California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) Review Course in Addiction Medicine 2019 is organized by California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM).
Course opens: 09/11/2019
Course expires: 08/20/2022
• Physicians who are planning to take the ABPM Board Exam in Addiction Medicine
• 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
The CSAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine 2019 provides an in-depth overview the essentials for treating addicted patients, from basic epidemiology, pharmacology, and neurobiology to the challenge of identifying dependent or at-risk patients across many different treatment settings, from the emergency room to the intensive care unit and to private practice. Participants will come away with practical knowledge that can be applied to real-world situations, as well as help them study for the ABPM Board Exam in Addiction Medicine. Presenters are nationally-recognized experts and clinicians with extensive practical experience.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
• Recognize the medical/mental health effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances on the individual, including the potential for addiction;
• Understand the basic neurobiological, behavioral, and genetic mechanisms of addiction;
• Describe 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 use disorders;
• More effectively carry out education/advocacy around addictions issues in different treatment venues
CSAM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 15 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 15 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
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