Essentials - Adolescent Substance Use- How to Recognize Screen and Communicate

Epidemiology and prevalence of drug use in young adults and teens and will include clinical pathways available for clinicians.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand what drugs are used
2. Accept data that outline frequency of use
3. Options available to parents and teens for treatment

Marla Kushner, DO, FACOFP, FASAM, FSAHM

Dr. Marla Kushner graduated from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Family Medicine residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan and completed an Adolescent/ Young Adult Medicine Fellowship at Chicago Osteopathic Hospital and Rush-Pres St. Lukes Hospital in Chicago. After her fellowship Dr. Kushner began working with adolescent substance abuse facilities in Chicago and received certification in Addiction Medicine from the American Society of Addiction Medicine and is a distinguished fellow of ASAM. She is a Diplomate in the American Board of Addiction Medicine.  Dr. Kushner received her fellowship in the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians in March 2013 and is currently the medical director for New Hope Recovery Center in Chicago and two high school-based health centers in Chicago. She has a family medicine practice with a focus on adolescent and addiction medicine.

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Pre-test: Adolescent Substance Use- How to Recognize Screen and Communicate
8 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/8 points to pass
8 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/8 points to pass In order to be CME compliant, a pre-test is required. You will not be graded on this test.
Adolescent Substance Use- How to Recognize Screen and Communicate
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Open to view video. Epidemiology & prevalence of drug use in young adults and teens and will include clinical pathways available for clinicians. Learning Objectives: 1. Understand what drugs are used 2. Accept data that outline frequency of use 3. Options available to parents and teens for treatment
Post Test: Adolescent Substance Use- How to Recognize Screen and Communicate
8 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  6/8 points to pass
8 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  6/8 points to pass A post test is required for CME. You will need a minimum of 70 percent to pass and receive your certificate. You are allowed up to 3 attempts to pass.
Medical Certificate
Up to 0.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 0.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available AOA Category 1B Credit(s)