Accreditation & Certification


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME), CE Learning Systems, and the Institute the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare (IABHC). NACCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Intended Learners:

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, registered nurses, social workers, addiction professionals,, prevention professionals, certified counselors, law enforcement officials and psychologists..

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss evidence that the supplies of Rx stimulants and illicit stimulants are increasing and are increasing at a faster rate than opioids.
  • Identify methods available to monitor what is going on with multiple types of drug misuse, including nonmedical use of stimulants and use of illicit stimulants.
  • Explain how available tools can be used to establish an early warning system to alert all stakeholders to emerging threats so prevention and other responses can be launched in time.
  • Understand the most recent 2018 DEA surveillance data involving cocaine.
  • Understand data analysis showing increased use of cocaine and overdose deaths.
  • Apply new concepts and approaches in treatment and prevention.


Steering Commitee:

Hugo J. Barrera, Director, South Florida High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area; John Dyben, DHSc, MCAP, CMHP, ICAD
Chief Clinical Officer, Origins Behavioral Healthcare; Jim Hall, Senior Epidemiologist, Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities,Nova Southeastern University, John Eadie, MPA, Coordinator, Public Health and Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Project, National Emerging Threat Initiative, A National HIDTA Initiative

Independant Peer Reviewer

Mary Ryan Woods, MSHS, LADC, BC-RN, LCS



NACCME designates this Summit for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

NACCME designates the Ethics Workshop for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The live, knowledge-based Summit (Universal Activity Number: JA0006201-9999-18-179-L01-P) has been approved for a maximum of 17.25 contact hours (1.725 CEUs). The live, knowledge-based Ethics Workshop (JA0006201-9999-18-180-L01-P) has been approved for 3.0 (.3 CEUs).

The certificate is not the official record of your participation in the activity. The official record of credit will be the information in CPE Monitor system. The deadline to claim credit is January 15, 2019. Following ACPE Policy, NACCME will not be able to report your claimed credit to CPE Monitor after this 60-day period. Eligibility for pharmacy credit is contingent upon the successful completion of a post-test and/or evaluation for each activity or session attended.


This continuing nursing education activity awards 17.25 contact hours for the Summit and 3.0 for the Ethics Workshop.

This activity will also award pharmacotherapeutic contact hours. However, the final credits so designated will not be announced until all content is reviewed and approved.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 17.25 contact hours for the Summit and 3.0 contact hours for the Ethics Workshop.            


NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 17.25 AAPA Category 1 credits for the Summit. The Ethics Workshop is designated for 3.0 for 17.25 AAPA Category 1 credits.  PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


Addiction Professional Summit’s continuing education co-sponsor, CE Learning Systems, LLC, dba, has been approved to offer continuing education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. AHCPAD  provider number is: 18-1460.
Credit may be claimed for all Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS).
APA, American Psychological Association
CE Learning Systems, LLC, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is approved.
Credit may be claimed for psychologists, mental health professionals.
CE Learning Systems LLC, (Provider #1020), is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of State Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education ACE program. CE Learning Systems, LLC, maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
Credit may be claimed for social workers.

CA - BBS, California Board of Behavioral Sciences
CA BBS does not offer provider status anymore.
Any professional belonging to the CA BBS make take a course that is approved by a national approval agency (APA, ASWB) and still receive credit for it.
CCAPP - The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals
CCAPP is an  approved provider.
This program has been approved.
Provider Number OS-11-154-0819
Approval Period 08-30-2017 to 08-30-2019
Credit may be claimed for all drug counselors, CCS- Certified Clinical Supervisor and CCPS -Certified Clinical Supervisor.
IC&RC- International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium
The  program is approved by IC&RC.
IC&RC is the global leader in the credentialing of prevention, addiction treatment, and recovery professionals.
  • Alcohol & Drug Counselor (ADC)
  • Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (AADC)
  • Clinical Supervisor (CS)
  • Prevention Specialist (PS)   
  • Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP)
  • Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP)
  • Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomate (CCDPD)
  • Peer Recovery (PR)
NBCC - National Board for Certified Counselors
Vendome Group, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6791.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Vendome Group, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Credit may be claimed for counselors.
NAADAC - The Association for the Addiction Professionals
This course has been approved by Vendome Group, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider # 99312, Vendome Group LLC is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
Credit may be claimed for counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals.
Florida State Board /CE Broker Participants
Psychologist, Social Worker, Counselor and LMFTs
Any participants that are licensed through state boards in Florida will need to complete the evaluation through CE-GO to receive your certificate of attendance..  You will need to self report your session activity participation and hours directly to CE Broker.

NY – Social Workers
,CE Learning Systems SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0060.
Ohio CSWMFT Board
Social Workers licensed by the Ohio board can earn credit based on the Association of Social Work Boards approval.
Request for Post Program approval must be submitted prior to renewing your license for out of state face to face training's, non-approved programs taken online or through home-study , authored publications, college course work, teaching or presentations, distance learning training's and webinars that have not been approved by the board.  This applies to both Counselors and MFT's. Social Worker credit is accepted based on ASWB approval.
Please click here for more information from the Ohio State Board.
PA LPCs, LMFTs, Social Workers
In addition to providers approved under 49.34 (relating to registration of continuing education providers who offer one course or program), the Board finds the following entities have currently met the standards in 49.35 (relating to standards for courses and programs). Accordingly, the following are approved providers
Most state boards accept both NASW and ASWB for Social Work approval. For Social Workers attending the event, please refer to your state licensing requirements for renewal.