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Boston University School of Medicine

Supplemental training

Managing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Clinical Practice: Best Practices


CME information


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Target Audience

Primary care physicians, hospitalists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, mental health counselors, and social workers

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

Accreditation

Physicians

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 1.25; 0.25 of which eligible for pharmacology credit

AAFP

The AAFP has reviewed Best Practices for Managing Alcohol Use Disorder in Clinical Practice and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Elective credit. Term of Approval is from 11/15/2020 to 11/15/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACPE

acpe The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is a knowledge-based home study educational activity. Pharmacists will receive up to 1.25 contact hours (0.125 CEUS) for the educational activity. No partial credit is available. UAN: 0060-9999-20-054-H01-P

Social Work

This lecture has been approved by the Professional Education Program at Boston University School of Social Work which is authorized through the MA state board of Social Work to provide 1 CE Credit Hours. B-22-083.

How to Obtain Credit

In order to successfully complete this activity, you are required to view the entire module and complete the posttest and evaluation. Credit will be awarded provided a score of 70% or better is achieved. A certificate of credit for immediate download to those who successfully complete.

Special Instructions for Pharmacists
  1. Go to the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy Continuing Professional Development Learning Management System located at www.uripharmacycpd.org and create an account using your email address and pharmacy license number. Enter all of the required account information Verify that your date of birth and NABP ID Number are entered correctly. Click the "Update Account" button at the bottom of the page to save the account information.
  2. Complete the program evaluations. Evaluations must be completed within 60 days of the program.
    • Log onto www.uripharmacycpd.org
    • Select Complete Live Activity Post-Test/Evaluations and select the program date and title of the activity (See below).
    • Enter the program evaluation code and complete program evaluation.
    • Select submit at the bottom of the page.
    • You will receive a confirmation message of evaluation completion and notification that your ce data was reported to the CPE Monitor.

The evaluation access code for this program is:
Managing Alcohol Use Disorder in Clinical Practice: Best Practices MAD678

Support

This program is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Alkermes.

Disclosure Policy

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.

In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors and anyone who may be in control of content have been mitigated.

Faculty

Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH (CME Course Director)
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education

Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit
Boston Medical Center

Alexandra Heinz, LICSW, MPH
Trainer, MASBIRT TTA (Massachusetts Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment — Training & Technical Assistance)
Boston Medical Center

Annie L. Potter, NP, MSN, MPH (NCPD Course Advisor)
Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner
Boston Medical Center

Alyssa Peterkin, MD
Instructor, Dept of Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

Alexandra Heinz's honorarium for this activity has been paid through a grant from the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services, Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Other faculty members have no relevant relationships to disclose. Alyssa Peterkin does plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Planning Committee

Christopher Drury, MA, MA, Medical Writer, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Dana Frazier-Price, MS, CHCP, Grant Development Manager, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ilana Hardesty, Senior Operations Manager, Boston University School of Medicine CME/CNE Office, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Carmela A. Townsend, DNP, MS/MBA, RN, Primary Nurse Planner, Boston University School of Medicine CME/CNE Office, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Date of Release: November 30, 2020
Date of Expiration: November 30, 2021

Disclaimer

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE. NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED.

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