FamilyCare Health presents a free Medication Assisted Treatment waiver training to prescribe medication for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Event Status: Archived
This is the third installment of the ISDS Opioid Surveillance Webinar Series.
Webinar on the Researched Abuse, Diversion, and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS) system.
Dr. Scott K. Winiecki from the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Safe Use Team will present on “Opioids: Current and Future Directions for Addressing the Crisis.” He will discuss how the current situation evolved and focus on actions taken by the FDA to address the issues of opioid use, misuse, and abuse. In addition, he will review interventions from other sources, including academic researchers, state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, and other Federal Agencies. Specific approaches to be discussed will include the role of abuse deterrent formulations, the use of prescriber feedback, and the wider distribution of naloxone. Finally, Dr. Winiecki will touch upon possible directions and interventions that may be employed in the future.
A one-day course on structured communication approaches in a pain management setting.
Join us for a 4-hour lunch presentation on changes to the opioid guidelines and alternative ways to treat individuals who are in pain and at risk for opioid dependence.
43rd Annual Northwest Institute of Addictions Studies Conference
The Daily Journal of Commerce hosts a roundtable look at the issues employers are facing with this raging epidemic.
If Not Opiods, Then What?
3 days of in-depth, practical and leading-edge medical education by world-class pain medicine experts.
Experts from around the country will lead a dynamic, multi-faceted educational experience, including “TED” talks, small discussion groups, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and extended learning opportunities. Participants will learn how to approach the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain from a collaborative, multidisciplinary, non-opioid perspective, based upon current research and best practices.
By the completion of this program participants will:
- Understand the principles and best practices of chronic pain management.
- Learn how to better screen individuals who present with chronic pain and to create an appropriate management regime.
- Learn effective communication strategies for dealing with chronic pain patients, and in order to help them become motivated and engaged to make long-term changes to their health.
Physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, pharmacists, social workers, counselors, substance abuse treatment professionals, PT, OT, administrators, and other health care professionals who treat patients with chronic pain.
Professional training for yoga teachers, physical therapists, and other health professionals at OHSU.