This presentation will enable participants to better identify drug use patterns across the United States and subsequent treatment responses to some of these emerging drug trends. They will additionally identify more efficacious responses for these trends and for drugs that are often understudied.
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.
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- 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, 2022
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 completion date and hours earned.
Continuing Education Credit
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 enduring 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, Program Manager, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests.
- Rachel Trusty, Program Manager, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., Division Director, Department of Education, American Psychiatric Association, Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests.
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