Webinar tomorrow 10/30: The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (HR6) Explained

On Wednesday, October 24th, President Trump signed The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (HR6) into law. This webinar will provide an overview of the changes in the federal law that impact addiction medicine as a result of the passage of HR 6, The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act. Panelists will explain how this new law expands and strengthens the addiction medicine workforce, standardizes the delivery of care, and covers addiction medicine in a way that expands patient access to coordinated, comprehensive care.


Date: October 30, 2018

Time: 11:00 am ET/ 8:00 am PT

Location: Online (*Must be an ASAM member to attend)

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Dr. Corey Waller, Chair of ASAM’s Legislative Advocacy Committee, and Dr. Shawn Ryan, Chair of ASAM’s Payer Relations Committee will preview the forthcoming changes as a result of HR 6, and will provide an opportunity for attendees to have their questions answered in a live forum. Learn how HR 6 impacts your practice, and ensure you are adequately prepared for these changes in the law by attending this webinar.

Webinar Friday 5/25: Treatment of Pain in the Addicted Person


Friday| May 25, 2018 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

Presenters: Allen Masry, MD

Sponsor: International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)

About the webinar: This webinar will cover material on chronic and acute pain in the person with Substance Use Disorders. The differences between chronic and acute pain will be described. Treatment for patients with Substance Use Disorders and pain will be discussed.

Educational objectives:

·     Describe the difference between chronic pain and acute pain

·     Discuss pain in the addicted person

·     Describe one evidence-based intervention for pain in the addicted person

Continuing education information: This webinar has been approved by the California Board of Nursing for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education. Credit will be granted for each individual participating for the duration of the event.

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