C77 - Addiction

Event Time: Monday May 6, 2019 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Pain and Palliative Care
Director(s): Albert Arias MD
Description: Addiction is considered a brain-centered condition whose symptoms are behaviors. We will review the history, epidemiology, and contemporary neuroscience of addiction. Treatment, especially pharmacologic treatment, will be detailed and explored by substance. The natural history of addiction will be explored from both recurrence and recovery perspectives.
Completion Message: Participants should be familiar with the diagnostic criteria for substance use disorder, treatment options, and an understanding of affected pathways in disease development and recovery.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, Medical Knowledge, Systems-based Practice

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