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Additional Exam Study Resources

Resources Included with Course Registration

Experience the full value The ASAM Virtual Review Course has to offer! Registration provides complimentary access to these resources:
  • Three years of on-demand access to full-course recordings within 30 days after event
  • Complimentary electronic course syllabus with session slides and textbook references
  • Instant access to CME certificates upon completion of the course and evaluation

Additional Tools and Resources Available

Board Exam Study Tool (BEST) (40 CME)

This Board Exam Study Tool (BEST) is an updated, interactive, and engaging tool which prepares physicians for the 200-question ABPM certification exam. The BEST includes over 800 board exam-style questions developed, reviewed, and mapped to ABPM exam blueprint content areas by national experts and is available 24/7 on-demand. The BEST also offers:

  • 45 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
  • Excerpts and summary highlights from the The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine, Sixth Edition
  • Rationales and justifications for exam-style questions
  • Study-mode remediation feature to indicate your score in comparison to peers and identify your learning gaps
  • Online remote proctoring to simulate live test-taking
  • Didactic content, a glossary of terms, learning activities, and assessments
Review Course registrants may purchase the 2021 BEST at a special rate when registering before July 22, 2021. Simply select “2021 Board Exam Study Tool (BEST)” during the “Sessions” step of Review Course registration to receive the special discounted rate.

Click here to access the 2021 BEST.

Textbook Resources

The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine and The ASAM Essentials of Addiction Medicine are great study tools for the ABPM Certification Examination. Visit to purchase your copy of these valuable texts now or call 1-800-638-3030.


Principles, 6th Edition

(Published November 2018)
• The leading textbook in the field of addiction medicine
• Updated with the latest developments
• Basic reference text for the Review Course
• Available online and can be accessed on any device

Essentials, 2nd Edition

(Published March 2019)
• Quick reference book on virtually all addiction medicine topics
• Companion to the larger ASAM Principles textbook
• Authoritative information on everything addiction medicine
• Concise, easy-to-navigate format for ease of reference