Pain and Addiction (2019) | Andrea Rubinstein, 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 presentation 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 Board of Addiction Exam.
- 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
Andrea Rubinstein, MD
Dr. Andrea Rubinstein is a board certified anesthesiologist and is the chief of the Department of Chronic Pain at Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa where she also holds the local research chair position. Her research and clinical interests include opioid risk rassessment and management of complex polypharmacy in patients with pain. She is an active researcher currently looking at immunological risks forinfection and sepsis among people using opioids chronically and is busy looking at the effect of Kaiser Permannetes recent opioid safety initiatives She is a third generation native Bay Area resident, grew up in Berkeley, attended Stanford Medical School and did her residency at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
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