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Activity Details

Free
AAFP, ACCME, ANCC, ADA

0.5 Credit

Released: June 29, 2017

Expires: June 27, 2019

30 minutes

No registration required

Target Audience

This activity had been designed to meet the educational needs of clinicians including, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and dentists/oral maxillofacial surgeons, involved in the care of adolescent patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss strategies to address substance use and prescription drug misuse in adolescent patients based on their level of use
  • Summarize when and how to follow up with adolescent patients who use substances or misuse prescription drugs

Activity Description

Videos from your peers enhance this course, which aims to help you navigate confidentiality and confidence in having effective discussions with your teen patients about their substance use. Features tips and talking points for patients at all risk levels, and considerations prescription drug misuse. This course was developed by a Coalition Healthcare Organizations and Providers to help clinicians identify, prevent, and address substance use and prescription medication misuse in their adolescent patients.

Instruction for Claiming Credit

A brief post-test and course evaluation will follow the completion of the course. Please complete these questionnaires to claim credit for this course.

Education Coalition

This activity was developed by an education Coalition of experts and medical professional organization representatives. The Coalition comprises the following organizations and experts:

Type of Reviewer:
Organization/Expert Consultant
Reviewer Name
California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) Cynthia Kear, Senior Vice President
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Jennifer Butchart, Education Coordinator
Penny Mills, Executive Vice President / CEO
Arlene Deverman, VP Professional Development
American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

Stephanie Townsell, Director, Public Health
Marla Kushner, DO

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Anne Norman, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP Vice President of Education and Accreditation
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Renee Jarrett, Manager, Mental Health and Foster Care Initiatives
Div of Developmental Pediatrics and Preventive Services
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Daniel Pace, Vice President, Education
Marie-Michele Leger, MPH, PA-C, Director, Clinical Education
Sara Evans, PMP, Project Manager, Quality Improvement Initiatives
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Vincent DiFabio, DDS
Consultant Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, Director of Medical Education
Consultant Jan Schultz, BSN, MSN, RN, CCMEP, Director of Education Outcomes and Accreditation Services
Consultant Dan Alford, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean and Program Director of the Addiction Medicine Residency program at Boston University School of Medicine
Consultant Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, FAAP, Director, Adolescent Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital
Consultant Jeff Baxter, MD, Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Consultant Marc Fishman, MD
Consultant Carol Havens, MD

Conflict of Interest Policy/ Disclosure Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The Education Coalition members reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Marc Fishman, MD discloses the following: Consulting Fees: US World Meds; Contracted Research: Media Rez, US World Meds; Ownership Interest: Maryland Treatment Centers

The following Education Coalition members have nothing to disclose: Cynthia Kear, Jennifer Butchart, Penny Mills, Arlene Deverman, Stephanie Townsell, Marla Kushner, Anne Norman, Renee Jarrett, Daniel Pace, Marie-Michele Leger, Sara Evans, Vincent DiFabio, Jan Schultz, Dan Alford, Sharon Levy, Jeff Baxter, Marc Fishman, and Carol Havens

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

The following PIM planners and managers, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN and Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CHCP, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

The following National Institute on Drug Abuse planners and managers, Elisabeth Davis; Carol Krause; Josie Anderson; Jack Stein, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

 The following JBS International, Inc. planners and managers, Candace Baker; Susan Hayashi; Laura Nolan; Bethel Arya; and Veronica Junghahn, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the National Institute for Drug Abuse. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 06/30/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date.

This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 1.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 0.5 contact hour is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Accreditation Statement
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy EducationPostgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


American Dental Association CERP Recognition

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint sponsorship efforts between Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the National Institute for Drug Abuse.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of the credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 0.5 continuing education credit.

Statement of Commercial Support

There is no commercial funding for this activity.

Media

Internet activity

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

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