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Drug Overdose Deaths Up 30% in Pandemic Year

Drug Overdose Deaths Up 30% in Pandemic Year

Deaths from all types of drug overdoses increased by a staggering 30% over a one-year period, Nora Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), reported at the FDA Science Forum. Data from the National Center for Health Statistics from October...

Patient Pocket Guide for Opioid Addiction Treatment Now in Spanish

Patient Pocket Guide for Opioid Addiction Treatment Now in Spanish

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) created two resources so physicians treating addiction can access the ASAM National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use anytime, anywhere – and now it is...

Aug
2
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Aug 2 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Aug 2 all-day
Aug
3
Tue
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Aug 3 all-day

Target Audience

This program is recommended for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, care managers, care coordinators, and mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, and marriage and family therapists), and other professionals interested in this subject.

Objectives

  • Recognize the epidemiology of stimulant use disorder and current data trends on use of stimulants
  • Define stimulant use disorder and apply theories of pathophysiology
  • Identify signs and symptoms of a patient with stimulant use disorder
  • Describe behavioral therapy methods and pharmacotherapy options for stimulant use disorder
  • Interpret stigma, bias, health equity and disparities among people who use drugs
  • Identify harm reduction strategies for people who use stimulants
Sep
6
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Sep 6 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Sep 6 all-day
Sep
7
Tue
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Sep 7 all-day

Target Audience

This program is recommended for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, care managers, care coordinators, and mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, and marriage and family therapists), and other professionals interested in this subject.

Objectives

  • Recognize the epidemiology of stimulant use disorder and current data trends on use of stimulants
  • Define stimulant use disorder and apply theories of pathophysiology
  • Identify signs and symptoms of a patient with stimulant use disorder
  • Describe behavioral therapy methods and pharmacotherapy options for stimulant use disorder
  • Interpret stigma, bias, health equity and disparities among people who use drugs
  • Identify harm reduction strategies for people who use stimulants
Sep
23
Thu
NCATOD Virtual Conference
Sep 23 @ 11:15 am – 3:00 pm
Oct
4
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Oct 4 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Oct 4 all-day
Oct
5
Tue
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Oct 5 all-day

Target Audience

This program is recommended for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, care managers, care coordinators, and mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, and marriage and family therapists), and other professionals interested in this subject.

Objectives

  • Recognize the epidemiology of stimulant use disorder and current data trends on use of stimulants
  • Define stimulant use disorder and apply theories of pathophysiology
  • Identify signs and symptoms of a patient with stimulant use disorder
  • Describe behavioral therapy methods and pharmacotherapy options for stimulant use disorder
  • Interpret stigma, bias, health equity and disparities among people who use drugs
  • Identify harm reduction strategies for people who use stimulants
Oct
22
Fri
Addiction Medicine Essentials Conference – Virtual
Oct 22 – Oct 23 all-day

Save the Date! More information will be posted on our website as it is available.

Nov
1
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Nov 1 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Nov 1 all-day
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Nov 1 – Nov 2 all-day

Target Audience

This program is recommended for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, care managers, care coordinators, and mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, and marriage and family therapists), and other professionals interested in this subject.

Objectives

  • Recognize the epidemiology of stimulant use disorder and current data trends on use of stimulants
  • Define stimulant use disorder and apply theories of pathophysiology
  • Identify signs and symptoms of a patient with stimulant use disorder
  • Describe behavioral therapy methods and pharmacotherapy options for stimulant use disorder
  • Interpret stigma, bias, health equity and disparities among people who use drugs
  • Identify harm reduction strategies for people who use stimulants
Dec
6
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Dec 6 all-day

Learn more about our conferences and educational opportunities

Addiction Medicine Spring and Fall Conferences provide up-to-date substance use related education, applicable across general medical as well as addiction specialty practices.