2021 Appalachian Addiction & Prescription Drug Abuse Virtual Conference
October 28-29, 2021
The Appalachian Addiction and Prescription Drug Abuse Conference has been developed specifically in cooperation with the WV Board of Medicine, WV Board of Osteopathic Medicine, WV Board of Nursing, and WV Board of Pharmacy and is approved to for the 3-hour CME requirement for all physicians, nurses, physician assistants, podiatrists, pharmacists and others who prescribe/dispense controlled substances. This event offers 16 hours of CME/CE for MDs, DOs, PA, Pharmacists, Nurses, Counselors, Social Workers, LPCs, addiction professionals, and Lawyers (18 MCLE credits). CEs jointly provided by CAMC Institute.
An American Board of Addiction Medicine Recognized Activity
This course is a recognized activity for American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) Diplomates enrolled in the Transitional Continuous Certification Program (TraCC). This course has been recognized by ABAM. Physicians enrolled in ABAM TraCC can apply a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing the Appalachian Addiction & Prescription Drug Abuse Conference; Pain and Addiction, Best Practices & Proper Prescribing Virtual Event.
The WV Board of Pharmacy has approved this event for the 3-hour licensure board prescribed training on drug diversion and best practices.
The approval code is: 2021-10-01-DDT.
The three speaker sessions that the attendees seeking 3-hour CME credits must participate in to meet this requirement are: 8:15 a.m. Overdose Statistics 2021 Update, Allen Mock, M.D., 11:45 a.m. Legislative Update and WV Laws, Rules, Regulations and CSMP, Elliott H. Birckhead and 2:05 p.m. Best Practices of Pain Treatment and Proper Prescribing, Michael Baron, M.D. These sessions will be live on October 29, 2021 and accessible until March 1, 2022.
Continuing Medical Education Evaluation
West Virginia Medical Foundation
CEs jointly provided by CAMC Institute
To receive credit and a certificate of attendance, participants must complete the evaluation form for the corresponding certificate requested in the sidebar (to the right).
The certificate will be emailed to you at the end of the virtual conference.
The activity planning committee members for this event have no financial interests to disclose. Click here to view conference faculty/speaker disclosure statements.
“In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the WV Medical Professionals Health Program and CAMC Health Education and Research Institute. CAMC Health Education and Research Institute 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.”
Physicians – CAMC Health Education and Research Institute designates this virtual live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category I credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Nurses – The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This offering has been approved for 16 contact hours (JA0026-22-21-389).
Pharmacy – The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive credit, participants must complete the sign-in sheet, attend each session and complete an evaluation. ACPE credits will be posted online to the CPE Monitor within six (6) weeks following the activity. This knowledge-based activity provides 16 contact hours JA0006133-9999-21=051-L01-P.
Social Work – CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by the West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners. This program has been approved for 16 hours of social work credit. Approval number 490045
Psychology – Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology(CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.
LPC – The WV Board of Examiners in Counseling has approved this program for 16,0 LPC contact hours (WVBEC-102821)
WVCBAPP – The West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction and Prevention Professionals has approved this course for 16 CEU’s. Approval Sponsoring Body # AT21-003
This continuing education activity meets the mandatory three hour requirement of Board-approved CME in drug diversion and best practices prescribing of controlled substances by the West Virginia Board of Medicine and the West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine.
AAPDAC Session Evaluation
(for CE/CMEs)(session evaluation to be completed by all attendees requesting a certificate for CE/CMEs from CAMC)
AAPDAC Session Evaluation
(for DOs)(session evaluation to be completed by attendees requesting a certificate from West Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association)
AAPDAC Session Evaluation
(for MCLEs)(session evaluation to be completed by all attendees requesting a certificate for MCLEs)
AAPDAC Conference Evaluation(overall conference evaluation to be completed by all attendees)
Exhibitor Survey(to be completed by Exhibitor Booth staff)
Questions about continuing education credits? Contact Marlene Hall