Individuals experiencing addiction have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Physical distancing protocols have separated patients from their clinicians, made medications to treat addiction much more challenging to obtain, and shuttered many long-term recovery groups. 

A new webinar series from the NAM and the American Society of Addiction Medicine will provide insight and targeted guidance on how to ensure that these individuals are cared for and protected during this ongoing public health crisis.

Webinar 3: Strengthening Coordination Across the Social Safety Net for Patients with Addiction

June 2, 2020 | 12:30 – 2:00pm ET

This free 90-minute webinar will provide information and guidance on strategies to enhance coordination across the social safety net to prevent an addiction crisis for high-risk and marginalized populations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar has been approved for 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credits and 1.5 NAADAC Continuing Education credits.

Webinar 1: Helping People with Addiction Stay Connected During COVID-19

This free 90-minute webinar will provide insights on issues of access to addiction treatment and targeted guidance on how to effectively keep patients connected to treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar has been approved for 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credits.

 

Webinar 2: Treating Addiction Across the Care Continuum During COVID-19: Challenges and Promising Practices

This 90-minute webinar will review current approaches, challenges, and promising practices for addiction treatment across the continuum of care in the context of COVID-19. This webinar has been approved for 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credits.

 

A video recording of the webinar and speaker slides will be posted following the conclusion of each webinar.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCME Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The American Society of Addiction Medicine and National Academy of Medicine. The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
This activity has been approved by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 1.5 Continuing Education (CE) credits. NAADAC Provider #295, ASAM is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

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