Gender Differences in Addiction: Implications for Women's Addiction Treatment | Shelly Greenfield, MD

Clinicians do not necessarily recognize gender differences in the course of alcohol and drug use disorders as well as the need for gender specific treatment for addiction. This presentation addresses this gap in knowledge and practice.

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CREDIT

PHYSICIANS: The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  CSAM takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

CSAM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program can apply a maximum of 1.0 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing the Review Course.

Continuing education credit is also available for nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, physician assistants, therapists, and drug abuse counselors. 

Target Audience

  • Addiction medicine specialists who want an overview of the latest developments in the field and their relevance to clinical practice
  • Primary care clinicians who want to get a better understanding of addiction and manage patients with addictions in their practice
  • Public health officials who want an understanding of the current state of addiction treatment
  • Non-physicians who are involved in the treatment of addiction

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the telescoping course of addiction and the increased prevalence of substance use disorders among women
  2. Understand and apply gender responsive treatment for women with substance use disorders
  3. Apply lessons from  the Women's Recovery Group, a gender specific group therapy for women with substance use disorders
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
Course opens: 
11/30/2015
Course expires: 
11/29/2018
Cost:
$50.00
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Speaker

Shelly Greemnfield, MD, Chief Academic Officer, Chief, Division of Women's Mental Health, Director, Clinical and Health Services Research and Education, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, Division on Alcohol ,and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital Belmont, Massachusetts and Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School , Boston, MA

Dr. Greenfield has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Planners
Sharone Abramowitz, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Anthony Albanese, MD, FASAMNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Chwen-Yuen (Angie) Chen, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Helen Py Driscoll, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Murtuza Ghadiali, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Anna Lembke, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Claudia Landau, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Jean Marsters, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Thomas Meeks, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Ingeborg Schafhalter-Zoppoth, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA Category 1

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/30/2015
Course expires: 
11/29/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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