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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Opioid Addiction: Improving Patient Outcomes

Monday, December 12, 2016

6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Methodist Medical Center

Oak Ridge, TN

 

About this Conference:

This activity will provide training on addiction and proper prescribing of medications for addiction treatment (MAT).  Educating healthcare providers should help to alleviate preconceived ideas about treatment of opioid use disorder and ultimately reduce the number of patients obtaining certain classes of narcotics in quantities greater than 7 a day.

Keynote Speaker(s):

Dr. Steven Loyd

Agenda:

Click here to view the Syllabus

Presentations:

Click here to view presentations (as they become available).

Target Audience:

Family medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, OB/GYN physicians, pediatricians, emergency medicine physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and nurses

Overall Conference Objectives:

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Screen and assess patients for substance use disorders.
  • Identify best practices for prescribing opioids for pain.
  • Understand the comparative effectiveness of medications for addiction treatment (MAT).
  • Address opioid use in women of childbearing age.

Address:

Methodist Medical Center
Ridge Conference Room
990 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN

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Fees:

All Registrants $25

Registration:

Registration for this event is now closed. Walk-in registrants will be accepted at the door if space allows. Payment by check and credit card only will be accepted.

Activity Director:

Catherine Brunson, Prescription Drug Task Force Coordinator


Conference Planner:

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Donna Dougherty 
Educational Planner 
Office of Continuing Medical Education 
East Tennessee State University 
423-439-8078

Accreditation:

 

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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 the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and the Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of Enter number of hours here AMA PRA Category 2.5 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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CNE Credit: Up to 2.50 continuing nursing education contact hours and 1.75 credit hours for pharmacology continuing education will be offered for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinators time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings.  If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here Questions? Contact 

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