Addiction Medicine Review Course and Board Exam Preparation Track

San Francisco, California
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Addiction Medicine Review Course and Board Exam Preparation Track
Thursday, August 24, 2017 8:30 AM -
Sunday, August 27, 2017 1:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
(415) 771-1400
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, California 94102
United States

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The Addiction Medicine Review Course (Friday 8:30 am through Sunday 1:00 pm)
This Course presents an overview of the core elements of addiction medicine, presented by top experts in the field. It can serve as a broad review for clinicians, a review of the basics for newcomers, or a starting point for those preparing to sit for the Board of Addiction Exam. Participants sit at tables with a facilitator to guide case discussions. Participants receive a course syllabus on a USB drive with copies of all lecture handouts and selected articles and have the opportunity to purchase a print syllabus. Up to 19 units of AMA/PRA Category 1 Credit. Friday: 7 units; Saturday: 7 units; Sunday: 5 units.

Addiction Medicine Board Exam Preparation Track
The Board Exam Preparation Track is designed to compliment the Review Course.  Those taking the Board Exam Preparation Track must also take the Review Course.  It consists of 3 elements:
  1. Interactive Self-Assessment featuring 700 board-style questions ($350 value); 
  2. Addiction Medicine Study Guid high value exam preparation material organized by topic; 
  3. 5 hours of ive interactive lectures at the Review Course. 
Upon registration participants receive access to both of these.  At the live conference participants will attend an exam prep session on Thursday afternoon (1:30 pm to 5:30 pm) and early morning sessions on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Up to 22 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits.  15 for online materials and 7 for live activities) 

Workshops (Thursday) 
Workshops are on specific clinical content in a smaller setting and are not designed as exam preparation. Workshops run concurrently. They may be taken either together with the full conference or as stand alone activities.

AM Workshops (8:30 to noon)
1) Substance Abuse Marijuana in California: The shape of Things to Come
2) No “Difficult” Patients: Strategies to Realign the Physician-Patient Experience in Buprenorphine Treatment
3) What Now? Systems of Care in a Challenging Political Environment
4) Addiction and Criminal Justice Reform: Shifting the Paradigm

PM Workshop (1:30 to 5:30)
1) Motivational Interviewing for Busy Clinicians

Full Day Workshop (8:30 to 5:00)
1) Improving Physician Health and Preventing Burnout

Registration ​rates ​increase ​by ​$200 ​after ​June ​15, ​2017

3-day ​Addiction ​Medicine ​Review ​Course 
$690 ​for ​CSAM ​and/or ​ASAM ​members 
$890 ​for ​Non-Member ​Physicians 
$690 ​for ​Non-Physicians 
$250 ​Resident 
$100 ​Medical ​Student 
$75 ​extra ​for ​printed ​syllabus 

Friday ​and/or ​Saturday 
$300 ​for ​CSAM ​and/or ​ASAM ​members 
$350 ​for ​Non-Member ​Physicians 
$300 ​for ​Non-Physicians 
$100 ​Resident 
$50 ​Medical ​Student 

Sunday ​(8:30 ​am-1:00 ​pm) 
$150 ​for ​CSAM ​and/or ​ASAM ​members ​ 
$175 ​for ​Non-Member ​Physicians ​ 
$150 ​for ​Non-Physicians ​ 
$50 ​Resident 
$25 ​Medical ​Student 

Board ​Exam ​Preparation ​Track 

Workshop ​Fees 
Full ​Day ​Workshop ​ 
$300 ​for ​CSAM ​and/or ​ASAM ​members ​ 
$350 ​for ​Non-Member ​Physicians ​ 
$300 ​for ​Non-Physicians 
$100 ​Resident ​ 
$50 ​Medical ​Student ​ 

Half ​Day ​Workshop ​(am ​or ​pm) ​ 
$150 ​for ​CSAM ​and/or ​ASAM ​members ​ 
$175 ​for ​Non-Member ​Physicians ​ 
$150 ​for ​Non-Physicians ​ 
$50 ​Resident 
$25 ​Medical ​Student


Contact Information

  • California Society of Addiction Medicine
    575 Market Street #2125
    San Francisco, 94105
    Phone: 415-764-4855