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Quillen College of Medicine

Partners in Health: Treating the Opioid Crisis

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Partners in Health: Treating the Opioid Crisis

September 17, 2018

5:00 PM Dinner / 6:00 PM-9:00 PM Conference

Union University

205 Indian Lake Blvd

Room 128

Hendersonville, TN

About this Conference:
Medical forum to further educate healthcare professionals in the State of Tennessee and prepare them with the best methods of professional practice related to opioid addiction and prescribing.

Topics will include:
Co-prescribing practices
Recognizing potential substance abuse
Mental health treatment of addiction
Chronic pain self-management
Opioid best prescribing practices

Keynote Speakers:
Ramzi M. Bey, MD, MSc
Christopher Kerrigan, MD 

Agenda:
Click here for the agenda

Presentations:
Click here to view presentations (as they become available)

Target Audience:
All healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses, pharmacist, veterinarians, and medical and administrative staff of recovery programs


Overall Conference Objectives:

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

  • Apply best practices for prescribing opioids.
  • Demonstrate safe co-prescribing practices (opioid and naloxone).
  • Identify potential cases of substance use disorder and when to refer patients to a treatment program

Address:
Union University
205 Indian Lake Blvd
Room 128
Hendersonville, TN

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Fees:
All Registrants $50.00


Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees are refundable less a $50.00 administrative fee, for cancellations received in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the activity date. Refunds are not provided when the registration fee is $50.00 or less, or when a cancellation request is received less than 14 days prior to the start of the activity.

ETSU Quillen College of Medicine reserves the right to cancel CME activities. If an activity is cancelled, registrants will receive a full refund. 


Registration:
Click here to register

Activity Director:
Liz Johnson, MPH
Sumner County Anti-drug Coalition

Educational Planner:
Melissa Hood 
Melissa Hood, BS
Educational Coordinator
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
(423) 439-8026
hoodms@etsu.edu

Conflicts of Interest:
Activity Director Disclosure
Liz Johnson, MPH None
   
Planning Committee Members Disclosure
Patricia Harnois-Church None
Jeff Gray, PharmD, CDE Major stock/share holder Pfizer & Walgreens
Melissa Hood, BS None
 

Accreditation:
 

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ACCME Accreditation: 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 Sumner County Anti-drug Coalition. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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CNE Credit with Pharmacology: Up to a total of 3.0 continuing nursing education hours have been approved for this conference with 1.50 CNE designated as pharmacology contact hours. 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. 

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 ACPE accreditation pending

 
Veterinarians and all other participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

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