Addiction: What Is It and How Can a PCP Help?

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jun 23, 2014
  • Expires: Jun 12, 2020
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)

Faculty

Michelle R.  Lofwall Michelle R. Lofwall, MD, DFASAM
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Center on Drug and Alcohol Research
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky

Needs Statement

More training on definitions, prevalence, etiology, identification, prevention, and treatment of substance use disorders is needed by primary care provider who treat HIV+ patients.

Target Audience

Primary care providers, nurses, social workers, and pharmacists

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, you will be able to:

  • Describe characteristics of substance use disorders
  • Identify what constitutes a standard drink and why this is important
  • State what kind of interventions can be initiated in a primary care practice

Accreditation

CME
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Medical knowledge

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Lofwall is a consultant for Orexo and receives consultant fees for her services. She is also a member of the PCM Scientific Steering Committee and receives an honorarium for advisory activities. She will not discuss off-label use of a product.
 
No planners have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
 
Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.

Acknowledgement

In collaboration with Southern Central AIDS Education Telehealth Training Center.

Review Date

6/12/17

CE Content Concerns

Policy

Concerns or complaints related to ACPE or ACCME standards may be submitted in writing to the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral by fax to 859-323-2920, or by mail to 2365 Harrodsburg Road, Ste B475, Lexington, KY 40504

Procedures

  • The Director or his/her designee will review, investigate, forward and/or respond to complaints and will put forth a best effort to adjudicate the issue(s), along with CECentral staff members, within two (2) weeks of receipt of the grievance or complaint.
  • If needed, concerns, complaints, or grievances will be brought before the UK HealthCare CECentral Advisory Board.
  • Issues regarding activity content also will be reviewed and addressed by the Activity Director.
  • A written decision will be issued in a timely manner by the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral or his/herdesignee.
  • Grievances will be considered when planning future activities.

Appeal Procedure

  • Persons who wish to appeal a decision should address the appeal by email, fax or in writing to the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral within two (2) weeks of receipt of the response.
  • The Director will bring the appeal to the UK HealthCare CECentral Advisory Board.
  • The results of the appeal will be sent to the participant no later than two (2) weeks following the meeting of the board.