Substance Use Disorders: A Comprehensive Review and Update 2024

Lake Buena Vista, FL US
February 19, 2024 to February 21, 2024

We invite you to join us at Disney's BoardWalk Inn for our annual Substance Use Disorder conference. 

Please click on the "Venue" tab to see our available room block offerings.

Attend this conference on substance use disorders to hear the latest research and find guidance that enhances your care for patients.

Substance use disorders are complex and have a huge impact on patients, families and communities They challenge even experienced health care professionals to stay current with evolving guidelines.  And they are seen and treated across all professions, disciplines and practice settings. This includes primary care, psychiatry, social work, psychology, family practice, nursing and more.

That's why our agenda focuses on a broad update across the spectrum of substance use disorders. Sessions cover everything from neuroscience and developmental perspectives all the way through recovery-oriented systems of care. Our faculty share their experience as both clinical caregivers and research experts. They make time to answer questions and help you find solutions for complex conditions.


Pricing

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals
Regular Registration (after January 1, 2024): $1,095.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Regular Registration (after January 1, 2024): $995.00


E-SYLLABUS

We provide all attendees with completely free access to all slide presentations in digital PDF format prior to the conference. This is an environmentally friendly alternative and helps keep costs lower for all attendees. The e-syllabus will be available for 30 days after the conference. 


Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by January 18, 2024. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities. There are no exceptions to these policies.

 

 

 

 


 


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Target Audience

This program is intended for:

  • General and Family Physicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurse Practitioners 
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers

Accreditation Information:

In support of improving patient care, MGH Institute of Health Professions is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians                                                                                                                                                                                                             

MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

The AAFP has reviewed Substance Use Disorders: A Comprehensive Review and Update 2024 and deemed it acceptable for up to 16.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 02/19/2024 to 02/21/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

Nursing                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 16.0 contact hours for nurses.

Social Workers                                                                                                                                                                                                     

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, MGH Institute of Health Professions is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. MGH Institute of Health Professions maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 16.0 clock hours for continuing education credits.

IPCE Credit                                                                                                                                                                                                           

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 16.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

 

 

Learning Objectives

Our conference lets you engage dozens of renowned clinician-researchers, get your clinical questions answered, and translate enhanced knowledge into optimal patient care.

Here are some of the ways that participants plan to change their clinical practice as a result of attending our conference:

  • Describe the best practices for treatment of substance use disorders
  • Discuss how to properly screen and diagnose substance use disorders
  • List rational, evidence based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies for patients with substance use disorders
  • Assess relative utility and strengths of recovery oriented models of care
  • Assess and treat patients with co-morbid substance use, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, pain, and infectious diseases.
  • Discuss how to manage complicated withdrawal
  • Utilize motivational interviewing, CBT and contingency management techniques when working with patients suffering from substance use disorders
  • Describe the effects of and interventions for marijuana and synthetics
  • List the different approaches and challenges associated with opioid, alcohol and nicotine treatment
  • Discuss the challenges associated with identification and management of substance use disorders in the emergency department
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this Live activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 16.00 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 16.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 16.00 Social Workers

    The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    This program has been approved for 16.00 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number

  • 16.00 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 16.00 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 16.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Registration opens: 
01/01/2023
Course closes: 
05/25/2024
Event starts: 
02/19/2024 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
02/21/2024 - 5:00pm EST
Cost:
$1,095.00
Rating: 
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Substance Use Disorders: A Comprehensive Review and Update

February 19-21, 2024

Lake Buena Vista, FL

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2024

8:00 – 8:05 AM             Welcome & Introduction

David H. Rubin, MD

MODULE TOPIC 1: NEUROSCIENCE

8:05 – 8:25 AM             Neurobiology of Addiction

Timothy E. Wilens, MD

8:25 - 8:45 AM              Genetics of Substance Use Disorders

Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD

8:45 – 9:05 AM              Evolutionary Theories of Substance Use

                                    David H. Rubin, MD                     

9:05 – 9:25 AM              Break

MODULE TOPIC 2: ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE USE  

9:25– 9:45 AM               Adolescent Substance Use Disorders Part I

Timothy E. Wilens, MD

9:45 – 10:05 AM            Adolescent Substance Use Disorders Part II

Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD

10:05 – 10:25 AM          ADHD

                                       Timothy Wilens, MD

10:25 – 10:55 AM          Panel Discussion

Moderator: David H. Rubin, MD

Panelists: Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD, Timothy E. Wilens, MD

MODULE TOPIC 3: GENERAL PRINCIPLES, CASES & CARE DELIVERY

10:55 – 11:05 AM          Harm Reduction

                                    Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE

11:05 – 11:25 AM          Updates in Federal Regulations  

Laura G. Kehoe, MD, MPH, FASAM

11:25 – 11:45 AM          Benzodiazepines & Addiction

Timothy Wilens, MD

11:45 – 12:05 PM          Polysubstance Use Cases

                                       Laura G. Kehoe, MD, MPH, FASAM

12:05 – 12:35 PM          Panel Discussion

Moderator: Timothy E. Wilens, MD

Panelists: Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE, Laura G. Kehoe, MD, MPH, FASAM

12:35 – 1:35 PM            Lunch Break

MODULE TOPIC 4: OPIOID

1:35 – 1:55 PM             Buprenorphine 101                  

                                   Jessica Gray, MD

1:55 – 2:25 PM             Buprenorphine: Low Dose Inductions and Extended Release

                                      Laura Kehoe, MD, MPH, FASAM

2:25 – 2:45 PM             Naltrexone Intramuscular

                                  Jessica Gray, MD

2:45 – 3:05 PM             Methadone  

                                          Laura Kehoe, MD, MPH, FASAM

3:05 – 3:35 PM             Panel Discussion

                                 Moderator: Laura G. Kehoe, MD, MPH, FASAM

                                      Panelist: Jessica Gray, MD

3:35 – 3:55 PM             Break

MODULE TOPIC 5: PAIN, WOMEN & ADDICTION

3:55 – 4:15 PM             Pain

                                      Jessica Gray, MD

4:15 – 4:35 PM             Pregnancy

                                   Jessica Gray, MD

4:35 – 4:55 PM            Women & Addiction

                                   Jessica Gray, MD

4:55 – 5:25 PM            Panel Discussion

                                Moderator: Laura G. Kehoe, MD, MPH, FASAM

                                     Panelist: Jessica Gray, MD

5:25 PM                      Adjourn

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2024

8:00 – 8:05 AM           Welcome & Introduction

                                 Timothy E. Wilens, MD

 

MODULE TOPIC 6: TREATMENT IN CONTINUING CARE

 

8:05 – 8:25 AM              Motivational Interviewing & CBT

Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD

 

8:25 – 8:45 AM             Supporting Family Members

Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD

 

8:45 – 9:05 AM             Process of Recovery
                                   
Abigail Judge, MD

 

9:05 – 9:25 AM             Stigma and Discrimination

                                    Abigail Judge, MD
        

9:25 – 9:55 AM           Panel Discussion

                                    Moderator: Timothy E. Wilens, MD

                                    Panelists: Abigail Judge, MD,  Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD

9:55 – 10:15 AM         Break

MODULE TOPIC 7: MARIJUANA & SYNTHETICS

10:15 – 10:35 AM        Marijuana 101

                                     Timothy E. Wilens, MD                               

10:35 – 10:55 AM        Clinical Management

                                     Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD

10:55 – 11:15 AM         Synthetics, Kratom & Designer Drugs

                                  Timothy E. Wilens, MD

11:15 – 11:45 AM         Panel Discussion

                                     Moderator: Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD

                                     Panelist: Timothy E. Wilens, MD

11:45 – 12:45 PM         Lunch Break

MODULE TOPIC 8: COMORBIDITY I – SUBSTANCE USE, TRAUMA AND SEX TRAFFICKING

12:45 – 1:05 PM           Trauma

                                   Abigail Judge, PhD

1:05 – 1:25 PM             The Intersection between Substance Use and Sex Trafficking I

                                   Abigail Judge, PhD

1:25 – 1:45 PM             The Intersection between Substance Use and Sex Trafficking II

                                   Abigail Judge, PhD

1:45 – 2:15 PM             Panel Discussion

                                      Moderator: Timothy E. Wilens, MD

                                      Panelist: Abigail Judge, PhD David Rubin, MD

2:15 PM                       Adjourn

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2024

8:00 – 8:05 AM            Welcome & Introduction

                                      David Rubin, MD

MODULE TOPIC 9: STIMULANTS

8:05 – 8:25 AM             Cocaine

                                       Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE

8:25 – 8:45 AM             Methamphetamine

                                       Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE

MODULE TOPIC 10: RECOVERY SUPPORT SERVICES

8:45 – 9:05 AM            Peer Support and Residential Communities

                                      Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE

9:05 – 9:35 AM            Panel Discussion

                                      Moderator: Vinod Rao, MD, PhD           

                                   Panelist: Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE

9:35 – 9:55 AM            Break

MODULE TOPIC 11: ALCOHOL & COMORBIDITY

9:55 -10:15 AM            Alcohol: Assessment and Maintenance Medications

Vinod Rao, MD, PhD

10:15 – 10:35 AM           Alcohol: Ambulatory Detoxification

Vinod Rao, MD, PhD

10:35 – 10:55 AM           Anxiety & Addiction

Vinod Rao, MD, PhD

10:55 – 11:15 AM           Mood

Vinod Rao, MD, PhD

11:15 – 11:45 AM            Panel Discussion

Moderator: Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE

Panelists: Vinod Rao, MD, PhD

11:15 – 11:45 AM          Panel Discussion

                                      Moderator: Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE

                                      Panelists: Vinod Rao, MD, PhD

11:45 AM                     Adjourn  

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Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
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We have arranged a special discounted rate for our valued Substance Use Disorders 2024 attendees.
Please book by January 16, 2024 to enjoy this group rate.

Guests will be able to book reservations by calling the Disney Group Reservations Phone Team at (407) 939-4686.

Register for the Substance Use Disorder conference today and secure your spot to not only gain invaluable insights but also enjoy exclusive perks, including a discounted room at the luxurious Boardwalk Inn hotel, saving you more than $300, as well as special deals for nearby amusement parks.

Please note that the unique link for discounted hotel reservations will be sent to your email after completing your event registration. Don't miss out on this fantastic offer!

Course Directors: 
Laura G. Kehoe, MD, MPH, FASAM                                                                                                                                                                      John F. Kelly, PhD 
David H. Rubin, MD
Timothy E. Wilens, MD

Speakers:
Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD
Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE
Jessica Gray, MD
Abigail Judge, MD
Martha T. Kane, PhD
Laura G. Kehoe, MD, MPH, FASAM
Vinod Rao, MD, PhD
David H. Rubin, MD
Timothy E. Wilens, MD

Accreditation Information:

In support of improving patient care, MGH Institute of Health Professions is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nursing                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 16.0 contact hours for nurses.

Social Workers                                                                                                                                                                                                               As a Jointly Accredited Organization, MGH Institute of Health Professions is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. MGH Institute of Health Professions maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 16.0 clock hours for continuing education credits.

IPCE Credit                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 16.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Available Credit

  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this Live activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 16.00 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 16.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 16.00 Social Workers

    The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    This program has been approved for 16.00 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number

  • 16.00 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 16.00 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 16.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Price

Cost:
$1,095.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Jointly Accredited Provider, Interprofessional Continuing Education

Accreditation
In support of improving patient care, MGH Institute of Health Professions is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  

 


16.00 Psychologists:

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 16.00 CE credit.

16.00 Physicians

MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.


16.00 Nursing Contact Hours

MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 16.00 contact hours for nurses.


16.00 Social Workers

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, MGH Institute of Health Professions is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. MGH Institute of Health Professions maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 16.00 clock hours for continuing education credits.


16.00 IPCE Credit

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 16.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.