Jan
20
Sun
Online 8-Hour MAT Waiver Course @ Online
Jan 20 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

PCSS has developed a new 8-hour MAT waiver course that’s entirely online. No more looking for local trainings. No more traveling out of town or even out of state. We know you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy for you to get the training you need to prescribe buprenorphine to your patients with opioid use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.

Fee: No cost

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jan
26
Sat
Managing Pain in the Age of the Opioid Crisis (Free Breakfast) @ Gaston County DHHS
Jan 26 @ 7:30 am – 12:30 pm

Description

This inter-professional event will provide timely and relevant continuing education for medical prescribers and behavioral health professionals in the midst of the opioid crisis. Topics include evidence-based analysis of the relative effectiveness of medications and their side effects, treatment recommendations for acute and chronic pain, and recognizing substance use/opioid use disorder (SUD & OUD), as well as statistics and nuanced data on prescribing and substance abuse patterns in Gaston County. The North Carolina Medical Board will provide important updates in state laws and explore legal and ethical dilemmas associated with prescribing opioids in North Carolina. This educational activity satisfies the controlled substance prescribing Continuing Education content per NCAC rules and includes:

• Controlled substances prescribing practices
• Recognizing signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances
• Controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management

As of July 1, 2017 all physicians (other than residents), physician assistants, nurse practitioners, podiatrists, and dentists who prescribe controlled substances must satisfy the controlled-substance prescribing Continuing Education requirements as set forth by their licensing boards. Requirements vary by discipline and board.

Jan
27
Sun
Online 8-Hour MAT Waiver Course @ Online
Jan 27 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

PCSS has developed a new 8-hour MAT waiver course that’s entirely online. No more looking for local trainings. No more traveling out of town or even out of state. We know you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy for you to get the training you need to prescribe buprenorphine to your patients with opioid use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.

Fee: No cost

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Feb
3
Sun
Online 8-Hour MAT Waiver Course @ Online
Feb 3 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

PCSS has developed a new 8-hour MAT waiver course that’s entirely online. No more looking for local trainings. No more traveling out of town or even out of state. We know you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy for you to get the training you need to prescribe buprenorphine to your patients with opioid use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.

Fee: No cost

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Feb
10
Sun
Online 8-Hour MAT Waiver Course @ Online
Feb 10 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

PCSS has developed a new 8-hour MAT waiver course that’s entirely online. No more looking for local trainings. No more traveling out of town or even out of state. We know you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy for you to get the training you need to prescribe buprenorphine to your patients with opioid use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.

Fee: No cost

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Feb
17
Sun
Online 8-Hour MAT Waiver Course @ Online
Feb 17 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

PCSS has developed a new 8-hour MAT waiver course that’s entirely online. No more looking for local trainings. No more traveling out of town or even out of state. We know you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy for you to get the training you need to prescribe buprenorphine to your patients with opioid use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.

Fee: No cost

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Feb
24
Sun
Online 8-Hour MAT Waiver Course @ Online
Feb 24 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

PCSS has developed a new 8-hour MAT waiver course that’s entirely online. No more looking for local trainings. No more traveling out of town or even out of state. We know you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy for you to get the training you need to prescribe buprenorphine to your patients with opioid use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.

Fee: No cost

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mar
3
Sun
Online 8-Hour MAT Waiver Course @ Online
Mar 3 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

PCSS has developed a new 8-hour MAT waiver course that’s entirely online. No more looking for local trainings. No more traveling out of town or even out of state. We know you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy for you to get the training you need to prescribe buprenorphine to your patients with opioid use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.

Fee: No cost

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mar
10
Sun
Online 8-Hour MAT Waiver Course @ Online
Mar 10 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

PCSS has developed a new 8-hour MAT waiver course that’s entirely online. No more looking for local trainings. No more traveling out of town or even out of state. We know you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy for you to get the training you need to prescribe buprenorphine to your patients with opioid use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.

Fee: No cost

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mar
17
Sun
Online 8-Hour MAT Waiver Course @ Online
Mar 17 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

PCSS has developed a new 8-hour MAT waiver course that’s entirely online. No more looking for local trainings. No more traveling out of town or even out of state. We know you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy for you to get the training you need to prescribe buprenorphine to your patients with opioid use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.

Fee: No cost

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.