Addiction Medicine Symposium

Thursday October 19, 2017

This conference has already taken place.

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


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.

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Dates and Times

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


  • 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.


  • Dr. Shawn Cannon
    • The Opiate Crisis: Heroin Addiction in America 2017
  • Dr. Dean Drosnes
    • Chronic Pain in the Face of the Opioid Epidemic
  • Dr. Michael McCormick
    • Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
  • Dr. Dean Olsen
    • Amphetamines and Methamphetamines on Long Island
  • Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds
    • Long Island Addiction - The Depth of the Problem


Southampton Hospital
240 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NM 11968


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.