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The Quillen College of Medicine Alumni Lecture: Chronic Pain Guidelines


The Office of Continuing Medical Education at Quillen College of Medicine Presents

The Quillen College of Medicine Alumni Lecture: Chronic Pain Guidelines

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Stanton-Gerber Hall, Small Auditorium
Building 178, VA Campus, Mountain Home, TN 37684

About this Conference: Acute and chronic pain are among the most common reasons for physician visits and taking prescribed controlled substances.  The treatment of pain could lead to or coincide with misuse or abuse of prescription medication.  Chronic Pain Guidelines will be taught, from a physicians standpoint, to address opioid misuse and abuse, as well as proper prescribing practices.
Keynote Speaker: Stephen Loyd, MD
Agenda: Click here to view the agenda
Presentation: Handouts will be available electronically as Presenters submit them. Click here.
Accommodations: The Carnegie Hotel & Spa (within a mile of ETSU campus) 
Hampton Inn - Johnson City  (within a mile of ETSU campus) 
Courtyard by Marriott- Johnson City (3.4 miles from ETSU campus)
Target Audience: Family Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, OB/GYN Physicians, Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, Surgeons, Emergency Medicine, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Psychologists
Overall Conference Objectives:

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

  • Document signs and symptoms of acute opiate withdrawal in patient charts
  • Increase efforts to recognize narcotics addiction in a way that Positively affects the strain on healthcare and correctional systems
  • Implement tools and checklists to assess risky prescribing practices of controlled substances
  • Cite evidence supporting screening for drug-seeking behaviors and chemical dependency
  • Utilize strategies to avoid over prescribing narcotics and breaking prescribing practice laws
Address:  East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, VA Campus Johnson City, Tennessee

Stanton-Gerber Hall Bldg. 178, Lower level.
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Fees: There is no registration fee for this event.
Registration: Click here to register online or call 423-439-5714. 
Activity Director: Caroline Abercrombie, MD
ACCME Logo ACCME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



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