New Concepts in the Neurobiology of Pain and Addiction | Jodie Trafton, PhD

Currently, chronic pain and addiction are treated as separate disorders.  Because of shared neurobiology between the two disorders, symptoms and treatment for either one of these disorders will impact recovery from the other.  This talk addresses one aspect of overlapping neurobiology and implications for clinical care. 

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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 0.75 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 0.75 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

Apply understanding of shared neurobiological adaptations in reward learning systems underlying addiction and chronic pain to improve treatment and prevention efforts for patients with either condition.  

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA Category 1
Course opens: 
11/30/2015
Course expires: 
11/29/2018
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
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Speaker

Jodie Trafton, PhD, Director, Program Evaluation and Resource Center Office of Mental Health Operations, VA Medical Center, Menlo Park

Dr. Trafton 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

  • 0.75 AMA Category 1

Accreditation Period

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

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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