Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry for Primary Care

Mar 18, 2022 – Mar 20, 2022

Online Live Stream - CME

This online live stream CME will be broadcasting from one of our in-person CME destinations. This program will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Academy of Family Physicians. This program is accredited as a live activity. Recordings of the event will be provided to all registered attendees at the conclusion of the course.

The online learning format will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, and case-based studies. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

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Tuition Discount

Past Attendees Save $50: Past MCE Conferences attendees (within the previous three years) automatically receive a $50 discount at checkout.

Bring a Friend or Colleague and Save $50: If you are attending with another healthcare professional you are eligible for a $50 discount.

Overview & Agenda

Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry.

Speakers
Our presenting national faculty speakers make it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care clinicians. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help you learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier during a 20 minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Friday, March 18

The Neurobiology of Addiction and Implications for Treatment: Part I
Objectives: 1) Discuss the basic elements of drive and cognition in the neurobiology of addiction 2) Distinguish between reward and anti-reward brain circuitry 3) Describe the concept of interoception


The Neurobiology of Addiction and Implications for Treatment: Part II
Objectives: 1) List three safe and effective psychosocial interventions for the treatment of substance use disorders 2) Describe the impulsivity-compulsivity spectrum of illness as it applies to the behavioral addictions


Anxiety Disorders Update
Objectives: 1) Define anxiety and understand when it becomes a disorder 2) Identify psychological treatment approaches that can be provided in 3 minutes in a PCP office 3) Know when and how to use medications – and when not to use them – specifically SSRI’s and benzodiazepines


Depression in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review how to diagnose depression and when to treat 2) Discuss what to choose and what to do if that does not work 3) Determine when to refer to a psychiatrist


Basics of Bipolar Disorder for Primary Care 
Objectives: 1) Diagnose bipolar disorder and differentiate from common masqueraders, including borderline personality disorder, trauma, and substance abuse 2) How to choose and use mood stabilizers, including FDA-approved atypical antipsychotics


Dealing with Difficult Patient Personalities
Objectives: 1) Understand what borderline personality disorder (BPD) is and how it is diagnosed 2) Identify two specific skills that a primary care provider can use in working with borderline patients 3) Review how BPD impacts medical illnesses and what can be done to help improve outcomes


The Opioid Epidemic in 2022
Objectives: 1) Identify the origins and current state of the opioid crisis in the U.S. 2) Discuss the clinical use of buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid use disorders


The Pharmacotherapy of Alcohol Use Disorders
Objectives: 1) Use the three steps of “brief intervention” in everyday clinical practice 2) List three FDA-approved pharmacological treatments for alcohol use disorders

Sunday, March 20

The Technological Addictions
Objectives: 1) List five forms of technological addictions as they appear in the scientific literature of 2022 2) Describe the psychology and culture surrounding non-pathological use of technology and distinguish between normal use and addiction 3) Discuss adverse consequences of the technological addictions on the mental health of vulnerable populations


Putting It All Together: Treating Addiction in Everyday Clinical Practice
Objectives: 1) Solve a ten-case quiz on medications used in the treatment of substance use disorders 2) Treat patients who suffer from dual diagnosis – addiction and other psychiatric disorders


Somatic Symptom Disorders: New Language, New Concepts
Objectives: 1) Review new concepts around somatic symptom disorders that deemphasize cause and emphasize effective care 2) Articulate principles for rehabilitation approaches to pain subtype and other somatic symptom disorders 3) Understand when and how to use medications – and when not to – in treating somatic symptom disorders


Beyond SSRI’s: Psychiatric Medications Useful to Know in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review old and new antipsychotic medications, including use, monitoring, and management 2) Understand new antidepressants and some older ones that warrant review 3) Develop an understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in the primary care setting

Please Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule

Date

Location

Description

Time

March 18, 2022

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration. Information and materials accessible through your online MCE account.

10:30 AM - 2:50 PM PDT // 1:30 PM - 5:50 PM EDT

March 19, 2022

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration. Information and materials accessible through your online MCE account.

10:30 AM - 2:50 PM PDT // 1:30 PM - 5:50 PM EDT

March 20, 2022

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration. Information and materials accessible through your online MCE account.

10:30 AM - 2:50 PM PDT // 1:30 PM - 5:50 PM EDT

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – ACCME

MCE Conferences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MCE Conferences designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

The AAFP has reviewed Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 03/18/2022 to 03/20/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency:AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America. CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits. Canadian

American Osteopathic Association – AOA

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPA

AAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANP

AAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCC

According to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.

Pharmacology Credits

This course has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 CE credits; please verify with your Medical Board which hours may be applied toward Pharmacology credit.

Hotel Accommodations

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

Please note: Registered attendees for livestream events should not plan to travel to any upcoming destinations. Livestream attendees will not be granted access to group discounted room rates, onsite concessions, or meals.

Additional Travel Information

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

Please note: Registered attendees for livestream events should not plan to travel to any upcoming destinations. Livestream attendees will not be granted access to group discounted room rates, onsite concessions, or meals.

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