2022.02.11 | Technology and Addiction, Part 2 | Gambling, Gaming, and Cybersex

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2022.02.11 | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Technology and Addiction, Part 2 | Gambling, Gaming, and Cybersex | 1.5 contact hours or 1.5 CMEs | Petros Levounis, MD, MA

This session will inform healthcare professionals about the addictive potential of technology and help them view these addictions as legitimate psychiatric conditions worthy of medical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.

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2021.02.11 | Technology and Addiction, Part 2 | Gambling, Gaming, and Cybersex  | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | 1.5 contact hours or up to 1.5 CMEs

Description

Addiction to alcohol, tobacco, cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, benzodiazepines, cannabis, and opioids can be devastating, as we all know. But video games, online porn, internet gaming, internet gambling, and other technological addictions can be every bit as addictive as substances. These addictions can have real-world ramifications and lead to the loss of jobs, money, and loved ones. As technology becomes integrated into every facet of modern life, these technological addictions are becoming increasingly prevalent. To continue the discussion on neurobiology and addiction, this session will inform healthcare professionals about the addictive potential of technology and help them view these addictions as legitimate psychiatric conditions worthy of medical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List five forms of Technological Addictions as they appear in the scientific literature of 2022.
  2. Discuss the psychology and culture surrounding Internet Gaming addiction.
  3. Distinguish between normal use and addiction.
  4. Apply fundamental neurobiological concepts of addiction to the treatment of Technological Addictions.

FACILITATOR:

Petros Levounis, MD, MA Dr. Levounis serves as professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and chief of service at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Levounis came to Rutgers from Columbia University where he served as director of the Addiction Institute of New York from 2002 to 2013. read more

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Contact hours:

  • 1.5 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals
  • 1.5 contact hours independent study Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
  • 1.5 contact hours CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
  • 1.5 contact hours pending for alcohol and drug counselors from the board of alcohol and drug counselors
  • AMA Designation Statement The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and (CCSME). The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Completion of an electronic evaluation is required to receive a certificate of contact hours.

 

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