Addiction Medicine Review Course is organized by California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) and will be held from Sep 01, 2017 - Sep 01, 2020. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
• 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 to get a better understanding of addiction and manage • patients with addictions in their practice • Public health officials who want an understanding of the current state of addiction treatment Non-physicians who are involved in the treatment of addiction Conference Objectives are :
• Recognize the effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in both tolerant and non-tolerant individuals; • Recognize the basic neurobiological, behavioral, and genetic mechanisms of addiction; • Apply an understanding of the main drugs of abuse, their pharmacology, and specifics associated with the diagnosis, detoxification, and treatment for each, and apply in clinical situations; • Apply in treatment an understanding of the main features of related psychological disorders seen in patients suffering from substance abuse disorders. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.