Seeing Addiction Where It Lives: A View From Anthropology | Kelly Knight, PhD

A great deal of research has been accumulated in the field of medical anthropology that can be applied to the treatment of substance use disorders.  This lecture outlines the basic methodology of medical anthropology.  A specific example of homeless, pregnant substance-abusing women will be reviewed. 

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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 0.5 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 0.5 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
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA Category 1
Course opens: 
11/30/2015
Course expires: 
11/29/2018
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
0
Speaker

Kelly Knight, PhD, Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco

Dr. Knight 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

  • 0.50 AMA Category 1

Learning Objectives

  1. identify and address in practice the social and structural factors that influence substance use/abuse but are not readily visible in clinical settings
  2. articulate the research methods of medical anthropology and recognize their potential value to addiction medicine
  3. identify topics in addiction medicine that could benefit from an anthropological analysis

Accreditation Period

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

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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