Addictions and Their Treatment Recorded Summer Webinar CME Series


Addictions and Their Treatment Recorded Summer Webinar Series

Method of Participation These CME activities are recorded from the Summer Webinar Series 2012 Addictions and Their Treatment which took place during the Summer 2012 [July 9 (General Concepts), July 16 (Psychosocial Treatments), July 23 (Psychostimulant Use Disorders), July 30 (Alcohol Use Disorders), August 6 (Tobacco Use Disorders and Smoking Cessation), August 13 (Club Drugs/Marijuana) and August 20 (Opioid Use Disorders)].

Release Date: September 1, 2012 Expiration Date: September 1, 2015

The estimated time to complete each recorded webinar is 1.0 hour. To receive 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM for each recorded webinar you must:

  • Register for each recorded webinar individually. EACH RECORDED WEBINAR IS $50/MEMBER or $75/NON-MEMBER PER WEBINAR
  • After you register, you will receive an e-mail with a link to access the recorded webinar.
  • Listen to each recorded webinar, complete the evaluation survey and post test.
  • Your CME credit certificate will be e-mailed to you directly after.

CME Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target audience These archived webinars offer up-to-date information in the field of addiction psychiatry and are recommended for PGY-V residents, general psychiatry residents, and for all academic and treatment personnel to stay updated on the most recent trends in the addiction field. They are equally relevant to junior faculty and clinicians as well as experienced practitioners and are intended to help psychiatrists prepare for ABPN examination for subspecialty certification and recertification in Addiction Psychiatry.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this series, participants should be able to:

1. Describe new advances in the pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy of alcohol, cocaine, opioid and nicotine addictive disorders
2. Discuss the epidemiology of substance use disorders and their co-occurrence with other mental disorders
3. Describe the role of genetics in the risk for developing alcohol and drug use disorders
4. Identify the major neurobiological pathways involved in the addictive disorders
5. Identify the molecular mechanisms that are altered following drug and alcohol use
6. Assess appropriate treatment to most effectively address patients’ substance use and mental health disorders and develop strategies for implementation

Disclosure Policy
AAAP and the Brown CME Program aim to provide educational information that is balanced, independent, objective and free of bias and based on evidence. In order to resolve any identified Conflicts of Interest, disclosure information from all series planners and speakers is provided during the planning process to ensure resolution of any identified conflicts.

Privacy and Confidentiality Policy
AAAP and the Brown CME Program values your privacy and confidentiality of the information you choose to share with us.  The personal information provided on CME evaluations allow for issuance and tracking of CME certificates. This information may also be used to track aggregate responses to questions in activities and evaluations to inform the ongoing evaluation and improvement of its CME program.  No personal information collected from evaluations will be shared with third parties. 

ADA Accommodation Statement

AAAP and the Brown CME Program encourage persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities.  If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about this CME activity, please contact AAAP at 401-524-3076 or e-mail

The system requirements for participation include:

For PC-based participants:
Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScriptTM and JavaTM enabled)
Windows® 2000, XP, 2003 Server, Vista or Windows® 7
Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (recommended) (2 GB of RAM for Windows® Vista)
For Mac®-based participants:
SafariTM 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScriptTM and JavaTM enabled)
Mac OS® X 10.4 or newer – Tiger®, Leopard® and Snow Leopard®
PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor (512 MB of RAM or better recommended)
Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection




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