This presentation will focus on the latest data on emerging drug trends, including opiates, cocaine, methamphetamine, cannabis, and synthetic cannabinoids. It will show trends and encourage the use of data sources that are available but not frequently seen.
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 5U79TI026556-03 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
This activity is a mechanism to claim credit for attending the live webinar held on 3/26/19. Attendees will need to enter the Group ID code distributed by email following the event to unlock the activity, complete the evaluation, and claim and print a certificate. If you have misplaced your Group ID, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Credit must be claimed by 4/9/19.
- Distinguish different patterns of drug use across the United States
- Identify emerging drug epidemics and the need for treatment responses to these epidemics
Physicians who have a waiver to treat opioid use disorder in an office-based setting and other interested clinicians.
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: March 26, 2019
End Date: March 26, 2019
Credit Claim Date: April 9, 2019
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple-choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 75% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the event date and hours earned.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Jane C. Maxwell, PhD; Research Professor, Addiction Research Institute, The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- John A. Renner, Jr., M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training, Boston University Medical Center and VA Boston Healthcare System. Disclosure: Stockholder: Johnson & Johnson and General Electric.
- Eunice Maize, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests
- Rachel Trusty, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests
- Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., American Psychiatric Association, Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests
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