The 2018 ASAM State of the Art Course in Addiction Medicine

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Overview

This course is designed specifically for physicians and healthcare professionals seeking an advanced level of knowledge about breakthroughs in the field and will include:

  • Presentations focused on scientific advances and emerging evidence in addiction medicine
  • Sessions organized around ten topics that translate into clinically useful knowledge
  • Special addresses by directors of federal agencies including SAMHSA, NIDA, NIAAA
  • Concise presentations delving into understanding, preventing, diagnosing and treating addiction and co-occurring medical and psychiatric disorders

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Course Features

  • Dynamic, cutting-edge information presented by distinguished faculty
  • Fast-paced and interactive program
  • Planned by national experts in the field of addiction medicine
  • Course app providing access to slides and resources
  • Monumental opportunities for networking with exhibitors and colleagues

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Who Should Attend

  • Addiction medicine specialists who are interested in the latest research in the field and its translation to clinical practice
  • Physicians and other healthcare professionals who seek an advanced level of knowledge of addiction medicine
  • Primary care clinicians who manage patients with addiction in their practice
  • Scientists, researchers, public health officials and advocates dedicated to the field of addiction medicine

Pre-Courses Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course

12:00 pm - 4:30 pm 

Additional Fees Apply

The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course will ensure that participants are exposed to the highest quality, evidence-based practices when using buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorders.

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

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

(LIVE Webinar stream available)

FREE

Review safe prescribing habits and examine the difference between extended release/long acting medications to help ensure patient safety and effective pain management.