Education

Live & Online CME

Part of ASAM's mission is to educate providers and the public about the practice of Addiction Medicine. Visit these Live and Online CME opportunities focusing on improving the care and treatment of people with the disease of addiction.


Live CME

The ASAM Virtual "Annual Conference" - Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science

ASAM Virtual 2021 highlighted best practices and the latest science, research, and innovations in addiction medicine from leading experts in the field. All sessions will be available on-demand in the ASAM e-Learning Center by May 26, 2021 for FREE to those who registered and available for purchase to others.

motivational-interviewing-logoThe ASAM Virtual Motivational Interviewing Workshop

This interactive workshop is designed to introduce and expand participants’ knowledge on utilizing Motivational Interviewing in an addiction treatment setting. 

asambup-thumb55x55The ASAM Virtual Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course 

Covers all medications and treatments for opioid use disorders and provides the required education needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine to more than 30 patients.

The CO*RE/ASAM Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits

This on-demand course provides necessary context for opioid prescribing by discussing biopsychosocial aspects of pain, the newest clinical guidelines on the treatment of chronic pain, and state policies about prescribing opioids.

The ASAM Virtual Review Course in Addiction Medicine

The essential primer for physicians and other healthcare professionals preparing for a career in addiction medicine, this course offers two-and-a-half days of didactic lectures and engagement activities. The session topics are mapped to the addiction medicine exam blueprint and feature an outstanding lineup of faculty.

Following the virtual event, registrants will have access to all content on-demand 24/7 for the next three years in the ASAM e-Learning Center.

The ASAM "LIVE" State of the Art Course in Addiction Medicine 

Advanced level of knowledge and breakthroughs in preventing, diagnosing and treating addiction for physicians and clinicians.

pact-icon_55x55The ASAM Virtual Pain & Addiction Courses

Educating providers on the complex topic of pain and addiction and providing the newest research and clinical skills.

The ASAM Virtual Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop

This practical, case-based workshop is designed for providers new to the field of addiction medicine, such as primary care physicians, clinicians, and behavioral health specialists, who see patients at risk for or with addiction.


Online CME

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The ASAM e-Learning Center

The portal for all of ASAM's educational offerings. Claim CME/MOC from past events or view on-demand web based offerings, live webinars, and recorded live events.

asambup-thumb55x55The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course

This course provides the 8 hours of education needed to receive a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in an office-based setting. ASAM also provides the additional 16 hours required for NPs and PAs.

The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-Hour CME Program

The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-hour program is an innovative educational program empowering primary care and other providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for or with addiction.

The CO*RE/ASAM Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits

Review prescribing habits and examine the difference between opioid medications to help ensure patient safety and effective pain management.