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The week starts with a Twitter chat on treating addiction and adolescents with Marla Kushner, DO and NIDAMED science experts as panelists. (12:30 pm ET)
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The webinar follows the ASAM Alcohol Withdrawal Management Fundamentals webinar, which intends to aid clinicians in their clinical decision making and management of patients experiencing alcohol withdrawal syndrome, as written in The ASAM Clinical Practice Guideline on Alcohol Withdrawal Management. Appropriate pharmacotherapy for alcohol withdrawal is a balance of alleviating symptoms and normalizing signs of AWS while preventing the adverse effects associated with the medications being administered. This webinar will provide an overview of the recommendations around the appropriate use of…Find out more »
Join us on Twitter @TreatmentWeek on Tuesday, October 20th as Lewis Nelson, MD shares his expertise on alcohol withdrawal management in the hospital setting. Expert Guests: Lorenzo Leggio, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Lorenzo Leggio is a Senior Investigator (Clinical) at the National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program (NIH IRP) and serves as the Chief of the Section on Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and Neuropsychopharmacology, a joint NIDA and NIAAA laboratory, and is the upcoming Chief of the new NIDA IRP Translational Addiction…Find out more »
This will be a rebroadcasting of the recorded webinar with LIVE audience question and answer. In the setting of the opioid epidemic, there has been a call for enhanced and expanded medical education in substance use disorders. As the number of addiction medicine physicians completing training grows, so too do the multiple career pathways within the field. From inpatient and outpatient settings to private, public, and academic domains, a newly trained fellow or medical trainee can explore a diverse number…Find out more »
This will be a rebroadcasting of the recorded webinar with LIVE audience question and answer. The workshop engages participants using principles of motivational interviewing in the teaching methodology to build participants’ motivation to use and familiarity with the technique of motivational interviewing in clinical practice. Real play and other practical exercises will give participants the experience to implement the motivational interviewing approach immediately into their practice. Participants will practice informal coding of an interaction followed by review and discussion to…Find out more »