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Medication-Assisted Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD): A Guide for Primary Care Providers is organized by California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) and will be held during Oct 30, 2017 - Sep 30, 2020.

The target audience for this medical event is Primary care physicians who are implementing medication-assisted treatment of opioid dependence, Other clinicians who see patients dependent on opioids. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Conference Description :
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is common in primary care where the bulk of these patients are seen often for its complications but medications to treat AUD remain underutilized in this setting. Primary care physicians can and should prescribe medications to help patients reduce their alcohol use. This practical webinar will cover the basics of when to provide medications for this disorder and what patient characteristics to keep in mind when choosing from the 4 FDA approved medications available.

Conference Objectives are :
• Name 4 FDA-approved medications and 1 other efficacious medication for AUD.
• Identify adverse effects, major risks, and contradictions of these AUD medications.
• Identify patient characteristics that can be used to select appropriate AUD medication.
• Identify which AUD medications can be used with which specific AUD patient populations.

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

Intended Audience

Psychiatry

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Activity Fee : USD $50.00
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