Updates

Cocaine Overdose Deaths Skyrocketing

Cocaine Overdose Deaths Skyrocketing

A new government report shows cocaine overdose deaths in the United States have nearly tripled over the past five years. After a period of stability, cocaine-induced deaths rose by about 27% per year, on average, from 2013 through 2018, according to researchers at the...

4-Year Extension of Practice Pathway for Addiction Medicine

4-Year Extension of Practice Pathway for Addiction Medicine

The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) have announced the American Board of Medical Specialties’ (ABMS) approval of a four-year extension of the practice pathway in Addiction Medicine. The extension will...

Jan
21
Thu
PCSS Exchange 5
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
25
Mon
Half and Half MAT Waiver Training Includes 4-Hour Live, Interactive Webinar
Jan 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Date: Monday, January 25, 2021

Time: 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm PT

What: Live portion of 8-hour MAT waiver course

Sponsoring organization: American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM)

Course Director: William Morrone, DO

How it Works: When you have completed the entire course, you will receive a certificate of completion. Physicians will then be able to apply for the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. All other eligible providers can apply for the waiver after completing an additional 16-hour course here for advanced practice nurses and here for PAs.

Jan
26
Tue
Treating Pain Safely: An Update for Prescribers @ Webinar - on Zoom
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Feb
4
Thu
PCSS Exchange 6
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Apr
8
Thu
Addiction Medicine Conference
Apr 8 – Apr 10 all-day
May
4
Tue
Opioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention Summit
May 4 – May 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.