Educational Forum on Prescription Drug Abuse

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Educational Forum on Prescription Drug Abuse
Saturday, February 8, 2014
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

On Saturday, February 8, 2014, Augusta Health is pleased to offer a free forum that will provide health care providers with knowledge and skills to apply in clinical practice regarding prescribing controlled substances.

Agenda: To view the agenda or learn more about the program click here.

Handouts: Click here to view the handouts

Registration: To register, click here or call at 423 439 8027.

Location: Augusta Health, ACC Conference Rooms 2/3, Fishersville, VA

Fees: There are no fees for this activity. However, advance registration is required.

Cancellation: While there is no charge to attend this program, there is a cost for it to be offered. If you have registered and find you cannot attend, please call Donna Dougherty at (423) 439-8027.

Target Audience: Practicing/Licensed MDs/DOs, APNs, PAs, Dentists, Pharmacists, and Medical Students in the Commonwealth.

Course Content and Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the legal and regulatory requirements for using controlled substances to treat chronic pain in Virginia
  • Illustrate how health care providers can work with law enforcement to curb prescription drug abuse in the region
  • Compare options available for treatment of opiate dependence (i.e., methadone maintenance therapy and buprenorphine) with a focus on safety, efficacy and appropriate prescribing precautions
  • Describe the universal precautions for prescribing controlled substances
  • Demonstrate how to use the PMP as a resource in patient-centered care

Activity Date and Time: This activity is scheduled from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturday, February 8, 2014

Activity Director: Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCPP, CGP; 
Associate Professor, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Education Credits:

logo Joint Providership: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University and SAFE, Inc.. Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  ACCME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
logo ACPE Credit: The Virginia Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  Taking the "Ouch" Out of Pain Management in Patients with Addiction 0278-0000-13-039-L01-P
2.0 hours
  Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP): Your Partner in Patient Management with Controlled Substances 0278-0000-13-040-L04-P
1.0 hours