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The Opioid Crisis: The Role of Narcan, New Opioid Prescribing Laws, and NAS Prevention

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The Opioid Crisis: The Role of Narcan, New Opioid Prescribing Laws, and NAS Prevention

Thursday, December 6, 2018

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Blount Memorial Hospital Auditorium

907 E Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804

 

About this Conference:
This two hour conference is designed to educate local health care providers on substance abuse and prevention strategies; including the new opioid prescribing regulations that will be effective January 1, 2019 and how to integrate these into daily practice, describe the role naloxone plays n harm reduction and patients that are candidates for co-prescribing, and discuss the causes and prevention of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS).

Keynote Speaker:
Brian Winbigler, PharmD

Agenda:
Click here to view the agenda

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

Target Audience:
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, and other health care professionals involved in patient care and the prescribing of opioid medications.

Overall Conference Objectives:

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

  • Integrate the new opioid prescribing regulations (effective Jan. 1, 2019) into daily practice
  • Assessing what role naloxone (NARCAN) plays in harm reduction, and whether patients are candidates for co-prescribing
  • The causes of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), and weighing the risk versus benefit of prescribing opioids to women of childbearing age

Address:
907 E Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804

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Fees:
There is no fee for registration.

Registration:
Click here to register or call (423) 439-8027

Activity Director:
Brian Winbigler, PharmD

Educational Planner:
Elizabeth Wolf, Educational Planner
Elizabeth Wolf, MBA, CPPS, CPHRM
Educational Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
(423) 439-8088
wolfes1@etsu.edu

Conflicts of Interest:
Activity Director Disclosure
Brian Winbigler, PharmD None
   
Planning Committee Members Disclosure
Elizabeth Wolf, MBA, CPPS, CPHRM, CHCP 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 Blount County Community Health Initiative’s Substance Abuse Prevention Action Team (SAPAT). 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 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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