Presenter(s): Thomas Penders, MD, Walter B Jones Ctr; East Carolina University; Cornel Stanciu, MD, MRO, Director of Addiction Services at New Hampshire Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine
Target audience: This activity was developed to meet the needs of primary care physicians and specialty care physicians.
Cost: No fee.
Webinar description: This Q and A webinar will further discuss Drs. Penders and Stanciu’s webinar from 11/28/18, “Kratom, A Substance of Increasing Concern.” It will allow participants of the webinar to pose questions to both presenters and they will address questions that were not covered during the original training session.
Note: Completion of the archived webinar Kratom, A Substance of Increasing Concern is recommended prior to attending the follow-up session.
- Recognize the salient aspects of Kratom’s background, psychoactive effects, and its pharmacological action
- Review the state of knowledge about the impact of Kratom on mental health and its potentially dangerous adverse effects
- Identify and manage Kratom withdrawal as well as provide maintenance treatment
In support of improving patient care, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement – Physicians
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.