Activity ID



March 5, 2022

Format Type


CME Credit



$149 - $199

CME Provider: American Society of Addiction Medicine

Description of CME Course

The ASAM Criteria Course is comprised of a comprehensive suite of competency-based learning activities in a live interactive webinar delivery format that meet the learning needs of the multiple audiences and results in the appropriate use of the Criteria in practice. This is a practical training designed to help beginner, intermediate, and advanced counselors, social workers, administrators, and other clinical staff develop patient-centered service plans and make objective decisions about patient admission, continuing care, and transfer/discharge for individuals with addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions. The workshop content is based on information found in The ASAM Criteria: Treatment Criteria for Addictive, Substance-Related, and Co-Occurring Conditions, Third Edition and incorporates an opportunity for participants to practice applying the information through case-based activities.

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Educational Objectives

Describe the underlying principles and concepts of the ASAM Criteria.
Identify the six dimensions of the ASAM Criteria’s multidimensional patient assessment.
Determine treatment priorities based on risk assessment to guide treatment and service planning.
Determine an appropriate level of care and treatment priorities based on risk assessment.
Implement the ASAM Criteria, in the context of system challenges, for patients with addiction to ensure appropriate level of care and treatment outcomes.


Addiction, Addiction Medicine, Primary Care


Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, Systems-based Practice

CME Credit Type

AAFP Prescribed Credit, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Physician Well-being activity

Organizational Culture of Wellness, Efficiencies in Medical Practice

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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