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PCSS-MAT Announces Additions to Webinar Archive

The Provider Clinical Support System for Medication-Assisted Treatment (PCSS-MAT) recently announced the addition of the following webinars to its web archive, where they can be accessed at no charge. CME credit is available for most webinars.

The webinars listed below were sponsored by the American Psychiatric Association except where otherwise noted.

A Review of and Perspectives on Buprenorphine Diversion and Misuse: Implications for Policy and Practice. Faculty: Michelle Lofwall, M.D. (webinar date: September 9, 2014).

Addressing Opioid Misuse and Abuse: ONDCP and SAMHSA Partnership to Reduce Risk of Overdose. Faculty: Michael Botticelli and Elinore F. McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D. (webinar date: September 30, 2014).

Biology and Behavior: Neuroadaptations to Opioids and Their Consequences for Addiction. Faculty: Kevin A. Sevarino, M.D., Ph.D. (webinar date October 9, 2014). Sponsored by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Clinical Case Reviews: Managing Diversion and Misuse in Office-Based Opioid Treatment. Faculty: Michelle Lofwall, M.D. (webinar date: September 24, 2014).

Implementing Antagonist-Based Relapse Prevention Treatment in your Practice. Faculty: Adam Bisaga, M.D. (webinar date: July 31, 2014)

Managing Acute and Chronic Pain in Patients on Medication-Assisted Treatment. Faculty: Daniel P. Alford, M.D., M.P.H. and John A. Renner, Jr., M.D. (webinar date: August 12, 2014).

Managing Diversion and Misuse in Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) – Clinical Case Review (webinar date: September 24, 2014).

Managing Pain in Older Persons: A Focus on Opioid Safety. Faculty: Carol P. Curtiss, M.S.N., R.N.-BC (webinar date: August 22, 2014). Sponsored by the American Society of Pain Management Nurses.

Methadone and Buprenorphine: Clinical Impact of Drug Interactions. Faculty: Elinore F. McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D. (webinar date: March 11, 2014)

Motivational Interviewing. Faculty: Petros Levounis, M.D., M.A. (webinar date: July 8, 2014). Sponsored by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Naltrexone (Extended-Release Naltrexone [XR-NTX]) Primer. Faculty: Joshua D. Lee, M.D., M.Sc. (webinar date: May 8, 2014). Sponsored by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome – A Clinical Primer. Faculty: Lori Devlin, D.O., M.H.A. (webinar date: April 22, 2014)

Prescription Drug Abuse and the Emergence of Hepatitis C in Rural Appalachia. Faculty: Jennifer R. Havens, Ph.D., M.P.H. (webinar date: July 29, 2014).

The Psychology of AA and NA and Their Role in Clinical Care. Faculty: Marc Galanter, M.D. (webinar date: April 8, 2014). 

Update from the Drug Enforcement Administration. Faculty: Cathy Gallagher (webinar date: October 14, 2014).

The PCSS-MAT is a collaboration of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (lead), the American Psychiatric Association, the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a number of other organizations, including COPE. Funding support for the PCSS-MAT is provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

For a complete schedule of upcoming webinars, a list of all archived webinars, and to explore the mentoring program and other resources offered through the PCSS-MAT, visit