Programs

Courses

  • Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety in the Primary Care Setting

    3 CME Credits

    MDDAnxiety disorders are frequently encountered in medical practice, often presenting in masked form as somatic complaints. This course describes the differential diagnosis of anxiety disorders, notes the common comorbid medical conditions and medications that can cause anxiety, and highlights other psychiatric disorders that often coexist with anxiety disorders. The course describes in detail the key elements of anxiety disorders, such as panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, social and generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD, and phobias, and discusses treatment planning, including both psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches to each specific anxiety disorder.

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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.

    This is one of two courses eligible for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) waiver training hours.

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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.

    This is one of two courses eligible for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) waiver training hours.

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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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