Alcohol Use Disorder
The College of Medicine, CME along with Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacy Professionals (CPDPP) are launching 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.
The target audience is Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Dentists, Social Workers, Addiction Counsellors, and other health care professionals are encouraged to attend.
Saturday April 29, 2023
Time: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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 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 counselling 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 timeline, topics, speakers & session specific learning objectives.
*Schedule is subject to change
Module 3 Speakers
Dr. Andrew Yang
Module 3 Accreditation
Module 3 Accreditation Statement
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 7.5 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 7.5 Mainpro+ credits.
Paramedics: Modules 3 has been accredited by the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics for a total of 10.0 credits for practicing paramedics.
Other Healthcare Professionals: Participation in this conference may be included as part of the continuing education and competence programs established by individual professional associations.
Tammy Glynn, CME Program Coordinator