Tony Thrasher, DO, DFAPA.
President, American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP). Medical Director of Crisis Services, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health, Milwaukee, WI. Clinical Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
Dr. Thrasher has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Medical notes may never be the same again. The Open Notes policy allows patients to read their record without delay, and nearly prevents doctors from withholding notes in the interest of safety. Here we share tips on how to use this policy to enhance the therapeutic relationship.
Michael Weaver, MD, FASAM.
Professor and medical director at the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addictions, University of Texas Medical School.
Dr. Weaver has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Addiction is often lifelong phenomenon, but many patients may still wish to end treatment. We discuss the reasons why a patient might ask to “complete” their treatment and provide you with strategies for talking with patients about ceasing therapeutic treatments for substance use disorders.