Managing Diversion and Misuse of Buprenorphine
Presenters: J. Deanna Wilson, MD, MPH, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Fee: No Cost
Target Audience: Physicians
Module Description: Medications such as buprenorphine are associated with a risk of misuse and diversion. This module will provide strategies to reduce risks through thorough assessment, patient education, appropriate dosing and prescribing, and engaging in quality care practices.
At the conclusion of this activity participants should be able to:
- Define misuse and diversion of buprenorphine in the outpatient setting.
- Identify key strategies to prevent diversion and misuse in office-based opioid treatment.
- Implement patient-centered strategies to address diversion or misuse.
ACCME Accreditation Statement: The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement: The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of one (1) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation Release Date: 3/25/2020 Accreditation Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Faculty and Planning
Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH, DFASAM – No financial disclosures
Deanna Wilson, MD – No financial disclosures
ASAM CME Committee Reviewer
Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM - No disclosures
Method of participation in the activity: To be awarded a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ you must:
1. Review 1 training module (1 hour) provided in this activity.
2. Earn a minimum cumulative score of 70% on the examination.
3. Complete a final evaluation and follow instructions at the end of the course regarding how to retrieve your Certificate of Completion as well as a CME Credit Certificate*.
*Credit will not be awarded unless all components of the program are completed. Partial credit will not be awarded.
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