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Risk Management Considerations When Practicing Addiction Psychiatry

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  • On Demand


Release Date: 2/1/2020

Expiration Date: 2/1/2023

  • AMA PRA Category 1: 1
  • Participation: 1

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Overview

Each person with a substance use disorder has unique needs for addiction services; therefore addiction psychiatrists provide services in a variety of settings. This program will identify ethical, policy, legal considerations and liability exposures, which vary depending on the setting and patient populations, and provide risk management strategies when practicing addiction psychiatry.

Pricing

  • General Member - Free
  • Resident-Fellow Member - Free
  • Medical Student Member - Free
  • Non-Member - $25.00

Course References

  • Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction. Rockville (MD): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US); 2004. Report No.: (SMA) 04-3939.
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2019). Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations. Retrieved from https://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/who-we-are/laws-regulations/confidentiality-regulations-faqs.
  • Work Group on Substance Use Disorders. Treatment of patients with substance use disorders (2nd ed.). American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Aug;163(8 Suppl):5-82.

Educational Objectives

  • Recognize ethical, policy, and legal considerstaions when practicing addiction psychiatry
  • Describe risk management and liability exposures when practicing addiction psychiatry, and risk management considerations when treating high risk populations
  • Identify risk mitigation strategies

Target Audience

Psychiatrists and Residents/Fellows

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 60 minutes
Program Start Date: February 1, 2020
Program End Date: February 1, 2023

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. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate showing the date of completion 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 material for a maximum of 1 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

Presenters:

  • Denise Neal, RN, BSN, MJ, CPHRM, Assistant Vice President, Risk Management Group, AWAC Services. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Program Planners:

  • Anne Huben-Kearney, RN, CPHQ, CPHRM, CPPS, DFASHRM, AVP, Risk Management Group, AWAC Services. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Tristan Gorrindo, MD, Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

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Hardware/Software Requirements

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Optimal System Configuration:

  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.3+ 
  • Browser: Firefox (latest version), Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 7.0+, Microsoft Edge (latest version) or Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+ 
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

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  • Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Macromedia Flash Player 10.3 or higher; Sound Card at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
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