The Science of Opioid Addiction & The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: a Public Health Approach to an Epidemic

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, Lunch 11:00 am, Presentation 11:30 - 3:00 pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM until 03:00 PM
Location And Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Face-To-Face
Location Name
Debarr Residential Treatment Center
Address
1500 Debarr Circle
City
Anchorage
State / Province
AK
Zip / Postal Code
99508
Country
United States
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

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Host
NorthStar Behavioral Health
Instructor
Dr Joshua Sonkiss, ACMHS & Dr Jay C. Butler, MD, FAAP, MACP, FIDSA, Chief Medical Officer: DHSS

Credits

C.E. Credit: 3.00 [pending]
North Star Behavioral Health is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. North Star Behavioral Health designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3 credit(s) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Training Overview Description

This activity is designed to change physician and clinical competencies, practice performance, and improve patient outcomes through the following objectives:

  1. participants will be able to explain the difference between tolerance, withdrawal, dependence and addiction and will be able to apply evidence-based approaches in diagnosis, treatment and referral for opioid use disorder.

  2. participants will understand how the reward circuit functions in opioid use disorder
    Presenters: Dr Joshua Sonkiss, ACMHS & Dr Jay C. Butler, MD, FAAP, MACP, FIDSA, Chief Medical Officer: Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services

Event-specific Details

The Science of Opioid Addiction & The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: a Public Health Approach to an Epidemic

Presenters: Dr Joshua Sonkiss, ACMHS & Dr Jay C. Butler, MD, FAAP, MACP, FIDSA, Chief Medical Officer: DHSS

This activity is designed to change physician and clinical competencies, practice performance, and improve patient outcomes through the following objectives:

  1. participants will be able to explain the difference between tolerance, withdrawal, dependence and addiction and will be able to apply evidence-based approaches in diagnosis, treatment and referral for opioid use disorder.

  2. participants will understand how the reward circuit functions in opioid use disorder

Join us for this event and receive 3 free CMEs.

Please click here to register by January 29th, 2018 to participate in-person or via teleconference

Directions for participation via teleconference:
The moderator will open the line at 11:20 am, at which time you can call in. The lunch and learn will begin at 11:30 am.

Call: 1-800-315-6338

Enter: 320132#

Once you have connected, please mute your phone.

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Registration Information

North Star Behavioral Health Website
www.northstarbehavioral.com
The PowerPoint and the evaluation form for the lunch and learn presentation are accessible through the North Star Behavioral Health website under the tab "Current Events".
At the end of the lunch and learn presentation, please complete the evaluation form and return it to:

Denise Gleason
Executive Assistant to the CEO
North Star Behavioral Health
2530 DeBarr Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99508
907-258-7575
Fax: 907-277-7844
E-mail: denise.gleason@uhsinc.com