Addiction Medicine Symposium - 2018

Thursday October 18, 2018


This conference has already taken place.


Stony Brook Southampton University Campus - Southampton, NY
1 Day Conference October 18th, 2018
6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

This symposium will increase knowledge and improve performance of Medical Staff Members, Residents, Nurses, social workers 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 use the following link:
https://caron.org/addiction-medicine-symposium

Dates and Times

Start: 10/18/2018 8:00 AM
End: 10/18/2018 5:00 PM

Objectives

  • Comprehend addiction 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
    • Educating Residents and Medical Students on Addiction
  • Dr. Gregory Gable
    • Healthcare Professional and Substance Use Disorder
  • Dr. Joseph Garbely
    • Understanding Substance Abuse Disorder
  • Dr. Thomas Jan
    • Medical Marijuana: Fact vs. Myth
  • Dr. Dean Olsen
    • The Opioid Epidemic: From Prescription to Death to Everything in Between
  • Dr. Richard Rosenthal
    • Epidemiology of the Current Epidemic and New Delivery Systems of Medication for Medical Assisted Treatment
  • Dr. Alexandra Stratyner
    • The Real Effects of Marijuana on Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Dr. Harris Stratyner
    • The Real Effects of Marijuana on Co-Occurring Disorders

Location

Stony Brook Southampton University Campus
Avram Theater
239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 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 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.