Opioid Use Disorders and Treatments | Judith Martin, MD

Objectives: As a result of participating in this lecture, learners should have a working knowledge of the following topics, essential to competency in addiction medicine and identify areas where more study may be needed.

  1. Epidemiology of opioid addiction, focusing on prevalence and any emerging patterns, demographics/socio-cultural factors of addicted populations, heroin vs po opioid addiction epidemiology
  2. Cost to society
  3. Etiology: biological, genetic, psychosocial factors
  4. Medical Assessment and Diagnosis; DSM 5 criteria for opioid use disorders, physical signs of intoxication and withdrawal, sequelae of chronic use, medical emergencies (od, drug-drug interactions)
  5. Management:  Pharmacotherapy.  Include management of withdrawal and detox as well as maintenance treatments; methadone, suboxone, non-opioid detox regimens, maintenance therapy with agonists, maintenance therapy with antagonists, complementary and alternative health approaches
  6. Naloxone: how to use (overview of its use in OD, demo if possible)
  7. Medical complications
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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 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 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

Objectives: As a result of participating in this lecture, learners should have a working knowledge of the following topics, essential to competency in addiction medicine and identify areas where more study may be needed.

  1. Epidemiology of opioid addiction, focusing on prevalence and any emerging patterns, demographics/socio-cultural factors of addicted populations, heroin vs po opioid addiction epidemiology
  2. Cost to society
  3. Etiology: biological, genetic, psychosocial factors
  4. Medical Assessment and Diagnosis; DSM 5 criteria for opioid use disorders, physical signs of intoxication and withdrawal, sequelae of chronic use, medical emergencies (od, drug-drug interactions)
  5. Management:  Pharmacotherapy.  Include management of withdrawal and detox as well as maintenance treatments; methadone, suboxone, non-opioid detox regimens, maintenance therapy with agonists, maintenance therapy with antagonists, complementary and alternative health approaches
  6. Naloxone: how to use (overview of its use in OD, demo if possible)
  7. Medical complications
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
Course opens: 
09/22/2016
Course expires: 
09/21/2018
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
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Judith Martin, MD


Dr. Martin is an addiction medicine physician who has worked with opioid-addicted patients and their families for over twenty years. She has provided training about methadone and buprenorphine treatment of addiction to physicians and clinic staff from many states. She is past president of the California Society of Addiction Medicine, and has served on the board of directors for the American Society of Addiction Medicine. She is Medical Director of Substance Use Services for the Department of Public Health in San Francisco, where she works on integrated care issues in mental health, primary care, and addiction medicine.    


DISCLOSURE
Dr. Martin has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 AMA Category 1

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/22/2016
Course expires: 
09/21/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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