Duration: CME/CE Points: Author(s):
CME : 10

Addiction Seminar is organized by the American Seminar Institute (ASI).

Course(s) are appropriate for:
Subspecialist Physicians, Family Practitioners, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Short Course: 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Series 2B (ADC2B) Topics Include Withdrawal States of Molly or MDMA, Clonidine Poisoning, Substance Abuse Based on Patient Age, Cardiovascular and Psychiatric Effects of Cocaine Addiction, Food Additives and Addiction, and more.

Course Topics:
Update on Substance Abuse:

Evaluate acute effects of intoxication caused by the use of Molly, synthetic cathinones, synthetic cannabinoids, and other club drugs; Recognize the near-withdrawal state associated with days following the use of Molly or MDMA; List negative short- and long-term effects associated with the use of club drugs, marijuana, and opioids.; Cite data on the relationship between marijuana use and an increased risk for schizophrenia, particularly in patients with other risk factors; Assess the utility of the SBIRT paradigm in daily clinical practice with pediatric patients and families.
Qualifies for Substance Abuse-sa082

Treat patients who have taken an overdose of over-the-counter pain medication; Recognize the antidotes for numerous substances commonly seen in overdose situations; File the substances for which intravenous lipid therapy is used; Ascertain when hemodialysis is an appropriate treatment for overdose; Effectively care for children poisoned with
clonidine tablets or patches.
Qualifies for Controlled Substances and Qualifies for Clinical Pharmacology

Addiction Trends and Treatment in the United States:
Register criteria for SUD as listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition); Describe trends in substance use among adolescents; Distinguish among various forms of cannabis; Balance substance use and treatment in men and women; Choose an effective environment for the treatment of substance abuse based on patient age and other characteristics.
Qualifies for Substance Abuse

Update on Cocaine and Methamphetamine Use Disorder:
Review the variations in the brain caused by chronic use of cocaine and methamphetamine; File common cardiovascular and psychiatric effects of addiction to cocaine or methamphetamine; Illustrate the relationship between the route of administration of cocaine and the addictive potential of the drug; Explain recent findings supporting combination pharmacologic treatment for amphetamine use disorder; Define addiction in psychiatric terms and in an animal model.
Qualifies for Substance Abuse

Sugar, Hormones, and Addiction:
Argue physiologic processes in the brain that are common to obesity and substance addiction; Define the role of leptin and insulin in the reward system; Evaluate claims that food additives, such as salt, fat, and sugar, are addictive; Question the validity of classifying substances as generally recognized as safe; Distinguish the neurotransmitters involved in the sensation of pleasure from those associated with happiness.
Qualifies for Substance Abuse

Target Audience

Addiction Medicine


Activity Fee : USD $485.00


Addiction Medicine

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