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