Are you a clinician dealing with increasing rates of addiction in your patient population? Or an addiction medicine specialist working every day to treat patients as our region battles a growing opioid epidemic?
Attend the BEST Regional Addiction Medicine Conference, accredited with 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Continuing Medical Education Credits, for a discipline-wide, innovative and leading-edge Addiction Medicine clinical update for DC and Maryland. All physicians & licensed clinicians interested in Addiction Medicine are invited!
Local, State & Federal Regulatory Update – Hear about practice related initiatives and updates from SAMSHA, Maryland’s Behavioral Health Administration & the Baltimore City Health Department.
Harm Reduction Approaches to the Opioid Epidemic: Innovation and Evidence – Learn about buprenorphine prescribing in novel settings, supervised injection facilities, and the role of street based fentanyl testing in reducing harm.
Office Based Buprenorphine & Naltrexone – Whether you’re preparing to offer buprenorphine and naltrexone in your practice, or are interested in honing candidate selection and novel approaches, this session is for you!
Medical Cannabis: Update and Impact on Addiction Treatment – Hear from a panel of experts, including a representative from the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission and physicians who deal with cannabis prescribing and its impacts on addiction treatment.
Annual Update 2018: Recent Research Greatest Hits – Back by popular demand, this session offers a round-up of addiction relevant research from the last year and how those new perspectives inform clinical decision making.
Includes Breakfast, Lunch, 2 Hours of Networking with 130+ Colleagues & a Resources Expo of 20+ Vendors
AMA Credit Designation Statement: The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ACCME Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and MD-DC Society of Addiction Medicine (MDDCSAM). The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.