Fundamentals of Addiction

Presented by seven leading Canadian practitioners, the CSAM-SMCA Fundamentals of Addiction Course provides early-career clinicians and students with a solid foundation for continued learning in addictions care and treatment. The course covers biopsychosocial approaches to addiction as well as assessment, diagnosis, brief intervention and referral to treatment. Hear relevant, practical 45-minute presentations on the most commonly used substances including alcohol, sedatives, cannabis, opioids and stimulants, and get a short introduction to concurrent disorders.

The 2022 Fundamentals of Addiction Course takes place the day after the CSAM-SMCA 2022 Scientific Conference. Click here to learn more about the conference.

Sunday, November 6, 2022

Delta Bessborough Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Ticket Price

Standard Rate

Discounted Rate for Conference Attendees

Non-Member Physicians

Standard Rate

325.00

Discounted Rate for Conference Attendees

295.00

All Other Non-Members

Standard Rate

215.00

Discounted Rate for Conference Attendees

195.00

CSAM-SMCA Member Physicians

Standard Rate

290.00

Discounted Rate for Conference Attendees

260.00

CSAM-SMCA Health Care Professional and Associate Members

Standard Rate

200.00

Discounted Rate for Conference Attendees

180.00

CSAM-SMCA Early Career Members

Standard Rate

160.00

Discounted Rate for Conference Attendees

145.00

Students

Standard Rate

90.00

Discounted Rate for Conference Attendees

Facilitators

Course

Block 1:

Welcome

Biopsychosocial Approaches to Addiction

Presented by Dr. Ron Fraser

Assessment and Diagnosis; Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

Presented by Dr. Dave Martell

Break

Alcohol Use Disorder

Presented by Dr. Melanie Willows

Opioid Use Disorder

Presented by Dr. Morris Markentin

Lunch Break

Block 2:

Sedative-Hypnotic Use Disorder

Presented by Dr. Peter Butt

Cannabis Use Disorder

Presented by Dr. Ron Fraser

Break

Stimulant Use Disorder

Presented by Dr. Erin Knight

Concurrent Disorders

Presented by Dr. Jennifer Brasch

Wrap Up & Evaluation

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