Summary

This module describes how ASAM Criteria decision logic identifies patient needs with treatment services [04:39].

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the ASAM Criteria decision rule logic.
  2. Recognize the connection between the six ASAM Dimensions in the ASAM Criteria and the ASAM Levels of Care.
  3. Identify the modalities of each of the six ASAM Dimensions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aImw_YNh_Xk&feature=youtu.be

Summary

This module shows a case example of matching treatment services for a female patient who has a diagnosis of alcohol use disorder, cannabis use disorder, and major depression. Assessment tools like ASAM CONTINUUM™ help clinicians capture rich information about patients to make treatment recommendations. [10:03]

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the dimensions that the issues in the case study relate to, and how they interact with one another.
  2. Understand the importance of being thorough in a clinical assessment interview.
  3. Use the ASAM Criteria decision rule logic to place the hypothetical patient into the appropriate level of care.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zO2PSHftow

Summary 

This module shows a case example of a male patient who drinks and uses opioids heavily, has a family history of alcoholism, and suffers from major depression with suicidal ideation. Assessment tools like ASAM CONTINUUM™ help clinicians capture rich information about patients to make treatment recommendations. [06:31]

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the dimensions that each of the issues in the case study relate to, and how they interact with one another.
  2. Understand the importance of being thorough in a clinical assessment interview.
  3. Use the ASAM Criteria decision rule logic to place the hypothetical patient into the appropriate level of care.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NI9g-mNucF4

Summary

This module covers a general overview of ASAM CONTINUUM™; including a product orientation and training on conducting clinical assessments. [20:20]

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the different question types and approaches, answer types and approaches, and how to correctly enter information into ASAM CONTINUUM™.
  2. Summarize what the icons, color themes, and buttons within the assessment imply.
  3. Develop the skills needed to conduct a proper clinical assessment interview using ASAM CONTINUUM™.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSXN2RzJ_eo&t=16s

Summary

This module provides a step-by-step training on how to navigate the CO-Triage™ Assessment. [36:07]

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the types of questions that will be asked within the full CO-Triage™ Assessment, and how the questions relate to one another and the ASAM Criteria.
  2. Understand how to approach both verbal and observation questions.
  3. Recognize the diverse types of answer choices under each question, and how to select the answer that best fits the patient’s response.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAj7hgfqDf0&t=11s

Summary

This module provides a training on how to interpret the CO-Triage™ Report. [04:04]

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the purpose and intent of the CO-Triage™ report, and its relationships to the ASAM Criteria.
  2. Recognize what the CO-Triage™ Report looks like and what information it includes and does not include.
  3. Accurately interpret a CO-Triage™ Report to take the appropriate next steps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Re-ZL7hHm1k

Summary

This module provides a step-by-step training on how to navigate ASAM CONTINUUM™ in conducting a comprehensive patient assessment. [15:58]

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the types of questions that will be asked within the full ASAM CONTINUUM™ assessment, and how they relate to one another.
  2. Understand how to approach both verbal and observation questions in ASAM CONTINUUM™.
  3. Recognize the diverse types of answer choices in ASAM CONTINUUM™ assessment questions, and how to select the answer that best fits the patient’s response.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiP6j1a3Z6I&t=7s

Summary

This modules provides a step-by-step training on how to navigate the Drug and Alcohol section of the ASAM CONTINUUM™ assessment. [22:40]

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the specific types of questions that will be asked in the Drug and Alcohol section, and how to approach them using a personalized interview style.
  2. Understand the branching system in the Drug and Alcohol section, and how the questions relate to one another.
  3. Accurately and thoroughly enter patient information to complete the Drug and Alcohol section.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2M5Vp7DKF8

Summary

This module provide a step-by-step training on how to navigate the Family and Social History section of the ASAM CONTINUUM™ assessment. [07:25]

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the specific types of questions that will be asked in the Family and Social History section, and how to approach them using a personalized interview style.
  2. Understand the branching system in the Family and Social History section, and how the questions relate to one another.
  3. Accurately and thoroughly enter patient information to complete the Family and Social History section.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhxPnNgfoUQ

Summary

This module provides a step-by-step training on how to navigate the ASAM CONTINUUM™ Psychosocial section. [07:46]

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the specific types of questions that will be asked in the Psychosocial section, and how to approach them using a personalized interview style.
  2. Understand the branching system in the Psychosocial section, and how the questions relate to one another.
  3. Accurately and thoroughly enter patient information to complete the Psychosocial section.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ufk5p6a4E5c

Summary

This module provides a training on how to interpret the ASAM CONTINUUM™ Summary Report; including understanding the diagnostic suggestions, qualifiers, withdrawal scales, addiction severity index composite scores, critical items, dimensional analysis, access to treatment issues, and final level of care recommendations. [11:22]

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the purpose and intent of the ASAM CONTINUUM™ Summary Report, and its relationship to the ASAM Criteria and treatment planning.
  2. Recognize what the ASAM CONTINUUM™ Summary Report looks like and what information it includes and does not include.
  3. Accurately interpret an ASAM CONTINUUM™ Summary Report to take the appropriate next steps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW7wGRhzdZg

Summary

This module describes ASAM CONTINUUM’s New Biopsychosocial Narrative Report and provides users with an overview of the new enhancement [32:10].

Learning Objectives

  1. Brief Overview of ASAM CONTINUUM and Overview of the Narrative Report
  2. Explanation of Content
  3. Benefits of the Narrative Report
  4. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

 

Summary

This module describes ASAM CONTINUUM’s New Biopsychosocial Narrative Report and provides users with an explanation of the problem list and how it’s used to help develop a treatment plan [29:01]

Learning Objectives

  1. Explanation of the Problem List
  2. Benefits of the Problem List
  3. How the Problem List is used to Develop a Treatment Plan
  4. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Summary

This module describes ASAM CONTINUUM’s New Biopsychosocial Narrative Report and provides users with an explanation of how the patient’s perceptions of problems compared to the clinician perception are captured in the report [31:45].

Learning Objectives

  1. Understanding the Patient Self Perception of Problems
  2. Understanding the Clinician’s Perception
  3. Overview of how the report captures perceptions