Medication Assisted Treatment Waiver Eligibility Training - September 30, 2019

A four hour in person training for qualified prescribers (including physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants) to receive half of the 8 hours of training required to obtain a Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) waiver for treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Primary care physicians, addiction specialists, psychiatrists, NPs and PAs are encouraged to attend! Open to members and non-members of the ACCMA. Counts for 4 CME credits. Lunch included!

Monday, September 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location:

Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association - 6230 Claremont Ave. 3rd Flr. Oakland, CA 

This will be a four hour in person training for qualified prescribers (including physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants) to receive half of the 8 hours of training required to obtain a Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) waiver for treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Primary care physicians, addiction specialists, psychiatrists, NPs and PAs are encouraged to attend! Open to members and non-members of the ACCMA. Counts for 4 CME credits. Lunch included!

AT THE COMPLETION OF THIS ACTIVITY, THE LEARNER WILL BE ABLE TO:

• Recognize the history and causes of the opioid epidemic.

• Recognize the pharmacology of relevant buprenorphine and how it is used to treat OUD.

• Assess, screen, and monitor patients starting or continuing treatment.

• Design an appropriate, safe treatment plan for patients with OUD. 

• Exemplify increased empathy and reduce stigma surrounding OUD.

Presenter:

Doctor Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen is a Clinical Professor of Medicine in Primary Care and Population Health and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University with over 25 years of experience working with those who have substance use disorder in both clinical and non-clinical settings. Doctor Chen is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, is an active member of the California Medical Association and is a board member of the California Society of Addiction Medicine. In her private practice, Doctor Chen provides both primary care and addiction treatment.

Prices:

Member: FREE

Non-Member: $99

Accreditation Statement: ACCMA is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education. 

Credit Designation Statement: ACCMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen M.D.

Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University

Doctor Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen is a Clinical Professor of Medicine in Primary Care and Population Health and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University with over 25 years of experience working with those who have substance use disorder in both clinical and non-clinical settings. Doctor Chen is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, is an active member of the California Medical Association and is a board member of the California Society of Addiction Medicine. In her private practice, Doctor Chen provides both primary care and addiction treatment.

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