Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment

Mar 15–Mar 15, 2023 Medicine Mental Health Nursing Pharmacy

Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment

Description

This program on stimulant use disorder led by a family medicine physician, licensed clinical counselor, and clinical pharmacist will review the epidemiology, trends and behaviors of use of patients who use stimulants. During the virtual hour presentation, the team will define stimulant use disorder, describe pathophysiology and identify signs and symptoms of a patient with stimulant use disorder. The program will detail the evidence-based behavioral therapy methods and novel pharmacotherapy options for treatment. It will also focus on stigma, bias, health equity and disparities among people who use drugs as well as review harm reduction strategies for people who use stimulants.

Approximate time to complete the course: One hour

Learner content includes: PowerPoint and Post-test

Participants will have 45 days from the date of their registration to complete this course. After that date, course materials will no longer be accessible.

With the support of
Vaya Health


and

GI


Target Audience

This program is recommended for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, care managers, care coordinators, and mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, and marriage and family therapists), and other professionals interested in this subject.

Objectives

  • Recognize the epidemiology of stimulant use disorder and current data trends on use of stimulants
  • Define stimulant use disorder and apply theories of pathophysiology
  • Identify signs and symptoms of a patient with stimulant use disorder
  • Describe behavioral therapy methods and pharmacotherapy options for stimulant use disorder
  • Interpret stigma, bias, health equity and disparities among people who use drugs
  • Identify harm reduction strategies for people who use stimulants

Faculty

  • Olivia A. Caron, PharmD
  • Caroline T. Carter, LPCS, LCAS, CCS, MS
  • Susan W. McDowell, MD

Sessions

Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
3/15 8:00 AM–8:00 AM

Credits

.100 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.1 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

1.000 Contact Hours

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 1.0 contact hours.

1.000 Contact Hours

MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 1.0 Contact Hours.

1.000 NBCC Hours


Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5514. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 1.0 hours

1.000 ACPE


The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This program ACPE #0046-9999-21-057-H01-P will provide up to 1.0 Contact Hours of continuing education. No partial credit will be given.

Credit statements can be viewed and printed from CPE Monitor. In order to receive CE credit, attendance must be acknowledged at the registration desk upon arrival at the program. Participants will evaluate this program using a standard evaluation form.

1.000 NAADAC

This course has been approved by MAHEC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #165445. MAHEC is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Approved for 1.0 hours.

1.000 Nursing Contact Hours

1.0 Nursing Contact Hours / Activity # AP 008-1882

Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

1.000 CME for Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

1.000 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM

Accreditation: The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

1.000 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists

MAHEC is recognized by the North Carolina Psychology Board as an approved Provider of Category A Continuing Education for North Carolina Licensed Psychologists. Approved for 1.0 hours Category A.

Fees

$25.00 Registration Fee
Applies 2/9/21–3/15/23
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