Intensive Course in Controlled Substance Prescribing - October



Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the pharmacologic profiles of benzodiazepines, opiates and other controlled drugs
  • Identify the diagnostic criteria for substance abuse, anxiety disorder, acute and chronic pain, insomnia, and depression
  • Employ interviewing techniques relating to the diagnosis and management of substance abuse in general and prescription drug abusers in particular
  • Discuss case management strategies for the above diagnoses
  • Discuss beliefs, stereotypes, and attitudes about controlled substance prescribing, controlled drug abusers, and chemical dependency, and consider the therapeutic implications of treatments based on these beliefs
Format: Lectures, discussions, case studies, pre- and posttest, a personal case-based reflective essay, and individual skill practice with standardized patients and simulations.

23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

23.75 ABIM MOC points

23.75 CNE contact hours

Venue: George S. Dively Conference Center


October 24-26, 2022


Cleveland, Ohio 44106, United States


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