Programs

Courses

  • Alcohol Use Disorders in Primary Care

    0.25 CME Credits

    AUDJoin respected Boston psychiatrist and HMS instructor Dr. David Wolfe as he updates his colleagues on the latest guidelines regarding alcohol use disorder (AUD). In his presentation, Dr. Wolfe reviews current prevalence data, co-morbidities, and screening methods as well as changes reflected in the DSM-5 concerning the categorization of at-risk drinking behaviors.

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  • Assessment and Treatment of Major Depressive Disorders

    3 CME Credits

    MDDAssessment and Treatment of Major Depressive Disorders focuses on recent developments in the treatment of affective disorders including bipolar depression, psychopharmacology of depression, and depression presenting comorbid with medical illnesses including head injury and cardiovascular disease in addition to other co-occurring medical conditions. This program also discusses strategies for assessment and prevention of suicide, including discussing the issue of suicidal behavior that may be induced by antidepressants.

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  • Collaborative Care Approaches for Management of OUD

    8 CME Credits

    Part of the Opioid Use Disorder Education Program

    This free course focuses on collaborative care strategies which include: provider roles and regulatory requirements; patient evaluation and patient education; transitioning between medications; potential misuse, relapse, and safer use; and caring for pregnant women and other special populations with OUD.

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  • Current Trends in Neurology-Psychiatry

    This subspecialty section of the non-accredited Current Trends series is comprised of 15 clinical case-driven recorded lectures. They include currently available clinical practice guidelines when available from the respective professional organizations and represent insights from clinicians in their respective fields.

    Learners are eligible to receive a certificate of completion upon concluding this non-accredited course.

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  • Gambling Disorder in your Practice: Information and Resources

    4 CME Credits
    VT

    Gambling Disorder in Your Practice: Information and Resources is dedicated to increasing provider understanding of disordered gambling and its importance to their practice. This case-based course will include information about the epidemiology and clinical features of disordered gambling and will detail options for the primary care provider with regard to screening of and referral for disordered gambling.

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  • Identification, Counseling, and Treatment of OUD

    8 CME Credits

    Part of the Opioid Use Disorder Education Program

    This free course focuses on current best practices in identification and treatment of OUD, including treatment and maintenance with different medications, psychosocial approaches to treatment, addressing co-occurring psychiatric disorders, and preventing and treating overdose.

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  • Research Methods 101 for the Provider: A Guide to Critical Research Consumption 

    2 CME Credits
    VT

    Research Methods 101 for the Provider: A Guide to Critical Research Consumption is designed to increase providers’ competence to critically evaluate research by increasing their knowledge of the scientific method, research design, and common biases. Ideally, improvements in knowledge and competence will translate into improvements in clinician performance as they use their understanding of research to provide better care and communication to their patients.

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  • Understanding Addiction

    8 CME Credits

    Part of the Opioid Use Disorder Education Program

    This free course focuses on the fundamentals regarding the nature of addiction including: the epidemiology of opioid use disorder, the chronic nature of OUD, the differences between dependence and use disorders, and the neurobiology behind addiction. This course also focuses on the changing perceptions and current stigmas surrounding opioid use disorder.

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