PAIN & ADDICTION: Common Threads XIII
Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic and Healing the Healer
Thursday, April 19, 2012
ASAM goes green! In an effort to reduce our environmental impact and increase efficiency, Pain & Addiction: Common Threads XIII will provide attendees access to the Live Learning Center a few days before and during the meeting that will allow the syllabus (presentation slides) to be viewed electronically. The syllabus will only be available electronically. Information will be sent to registrants on how to access this information.
View the Pain and Addiction Course Program
Goals and Objectives
- Learn the scope of the impaired physician problem in the USA.
- Review the evidence on outcome data in the treatment of impaired physicians.
- Understand the epidemiology of the prescription opioid epidemic.
- Describe the increase in overdose deaths related to increase opioid prescribing and dosage level.
- Learn how to properly prescribe opioids, following a Universal Precaution paradigm.
Continuing Medical Education Credit
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Jane C. Ballantyne, MD, FRCA
Gary D. Carr, MD, FAAFP, FASAM
Paul H. Earley, MD, FASAM
Christopher M. Jones, Pharm.D., MPH
Andrew Kolodny, MD
Michael Von Korff, ScD
Leonard J. Paulozzi, MD, MPH
Gregory E. Skipper, MD, FASAM
Herbert Malinoff, MD, FACP, FASAM, Chair
Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, FASAM, Co-Chair
Raju Hajela, MD, MPH, FASAM
Michael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, FAPA
Mark A. Weiner, MD
Melvin I. Pohl, MD, FASAM
Penelope P. Ziegler, MD, FASAM
CME Committee Reviewers
Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM, CMRO
Anthony H. Dekker, DO, FASAM
Darlene Williams, ASAM