Classroom Course » Addiction Medications for Substance Use Disorders (ZOOM)

Dates & Times:
June 26, Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Hosted By:
DBH Training Institute

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1.50 $0.00

Virtual Grand Rounds: Medications clinically effective for opioid, alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and stimulant use disorder are evidence-based but underutilized treatments. There are practitioner, health center, and systematic barriers to widespread addiction medicine implementation in health care. This lecture will review the current evidence for treating substance use disorders with medications and offer practical implementation strategies to increase adoption of these life-saving treatment to reduce the treatment gap that drives substance related morbidity and mortality in the United States.

The practice gap for attendees.

Substance use disorders are under-identified and under-treated in healthcare settings. This webinar is designed to increase participants’ capability to identify patients with substance use disorders and to treat these conditions with addiction medications.

 Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Saint Elizabeth Hospital. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Amedco Joint Accreditation #4008163.

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists (APA) Credit Designation

District of Columbia's Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. DBH maintains responsibility for this program and its content. DBH is offering 1.5 hours of Psychology CEs for this activity.

Social Workers (ASWB) Credit Designation

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. ASWB Learner Level: Intermediate. Social Workers completing this course receive 1.5 GENERAL continuing education credits. 

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Social Workers: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV*, WY

*OK: Accepts ASWB ACE for live, in-person activities but not for ethics and/or online courses. *WV: Accepts ASWB ACE unless activity is held live in West Virginia. The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Counselors: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK*, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MI: No CE requirement

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL MFTs: Credits authorized by NBCC or any other state licensing agency will be accepted. MA MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

MI: No CE requirement.

The following state boards accept ASWB ACE credit for Addictions Professionals: AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY



Upon completion of this training attendee will be able to: Describe treatment gap and opportunities physicians and clinicians have to initiate addiction medicine treatment.

·       Operationalize the medication-first model for treating addiction; and

·       Compare and contrast the medications that are clinically effective to treat opioid, alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and stimulant use disorders.

Intended Audience:
Psychiatrists, Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors and other clinicians. (The course will close 24 hours prior to the training and you will receive a zoom link the day before the session)

 Brian  Hurley, MD 
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