Addiction 2021

Addiction 2021 is a module within the 2021 Virtual Opioid Rounds. You will be able to claim credit for all modules you complete at the end of the course.

The Addition module contains:

  • A presentation you must view in order to claim credit for this module. Please note that there is audio in the presentation. 
  • Evaluation
  • Credit Claiming (0.5 credits)


Once you complete this module, you can navigate back to the Parent Course, Virtual Opioid Rounds: A Multidisciplinary Approach, and select another module from the Take Course Tab.

After you have completed your selected modules, select the Virtual Opioid Rounds Evaluation & Summary Module to complete the overall evaluation and access your CME certificate.

Target Audience

This module is designed for members of the MCW community - MCW Faculty, MCP, CSG, CMG, CP and Zablocki VA physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with a current DEA certificate and who prescribe opioids for pain management.

Learning Objectives

Learners who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Describe how and when addiction happens
  • Explain elements of addiction
Additional information


Office of Continuing Professional Development
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-4900
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 0.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Mary-Anne Kowol, MD
Assistant Professor
Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Director
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 0.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Credits can be claimed once you have completed all the modules you have chosen. 

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 0.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


Please login or register to take this course.

Required Hardware/software

Please review the Power Point Presentation on Addiction. In order to access content, ensure your browser’s pop-up blocker is deactivated for this site and that your audio is on.