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ribbonThe California Society of Addiction Medicine offers high-quality, evidence-based Continuing Medical Education to enable physicians and other health professionals to improve the treatment of patients with substance use disorders.  CSAM courses draw upon the latest research and clinical advances in the scientific and medical communities and feature top experts in the field. CSAM was awarded "Accreditation with Commendation" by ACCME through the Institute for Medical Quality. Accreditation with Commendation is the highest level of accreditation and is awarded to only a small percentage of CME providers. 

Addiction Medicine Board Exam Preparation & High Yield Question Bank (2020)

The Board Exam Preparation Track is designed for physicians taking the Addiction Medicine Board Exam from the American Board of Prevention medicine. This course is designed to assist learners in assessing their competence in subject areas that comprise addiction medicine, and plan further study as needed. Includes 13 video presentations from the 2020's Board Exam Review Track (7.25 CME credits). Expert Presenters outline key material and board-style questions on topics covered on the exam, test taking and study tips. 
PRICE -- $595 (MEMBERS) ; $750 (NON-MEMBERS) | Total CME credits available: 7.25

The High Yield Question Bank is designed for physicians taking the Addiction Medicine Board Exam from the American Board of Preventive Medicine. A goal is to improve pass rates by helping test takers focus on high-yield concepts and successful study methods.

It consists of an Interactive Self-Assessment featuring over 400 updated board-style questions with feedback and/or references for each, organized by topic areas similar to those on the ABPM exam. You may take the quiz multiple times to practice! The question bank was refreshed in 2020 by physicians in the field.

PRICE -- $285 (MEMBERS) ; $400 (NON-MEMBERS) | Total CME credits available: 10

Addiction Medicine Board Exam Preparation (2019)

The Board Exam Preparation Track is designed for those taking the Addiction Medicine Board Exam from the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM).  This course helps test-takers focus on high-yield concepts and successful study methods. It's the only Exam Prep with 7 hours of on-demand review of high-yield practice test questions with explanations of the correct answers. Includes 13 Board Exam Prep Track Videos from September 4-7, 2019 in Anaheim and CSAM’s updated Interactive Question Bank.
PRICE -- $595 (CSAM/ASAM MEMBERS); $750 (NON-MEMBERS) | Total CME/CE credits available: 16

The CSAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine 2019 provides an in-depth overview the essentials for treating addicted patients, from basic epidemiology, pharmacology, and neurobiology to the challenge of identifying dependent or at-risk patients across many different treatment settings, from the emergency room to the intensive care unit and to private practice. Participants will come away with practical knowledge that can be applied to real-world situations, as well as help them study for the ABPM Board Exam in Addiction Medicine. Presenters are nationally recognized experts and clinicians with extensive practical experience.The activity consists of 19 recordings of presentations from September 4-7, 2019 in Anaheim, CA.

PRICE -- $595 (CSAM/ASAM MEMBERS); $795 (NON-MEMBERS)  | Total CME/CE credits available: 15

Addiction Psychiatry for Addiction Medicine Providers

NEW! This workshop, part of the Addiction Medicine Review Course 2019, is a collaboration between members of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM). The goal is to teach clinically relevant addiction psychiatry interventions to non-psychiatric addiction medicine providers. [More]

Practical Office-Based Clinical Management of Patients on Bup-Nal

Real Cases of Buprenorphine-Naloxone Treatment: What To Do And How To Do It? | Soraya Azari, MD, Kenneth Saffier, MD, FASAM and Scott Steiger, MD, FACP, FASAM (Webinar recorded on 2/13/2019) (1 hour)

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Fundamentals to Advanced Buprenorphine

This workshop, part of the Addiction Medicine Review Course 2019 focuses on the modern prescribing of buprenorphine for opioid use disorder. Core topics of pharmacology, side effect management, and regulations of buprenorphine treatment are covered. Advances including patient selection, regulatory compliance, low-threshold treatment and new formulations of buprenorphine will move your practice into the state of the art. [More ]

Clinical Approaches to Co-Morbid Pain and Opioid Use Disorder

Transdermal Buprenorphine for Induction of Patients with Co-Morbid Pain | Soraya Azari, MD and Tauheed Zaman, MD (Webinar recorded on 3/13/2019) (1 hour)

Transitioning High-Dose Opioid Chronic Pain Patients to Buprenorphine | Paul Coelho, MD (Recorded September 22, 2017) (1 hour)

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