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Treatments for Stimulant Use Disorder: Evaluation of the Evidence - On Demand
Course Overview

Presenter: Steve Shoptaw PhD, UCLA Department of Family Medicine 

Target Audience: This activity is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, social workers, and pharmacists. This activity is accredited for physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, social workers, and pharmacists.

Webinar Description: This webinar will review evidence on medications and behavioral therapies for stimulant use disorder. It will engage a discussion of the potential for using medications and behavioral therapies that have efficacy in local treatment clinics – and the steps needed to be able to accomplish this.

Educational Objectives:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the definition and epidemiology of stimulant use disorder, globally and in endemic areas
    • Key cultural factors and comorbidities
  • Describe the neurobiology in development and maintenance of stimulant use disorder and how this relates to treatment outcomes
    • Withdrawal symptoms and their management
  • Review evidence for advancements in pharmacotherapies and behavioral therapies that can be brought into practice
    • A road map that offers hope for the near future
Certificate Instructions
In order to receive maximum credit, learners must:  

1. Complete the learning material located under "Course Content" 

2: "Start" and complete the "Survey" in reference to this activity.

3: "Start" and complete the final PCSS course "Evaluation" to assess satisfaction and plans for individual and/or team practice change. 

: Follow instructions at the end of the course regarding how to retrieve a certificate. 
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Oct 19, 2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 PA-CME Credit
1 Other Professionals Credit
1 Social Work (ACE) Credit
1 Nursing Credit
1 Pharmacy Credit
The content on this site is intended solely to inform and educate medical professionals. This site shall not be used for medical advice and is not a substitute for the advice or treatment of a qualified medical professional.

Funding for this initiative was made possible by cooperative agreement no. 1H79TI086770 and grant no. 1H79TI085588 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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