Essentials of Addiction Medicine Course - Spring 2019

  • March 02, 2019
  • 7:45 AM
  • March 03, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Pittsburgh, PA

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  • Special price for members
  • Special price for AOA members
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This program is designed to provide up-to-date data and practice techniques for basic through advanced addiction treatment. The 16 hours of  CME offered will apply towards the hours needed to earn AOAAM’s Essentials of Addiction Medicine Course Certificate of recognition.

Dates: March 2 & 3, 2019
Conference location: Thomas Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Room S120, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Agenda (16 hours of AOA Category 1-A and AAFP Prescribed Credit Hours of CME):
Saturday, March 2, 2019             
  • 7:45 - 8:45am - Addiction Medicine: The Elephant in the middle of healthcare – Stephen Wyatt, DO
  • 8:45 - 9:45am - Prevalence and treatment of tobacco use disorder – Sean Cannon, DO
  • 9:45 - 10am - Break
  • 10:00 - 11:00am - Management of Withdrawal - Opioids, Alcohol and Benzodiazepines – Julie Kmiec, DO
  • 11:00 - Noon - Screening for and diagnosis of SUD - Sean Cannon, DO
  • Noon – 12:30pm - Lunch provided          
  • 12:30 - 1:30pm - Overdose education and prescribing naloxone – Julie Kmiec, DO
  • 1:30 - 2:30pm - Special populations with SUD:  Adolescents – Marla Kushner, DO
  • 2:30 - 2:45pm - Break    
  • 2:45 - 3:45pm - Pain and Addiction – William Morrone, DO
  • 3:45 - 5:00pm - Stump the Experts Panel - Q & A – All Speakers
Sunday, March 3, 2019
  • 7:45 - 8:45am - Neurobiology of Addiction – Stephen Wyatt, DO
  • 8:45 - 9:45am - Motivational Interviewing – Antoine Douaihy, MD
  • 9:45 - 10am - Break        
  • 10:00 - 11:00am - Mutual support groups (12-step, rational recovery) – Sean Cannon, DO
  • 11:00 - Noon - Cannabis use disorder:  Prevalence and Consequences (not about medical marijuana) – Marla Kushner, DO
  • Noon – 12:30pm - Lunch provided          
  • 12:30 – 1:30pm - Substance Use Disorders and Sleep – Antoine Douaihy, MD
  • 1:30 – 2:30pm - Medical complications of SUDs – Marla Kushner, DO
  • 2:30 - 2:45pm- Break
  • 2:45 – 3:45pm - Understanding basic urine toxicology – William Morrone, DO 
  • 3:45 - 5:00pm - Pharmacotherapy for opioid use disorder (buprenorphine, naltrexone, methadone) - Julie Kmiec, DO


To qualify for the Certificate, physicians must complete 20 hours of CME in one year, at least half of which must be AOA Category 1-A, taught by the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine and include the Essentials of Addiction Medicine Course. AOAAM will be offering  additional  Essentials Course CME on our Learning Management System starting early January 2019. Up to 10 hours can be submitted for AOAAM approval as completed by the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatrists, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Conference Fees:

  • AOAAM Members - $399.00
  • Non-members - $650.00
  • AOAAM Student/Resident Members - $249.00
  • Student/Resident Non-members - $349.00

Lodging:
A block of rooms has been reserved for AOAAM at the Hilton Garden Inn, a 4-minute walk to the conference. The guest room rate is $121 per night and includes a full hot breakfast at the Garden Grille Restaurant. Vouchers will be given upon check-in. This rate will be available through 2/2/2018
Use this link to book a hotel room: AOAAM – Hotel Reservations – Pittsburgh March 2019

Hilton Garden Inn
Pittsburgh University Place
3454 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

The mission of the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine is to improve the health of individuals and families burdened with the disease of addiction.

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