Tackling the Opioid Epidemic

Substance Use Disorders in Your Medical Practice: Treatment and Referral Updates

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CDE: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Sep 12, 2019
  • Expires: Sep 11, 2022
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    (3 Ratings)

Faculty

Kelly J.  Clark Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA, DFAPA, DFASAM
President
Addiction Crisis Solutions
Louisville, Kentucky

Needs Statement

Because of the inadequate provision of addiction treatment within physician practices and of referrals to appropriate specialty care, health care professionals need education on the nature of addiction as a chronic brain disease and the application of the chronic disease model to this disorder.

This training has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for prescribers of controlled substances including physicians, nurse practitioners, and dentists and any other interested health care professionals.

Objectives

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

  • Assess patients for substance dependence vs. a substance use disorder (SUD) and initiate the appropriate treatment plan
  • Describe the paradigm of addiction as a chronic disease with its multiple ramifications
  • Develop an appropriate plan for both referral of patients with SUDs and explain your decisions to provide this care

Accreditation

CME
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the 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.

This training has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Systems-based practice

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

CDE
This online course meets regulatory requirements for 1.00 hour credit as permitted by 201 KAR 8:532 for dentists and 201 KAR 8:562 for dental hygienists.

Faculty Disclosure

Kelly Clark, MD, speaker, has relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as follows:

  • Principal - Addiction Crisis Solutions - Ownership
  • Director - Dispose Rx - Consultant fee and ownership interest

No planners or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speaker. In some cases, the presentation might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. The speaker will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. 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

This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky and Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy.

In collaboration with Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center University of Kentucky College of Public Health.

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.