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The ASAM Virtual Review Course

July 27 & 28, 2023

What is the ASAM Review Course?

The ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine is the essential and foundational course for physicians who are preparing for the addiction medicine exam or for a career in addiction medicine. With a comprehensive curriculum, covering everything from neurobiology and pharmacology to individual substances and ethical concerns, the course offers a streamlined overview of addiction medicine delivered by an outstanding faculty lineup.

The live course, featuring 2 full days of content mapped onto the board exam blueprints, will be broadcasted from Thursday, July 27 to Friday, July 28. New this year, attendees will receive access to: 
  • 15+ hours of live and on-demand lectures featuring national and international experts in addiction medicine 
  • Weekly office hours with featured faculty and access to peers through a complimentary Learning Community 
  • Carefully crafted study guide offering various learning pathways to incorporate lectures and additional resources  

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Who Should Participate

The ASAM Virtual Review Course provides an up-to-date review of the core content of addiction medicine for:
  • Physicians preparing for the ABPM or AOA Board Certification Examination in addiction medicine
  • Addiction specialists seeking a "refresher" course that incorporates recent developments in addiction science and practice
  • Non-specialist physicians and other healthcare professionals seeking the knowledge to identify and manage problems related to substance use disorders for their patients 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate practical knowledge on the neurobiology of addiction and articulate its activity in terms useful in a clinical setting
  2. Describe the effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in both tolerant and non-tolerant individuals
  3. Describe the process for diagnosing addiction and differentiating the symptoms of addiction from those of other medical or psychiatric disorders
  4. Explain the various pharmacologic and psychosocial treatments for addictive disorders and describe the factors that should be considered in selecting a treatment modality to match the needs of a specific patient
  5. Describe the precipitants of relapse and current evidence-based practices to prevent and manage relapse