Opioid Use Disorder (2019) | Soraya Azari, MD
This presentation is part of the Addiction Medicine Review Course 2019, an overview of the core elements of addiction medicine, presented by top experts in the field. Together with the other presentations it can serve as a broad review for clinicians, a review of the basics for newcomers, or a starting point for those preparing to sit for the ABPM Board Examination in Addiction Medicine.
Learners cannot sign up for individual lectures, only for the full Addiction Medicine Review Course 2019. Please contact CSAM (email@example.com) if you have any questions about this online educational offering.
- 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
After viewing this lecture participants should be able to
1. Understand the pharmacokinetics of commonly used opioids.
2. Be able to identify the clinical opioid withdrawal syndrome.
3. Be able to name 4 examples of medical sequelae associated with having an opioid use disorder.
Soraya Azari, MD
Associate Professor, University of California San Francisco
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose
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 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing education credit is available for psychologists, therapists, substance use counselors, nurses and physician assistants.
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- 1.00 AMA Category 1
- 1.00 Attendance