Addiction Medicine Symposium

Thursday October 19, 2017


Conference starts in:

Southampton Hospital - Southampton, NM
1 Day Conference October 19th, 2017
7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

The Addiction Medicine Symposium will increase knowledge and improve performance of Medical Staff Members, Residents, Nurses and other Healthcare personnel when working with patients who have addiction dependency. Gaps in knowledge regarding medications, ethical and legal practices, pain and symptom management will be addressed by the presenters thereby giving the audience greater understanding and knowledge.

To Register for this event, please send an email to Caitlin Molter at cmolter@southamptonhospital.org
or call (631) 726-0409 x 106.

Dates and Times

Start: 10/19/2017 8:00 AM
End: 10/19/2017 5:00 PM

Objectives

  • Comprehend addition as a disorder that involves elements of both impulsivity and compulsivity.
  • Be familiar with the three stages of addiction: binge/intoxication, withdrawal/negative affect and preoccupation/anticipation.
  • Have a better understanding of ways to treat pain.
  • Be aware of the legal and ethical issues when prescribing opiates to patients.

Speakers

  • Dr. Shawn Cannon
    • The Opiate Crises-Heroin Addiction in America 2017
  • Dr. Dean Drosnes
    • Treating Pain, in an Era of Opiate Addiction
  • Dr. Michael McCormick
    • SBIRT
  • Dr. Dean Olsen
    • Amphetamines and Methamphetamine on Long Island
  • Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds
    • Long Island Addiction - The Depth of the Problem

Location

Southampton Hospital
240 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NM 11968

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.