Registration: Management of Benzodiazepine Disorder - Webinar



3 CEHs
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (PST)
Location: Online
Presenter: Candy Stockton-Joreteg, MD, FASAM

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  1. Distinguish between benzodiazepine dependence and benzodiazepine use disorder
  2. Appropriately use diagnostic criteria for benzodiazepine use disorders
  3. Be familiar with the pharmacology of benzodiazepines 
  4. Understand risk factors for developing benzodiazepine use disorder
  5. Describe benzodiazepine withdrawal
  6. List common treatment options including the Ashton method for tapering
  7. Understand how other substances, including opioids, interact with benzodiazepines 
  8. Respond to common liability concerns with appropriate documentation
  9. Understand the risks associated with MAT Treatment and benzodiazepines

Note: This webinar was originally scheduled for September 21, 2020 but has been rescheduled for December 14, 2020. 

Continuing Education Units: 3 CEUs
This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations:
  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) 
  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
Note: CASAT has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6492. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CASAT is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME)*
*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 University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT), University of Nevada, Reno.  The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program provides 1 CME credit towards the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids, or addiction during each licensure period. 

Registration for this training is currently closed..