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Education & Events


& Sexual Harassment in the Medical World

Sign Up Deadline: 9/30/20)

Webinar Date: Saturday, September 12, 2020
8:00 am – 12:00 noon

Presented by Illinois Society of Addiction Medicine

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.

Fulfills State of Illinois Requirement: for three CME hours on safe opioid prescribing practices and one CME hour for sexual harassment education.

Newly Updated Curriculum

This newly updated is intended for all prescribers of ER/LA opioids including: pain specialists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, dentists, addiction medicine physicians, psychiatrists and other physicians and clinicians.

Learning Objectives

  • Accurately assess patients with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.

  • Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.

  • Initiate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously.

  • Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.

  • Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion, and overdose.


Sexual Harassment Learning Objectives

  1. Identify behaviors that may constitute sexual harassment

  2. Define the role of a supervisor in combatting harassment.

  3. List the steps to take if a harassment complaint is made.

  4. Discuss possible remedies for a patient who is acting inappropriately.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:

The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s). Physicians should claim

only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ACCME Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The American Society of Addiction Medicine and The Illinois Society of Addiction Medicine American
(ILSAM). The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


CME Committee Reviewer:
Catherine Friedman, MD, FAPA, DFASAM – No disclosures

Planning Committee and Faculty Disclosures:
Raymond Bertino, MD – No disclosures
J. Logan Block, JD – No disclosures
Ruchi M. Fitzgerald, MD – No disclosures
David C. Lott, MD – No disclosures
John A. Peterson, MD – No disclosures
Elise Wessol DO - No disclosures

Presented by ASAM, a member of the Collaborative on REMS Education (CO*RE), 11 interdisciplinary organizations working together to improve pain management
and prevent adverse outcomes.

RPC Commercial Support Disclosure Statement
This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see this link for a
listing of the member companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the US
Food & Drug Administration.

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