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Frontiers in Addiction Treatment 2020 - LIVESTREAM

November 7, 2020

Course Directors: Bhanuprakash Kolla, M.D. and Tyler S. Oesterle, M.D., M.P.H.

November 7, 2020 - Livestreaming - Central Time Zone

This course will provide an update for clinicians on the assessment and treatment of addictive disorders with an emphasis on the newest information relevant to practicing addiction treatment professionals. It will focus on the frontiers of evidence-based treatment of alcohol and drug use disorders in a range of treatment populations including adolescent and underserved groups. Topics will range from assessment techniques to novel psychosocial and pharmacologic treatment interventions. The Mayo Model of addiction treatment has long included state of the art psychiatric assessment and innovative treatment of co-morbid psychiatric disorders by a multidisciplinary team.

This course will discuss the implications of co-morbid psychopathology on addiction recovery and new models of incorporation of psychologic and psychiatric interventions into primary and post-primary addiction treatment.

Registration Fees
M.D., Ph.D.$250.00
Resident, Fellow, NP, PA,  Nurse, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$200.00

Target Audience

This course is designed for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, licensed alcohol and drug counselors, as well as physicians and advanced practice providers in the areas of family medicine and internal medicine.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify comorbid medical and physical consequences of chronic substance use. 
  • Identify appropriate treatment options for individuals with chronic pain and substance use disorders.
  • Identify the appropriate utilization of pharmacogenomics in treatment of substance use disorders. 
  • Identify evidence-based medication management for the treatment of substance use disorders. 
  • Identify the latest advancements in the understanding and treatment of addictive disorders.
  • Identify appropriate utilization of medication-assisted treatment to address severe opioid use disorder.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Event starts: 
11/07/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/07/2020 - 5:00pm
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The conference will be a livestreaming event.  The link to the conference will be supplied a week before the conference to paying attendees.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Statement(s)

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Available Credit

  • 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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