The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and QuantiaMD partnered to create an Expert Practice Series on Addiction Medicine in Primary Care consisting of eight lectures. The following four have been selected to introduce course participants to several important aspects on the topic of addiction and substance use disorders. To view the complete list of videos in this series please visit the NIDA website.

Addiction as a Brain Disease: What Every PCP Should Know (Video: 10 min, 29 sec)

Presented by Nora D. Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Detection and Intervention (Video: 11 min, 33 sec)

Presented by Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health.(Video based on DSM-IV)

Medications for the Treatment of Addictive Disorders (Video: 9 min, 1 sec)

Presented by Charles P. O’Brien, MD, PhD, Kenneth E. Appel Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Treatment Research Center.

Responsible Opioid Prescribing & Prescription Drug Abuse (Video: 7 min, 20 sec)

Presented by Scott M. Fishman, MD, Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine, Professor of Anesthesiology, University of California, Davis