Fundmentals of Addiction Medicine Schedule


April 10, 2014, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm *

* This highly interactive session will not be recorded and will not be available online through ASAM's e-LLC after the conference.

  • Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Schedule of Events


    8:00 am – 8:10 am

    8:10 am – 9:15 am

    Welcome Remarks and Course Introduction
    Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, DipABAM

    Meeting Our Patient: An Introduction to Addictive Disorders
    Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, DipABAM

    9:15 am – 9:35 am

    A Brain on Drugs: The Clinical Manifestations of the Neurobiology of Addictions
    Steve Wyatt, DO, Mario San Bartolomé, MD MBA

    9:35 am – 10:15 am

    10:15 am – 10:30 am

    10:30 am – 11:30 am

    11:30 pm – 12:30 pm

    12:30 pm – 1:30pm

    1:15 pm – 1:30 pm

    1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

    Identifying Unhealthy Substance Use: Case Finding Made Easy
    Ken Saffier, MD, Paul Seale, MD

    Refreshment Break

    Should I Open Pandora’s Box?: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
    Paul Seale, MD, Ken Saffier, MD

    When Your Patient says Yes, But!: A “Taste” of Motivational Interviewing
    Ken Saffier, MD, Cathy Friedman, MD, Steve Wyatt, DO

    Lunch Break (On Your Own)

    The Outsourced Brain: Apps, Websites and Other Enablers to Help You and Your Patients (Return from lunch by 1:15 to attend this optional presentation)
    ario San Bartolomé, MD MBA

    Matching the Treatment to the Patient: Diagnosing Substance Use Disorders and Developing an Appropriate Treatment Plan
    Alexander Walley, MD, MSc, Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH, FASAM, FACP Mario San Bartolomé, MD MBA

    3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

    3:45 pm – 4:50 pm

    4:50 pm - 5:30 pm

    Refreshment Break

    For Every ill, There May Be a Pill: Treating Substance Use Disorders With Medication
    Jeanette Tetrault, MD, FACP, Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH, FASAM, FACP

    Course Wrap Up & Evaluation
    Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, DipABAM