Technology Addiction (2019) | Robert H. Lustig, MD, MSL

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.

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

After viewing this lecture participants should be able to

  1. To understand how behaviors can be addictive

  2. To understand the methods technology companies use to increase engagement

  3. To understand how the brain can be "hacked" to change behavior

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/16/2019
Course expires: 
09/01/2022
Cost:
$0.00

Robert H. Lustig, MD, MSL

Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L. is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, and Member of the Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF. Dr. Lustig is a neuroendocrinologist, with expertise in metabolism, obesity, and nutrition. Dr. Lustig graduated from MIT in 1976, and received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College in 1980. He also received his Masters of Studies in Law (MSL) degree at University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2013. He is the author of the popular books Fat Chance (2012), and The Hacking of the American Mind (2017). He is the Chief Science Officer of the non-profit Eat REAL

Disclosure

BioLumen Technologies: Ownership Interest (stocks, stock options, or other ownership interest excluding diversified mutual funds), Salary 

CSAM 
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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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/16/2019
Course expires: 
09/01/2022

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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