Psychiatry Update Series: Improving Patient Care with New Treatment Paradigms (RP1808A-102117)

Dallas, TX US
October 21, 2017

The 5-Minute Intervention: Integrating Substance Use Disorder Treatment into Everyday Practice

Join fellow providers at a workshop to increase your ability to rapidly identify, treat, and refer within a fast-paced treatment environment, in line with ethical guidelines and expectations.

Topics Include:
  • Understanding modern addiction
  • Assessing addiction in fast-paced medical environments
  • Making quality referrals to ensure continuity of care
  • The role of Motivational Interviewing
  • Ethical treatment amidst the opioid epidemic
  • Managing SUDs within a hospital setting


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Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care and emergency medicine specialists, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, residents, fellows, students, and other providers interested in learning about rapid assessment and referrals for substance use disorders.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, the participants should be able to:

  • Describe current community and national concerns regarding the impact of substance use disorders
  • Apply current methods for screening and identification of substance use disorders
  • Recognize up-to-date treatment paradigms for substance use disorders
  • Identify at least one substance use disorder treatment resource
  • Apply ethical standards regarding treatment imperative, diversity, and competence in addressing substance use disorders
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA
  • 4.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/21/2017 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/21/2017 - 12:30pm CDT
UT Southwestern Medical Center
6001 Forest Park Road
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium (NG3.112)
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Directors

Adam Brenner, MD
Associate Professor & Distinguished Teaching Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Residency Training & Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Psychiatry

Laura Howe-Martin, PhD
Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Associate Director of Continuing Education in the Department of Psychiatry

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates the presentation “Ethical Practice Amidst the Opioid Epidemic” for 1 hour in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

UT Southwestern University Hospitals is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 4.16 contact hours.


To register:

  1. Create an account by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA
  • 4.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics


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