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.
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Dates and Times
Start: 10/18/2018 8:00 AM
End: 10/18/2018 5:00 PM
- 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.
Stony Brook Southampton University Campus
239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 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 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.