Addressing Alcohol Use: Strategies for Primary Care - March 16, 2022

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Target Audience

Primary care physicians, internists, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and physician assistants

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe recent demographic trends in alcohol use
  • Assess risks and benefits of outpatient treatment of alcohol withdrawal
  • List practical strategies, including the use of medications, to help persons reduce alcohol use or to use it more safely
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    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 activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • 1.00 MA Opioid Education Statement
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
03/16/2022
Course expires: 
03/16/2023
Rating: 
0

Topic: Kratom Use Complicating Treatment of Substance Use Disorder


Presenter: Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH, FACP, MCSTAP medical director

Accreditation Statements:
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 live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1 hour of opioid education.


CME Course Director: Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH, FACP


ADA statement: To request reasonable accommodations for a disability please contact MCSTAP@beaconhealthoptions.com, in writing, at least two weeks prior to the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    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 activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • 1.00 MA Opioid Education Statement
  • 1.00 Participation
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