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Addiction Medicine Free Educational Series - Course Listing/Test Administration

Welcome to the Addiction Medicine Course Listing and Test Administration page. All available courses are listed below. To read and review a course, please select the PDF icon located to the right of it. The full text of the course will then be displayed on your monitor. Use the scroll bar, on the right side of the page, to move through the text.

After you have familiarized yourself with the course content, please go to the Exam Portal where you can register or login to take any of the Addiction Medicine tests.

If you have any questions or problems, please take the time to review the instructions on registering and taking a test.

After completing this review, if you require assistance, please call us at (518) 485-2027 or send us an e-mail at: AMEdSeries@oasas.ny.gov.

Course List

  • Knowledge Workbook I: Addiction Medicine (3 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - Basic neurobiology of addiction, medical consequences of abusing substances, withdrawal signs and symptoms, and a summary of addiction medications.
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  • Knowledge Workbook II: Addiction Medicine (3 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - More advanced addiction medicine issues
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  • Knowledge Workbook III: Nicotine Dependence and Smoking Cessation (2 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - In-depth explanation of nicotine dependence and treatments to assist in quitting smoking.
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  • Knowledge Workbook IV: The Assessment of Alcohol Use Utilizing Biomarkers (1 hour) (CASAC Section III, CPP Section IV) - In-depth explanation of biomarkers and their potential utilization in assessment and treatment.
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  • Addiction FYI Yearbook 2008 (1 hour) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A compilation of all the Addiction Medicine Briefs and FYIs sent out during the year 2008.
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  • Addiction FYI Yearbook 2009 - Part 1 (1 hour) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A compilation of all the Addiction Medicine briefs and FYIs sent out during the first six months of 2009.
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  • Addiction FYI Yearbook 2009 - 2010 Part 2 (2 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A compilation of all the Addiction Medicine briefs and FYIs sent out during the later part of 2009 and 2010.
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  • Addiction FYI Yearbook 2010 - 2011 (2 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A compilation of all the Addiction Medicine briefs and FYIs sent out during the later part of 2010 and all of 2011
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  • Addiction Medications (3 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about current medications used to treat addictive disorders.
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  • Adolescent Development Training Workbook (4 hours) (CASAC Section II, CPP, CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about adolescent development, trends and developmental stages to consider for individuals working with this population.
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  • Alcohol and Drug Primer (3 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about alcohol and other drugs of abuse.
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  • Alcohol and Drug Screens (2 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about drug screen testing.
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  • Creating a Healthy Organizational Culture: From Assessment to Change (1 hour) (CASAC Section IV, CPP,CPS Section III) - A PowerPoint presentation providing an overview of organizational culture and the benefits of a healthy organizational environment.
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  • Hepatitis (3 hours) (CASAC Section II, CPP Section IV) - A PowerPoint presentation about Hepatitis A, B, D and E.
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  • Hepatitis C (3 hours) (CASAC Section II, CPP Section IV) - A PowerPoint presentation about Hepatitis C.
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  • Introduction to Clinical Supervision (1 hour) (CASAC Section IV, CPP,CPS Section III) - An overview of current clinical supervision theory and practice.
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  • Know the Stakes: Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Gambling (3 hours) (CASAC Section II, CPP, CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about gambling addiction and its relationship to chemical dependence addictions.
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  • Managing Addiction as a Chronic Disease (3 hours) (CASAC Section I, CPP, CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation introducing the concept of addiction as a chronic disease and how we can manage it effectively using new ideas and paradigms.
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  • Medical Consequences of Addictive Disorders: Tuberculosis (3 hours) (CASAC Section II, CPP, CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about tuberculosis and its relationship to chemical dependence addictions.
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  • Motivational Interviewing in a Chemical Dependency Treatment Setting (2 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about using motivational interviewing techniques with patients in a chemical dependency treatment setting.
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  • Opiates and Addiction Medications (3 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about opiate drugs and opioid addiction treatment including addiction medications.
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  • Preventing Fatal Overdose (1 hour) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation providing knowledge and skills for preventing death from opiate drug overdose.
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  • Pain and the Substance User (3 hours) (CASAC Section II, CPP, CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about pain and the treatment of pain and its relationship to chemical dependence.
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  • SBIRT - If You Don't Ask... (1 hour) (CASAC Section III, CPP Section IV) - A PowerPoint presentation addressing Physicians and other medical professionals who frequently miss or misdiagnose alcohol and substance abuse and what they can do to help their patients.
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  • Smokeless Does Not Mean Harmless (2 hours) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation of the history of smokeless tobacco and an overview of the detrimental effects of its use.
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  • The Traumatic Brain Injury and Chemical Dependency Connection (1 hour) (CASAC Section II, CPP, CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), assessment and treatment of TBI, and its relationship to chemical dependence.
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  • Tobacco - Chemical Dependence Connection (1 hour) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about the impact of tobacco on chemical addiction, recovery and health.
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  • Tobacco Myths and Myth-Understandings (1 hour) (CASAC, CPP,CPS Section I) - Factual information about tobacco, nicotine and quitting.
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  • Treatment of the Pregnant Woman with a Substance Use Disorder: Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Neonatal Substance Abuse Exposure (3 hours) (CASAC Section II, CPP, CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about treating pregnant women who have substance use disorders.
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  • Working with Aging Client Populations (3 hours) (CASAC Section II, CPP, CPS Section I) - A PowerPoint presentation about aging patients and chemical and non-chemical dependencies.
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