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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Preventing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Through Assessment and Physician Guidance

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April 12, 2019

About this Conference:
Providers completing this activity will understand the addictive disease process and incorporate the SBIRT screening questions into the history and physical for every patient. Providers will be able to use motivational interviewing techniques to address risk reduction measures in a nonjudgmental health context and follow-up on the agreed upon risk reduction plan with the patient.

***Meets TN Prescribing Practices Credit Requirements***

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Target Audience:
Physicians practicing in the areas of internal medicine, family medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, medical students, and nursing students.

Overall Conference Objectives:

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

  • Understand the disease process of addiction
  • Recognize the risk factors and causes of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Understand the process of SBIRT
  • Implement a screening tool and provide a brief intervention

University of Tennessee Medical Center
Wood Auditorium
1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN, 37920

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*Lunch will be provided

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Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees are refundable less a $20.00 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 $20.00 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.

Activity Director:
Karen Pershing, MPH
Metro Drug Coalition, Executive Director

Educational Planner:
Marta Gouge
Marta Gouge, BS
Educational Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
(423) 439-8074

Accreditation and Designation:

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 the Metro Drug Coalition. Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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The 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.  Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  You must select a physician credential to receive CME credits.

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A maximum of 2.5 (2.83 CH; .33 CH for pharmacology CE) continuing nursing education hours have been approved 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. You must select a nursing credential when registering.

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