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Educational Videos

The Chester County Medical Society Eductional Videos are previously recorded webinars and meetings for educational purposes only.

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PAMED & CCMS

Please enjoy this educational video about the benefits of joining the Pennsylvania Medical Society and The Chester County Medical Society, one of the oldest medical societies in the United States, serving West Chester, PA.

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The Disease Model of Addiction - Lecture #1

Presented by: Christoper Davis, D.O., Diplomate ABIM, ABAM, ABPM, FASAM

In this lecture, we will discuss the neurobiology of addiction, activation of the limbic system, the role of chronic stress and trauma, factors involved in relapse to active addiction and the evolution of the DSM 4 criteria for abuse and dependency to the DSM 5 criteria for substance use disorder.

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Medicated Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder - Lecture #2

Presented by: Christoper Davis, D.O., Diplomate ABIM, ABAM, ABPM, FASAM

In this lecture, we will review the epidemiology of opioid use in the US, discuss the transition from heroin to fentanyl in the eastern part of the country and how it affected mortality rates, review opioid receptor neurobiology, and discuss therapies such as Methadone, Buprenorphine and Naltrexone and their outcome data in depth.

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