The University of Arizona

Course 1: Treatment Modalities and Treatment Settings for Illicit Drug Abuse

We are currently not providing CME credit for this course. We are hoping to continue providing the CME credit at a later date. Please check back for any updates. Thank you and sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This online educational activity is accredited by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)* and is provided free of charge. For information on the applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit:

  1. Review the descriptions of the target audience, goals, learning objectives, credit availability, and accreditation statement.
  2. REGISTER and create a user account in order to have access to the activity.
  3. Study the educational content.
  4. Complete the post-test online. To receive a completion certificate, you must receive a passing score of 70% or above.
  5. Print a copy of the completion certificate.
  6. Submit the certificate to the AAFP or your professional licensing board.

Target Audience

This course is intended for healthcare professionals, including primary care clinicians, nurses, and emergency treatment personnel.


The goal of this activity is to familiarize healthcare professionals with the major types of modalities and settings for drug treatment.

Educational Objectives

By the end of the course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the major types of drug treatment, both psychosocial and pharmacological
  2. Describe the major types of drug treatment settings
  3. Understand the factors that affect choice of treatment setting.

Credit Available

Physicians - maximum of 1.0 AAFP Prescribed credit(s) for physicians.

All other healthcare professionals completing continuing education credit for this activity will also be issued a certificate of participation.

*Accreditation Statement

This activity has been reviewed for up to 1 Prescribed credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins 07/01/08. Term of approval is one year from this date, with option for yearly renewal.