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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry 2012 Self-Assessment Examination
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...8.
CME Credits Awarded by...Brown Alpert Medical School.
Cost for Credit...$99 AAAP Members; $229 Non-Members.
Instruction Type....Question-and-Answer.
Target Audiences....Addiction Psychiatry.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...2015.
Financial Support...None Stated.
At the conclusion of this activity, you should be able to: 
1) Assess how you make decisions in common clinical situations; where you are likely to error and then develop your own self-assessment program of improvement; 
2) Increase your knowledge of the latest findings in the field of addiction psychiatry; 
3) Expand your knowledge of substance use disorders; 
4) Identify strengths and weaknesses in the practice of addiction psychiatry.

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) Web-Based Training- Buprenorphine
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours....9.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....American Academy of Family Physicians.
Cost for Credit....AAAP Members: $99; Non-members: $171.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audience....ADDICTION (and other physicians who treat patients with substance abuse problems).
Educational material last updated....2012.
Financial Support...None Stated.
This online course provides information regarding the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction. It reviews legislation regarding office-based opioid-addiction treatment, pharmacology, safety and effectiveness, patient assessment and selection, clinical management, special treatment populations, dosing, urine testing, and patient confidentiality. It meets the 8-hour training requirement specified in the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 for physicians to qualify for prescribing and dispensing buprenorphine in their offices for the treatment of opioid dependence.

BupPractice.com - Buprenorphine (Suboxone) Training and Practice Tools
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...8.0.
Cost....$199.
CME Credits Awarded by....Clinical Tools, Inc.
Instruction Type...Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...General Interest, PSYCH, ADDICTION.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial support...National Institute on Drug Abuse.
"The Buprenorphine Training Program (first course) fulfills the physician-training requirements of the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000). According to DATA 2000 requirements, physicians must complete 8 hours of education, such as this program provides, if they wish to become eligible to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid dependence. Upon the successful completion of the training, and once they have met other requirements, physicians can submit a 'notification of intent' to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to become eligible to prescribe buprenorphine." 

CECentral.com Addiction Medicine
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...5 activities offering total of 3.75 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Kentucky.
Cost....Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lecture
Target Audiences...ADDICTION (and other physicians who treat patients with substance abuse problems).
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial support...National Institute on Drug Abuse.
All activities concern the diversion and misuse of buprenorphine. The titles are: 
• How to Discuss Drug Issues With a Patient
• Overview of HB1 and Regulations
• How to Recognize Drug Abuse and Dependence in Patients
• An Update on KASPER - Post House Bill 1
• Opioid Therapy: Risks vs. Rewards

Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...4.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Boston University School of Medicine.
Cost..........Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio Lectures.
Target Audience...Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, and pharmacists
Expiration of CME credit...January 31, 2014.
Financial Support...None Stated.
After completing Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain, you will be able to:
• Discuss the breadth and quality of evidence for the use of opioids for chronic pain, including current gaps in knowledge.
• Describe appropriate assessment, monitoring and documentation strategies to meet best practice standards and medico-legal requirements to support opioid prescribing.
• Apply appropriate communications strategies when initiating, managing, and, if necessary, terminating opioids for patients with chronic pain.
• Describe, screen for, and manage potential co-morbidities in chronic pain patients.
• Apply a practical framework for decision-making on the initiation, maintenance, and discontinuation of opioid analgesics for the treatment of chronic pain.
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 4 hours of risk management study and 4 hours of opioid education.