speak on a wide range of topics highlighted in this publication.

Wednesday’s pre-conference workshops include a full-day Addiction Medicine Board Exam Preparation Course, as well as half-day trainings in integrative addiction medicine, advanced buprenorphine treatment cases, drug policy education and advocacy, clinician well-being, and motivational interviewing.

Who Should Attend:
• Addiction medicine specialists who want an overview of the latest developments in the field and their relevance to clinical practice
• Primary care clinicians who want a better understanding of addiction and to improve their care of patients with unhealthy substance use
• Public policymakers and advocates who want an understanding of the current state of addiction treatment and its political implications
• Other healthcare professionals who participate in the care of persons with or at risk of addiction

Course Objectives:
At the end of this Conference, attendees should be able to:
• Summarize the theories and science behind novel strategies to reverse a national opioid epidemic
• Compare new approaches to integrating high-quality addiction medicine into primary care, hospital, and correctional settings, and into other systems of care
• Identify sociocultural factors that impact the care of persons who use drugs, including but not limited to: race, religion, culture, stigma, gender identity, sexuality, primary language, disability, legal status, and housing
• Make practice changes that implement evidence-based treatments and patient-centered care for persons with substance use disorders and chronic pain
• Apply knowledge about recent neurobiological research to discussions of potential new treatments for cocaine and heroin addiction
• Counsel patients about the promise and pitfalls of psychoactive substances for the treatment of addiction and other health conditions
• Appraise the newest developments in tobacco policy and recreational cannabis legalization
• Develop an actionable plan to optimize one’s person

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes
Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes

Clinical Psychology

Hannah Rose Snyder
Hannah Rose Snyder

Addiction Medicine

Matthew A. Torrington
Matthew A. Torrington

Family Medicine


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Contact No. : 415-764-4855

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Venue Address

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell St
San Francisco, California, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Hilton San Francisco Union Square,

333 O'Farrell St,

San Francisco, California, United States of America 94102,

+1 415-771-1400

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