Alcohol Use Disorder
The College of Medicine, CME along with Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacy Professionals (CPDPP) have launched a new program called Advancing Interprofessional Management of Substance Use Disorders in Saskatchewan ( AIMS-SK). The AIMS-SK program is designed to improve health outcomes for individuals with substance use disorders.
Saturday, October 28, 2023, 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
The target audience is Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Dentists, Social Workers, Addiction Counsellors, and other healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend.
Module 3 Learning Objectives:
At the end of this module, participants will be able to:
- Relate the ‘British Columbia Center of Substance Use Guidelines for the Clinical Management of High-Risk Drinking and Alcohol Use Disorder" to the treatment of alcohol use disorder.
- Understand alcohol withdrawal management.
- Differentiate between approaches for alcohol withdrawal management.
- Discuss pharmacotherapies used in the management of alcohol use disorder.
- Outline counseling options for patients living with alcohol use disorder.
- Discuss psychiatric comorbidities with substance misuse.
- Describe strategies for safe and effective pain management in the context of addiction.
Module 3 Agenda
Review the timeline, topics, speakers & session-specific learning objectives.
The schedule is subject to change
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of
Saskatchewan for up to 6.0 credit hours.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada: This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan up to 6.0 Mainpro+ credits.
Other Healthcare Professionals: Participation in this conference may be included as part of the continuing education and competence programs established by
individual professional associations.