ExpiredSummit on Treatment of Opioid-Dependent Patients and Pain

  • November 11, 2016
    7:45 am - 4:45 pm

2nd Annual Catholic Medical Center Summit on Treatment of Opioid-Dependent Patients and Pain on Friday November 11, 2016 at SERESC in Bedford, NH 7:45am-4:30pm. This important & timely conference will provide healthcare professionals with an update on:

  • – new opioid prescribing legislation
  • -role of “drug court”
  • -strategies for non-opiate analgesia
  • -enhancements to New Hampshire’s PDMP
  • -community-based treatment and rehabilitation resources
  • -NH law enforcement efforts
  • -Mass General Hospital’s inpatient SUD consult service
  • -VAMC’s substance abuse team

The target audience for this conference includes physicians, dentists, podiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other prescribers, nurses, social workers, allied health professionals, pharmacists, and social service agencies since only with a coordinated effort by these stakeholders will we solve this problem.

Distinguished speakers include:

  • · Joseph Laplante, Chief Judge, United States District Court of NH
  • · Sarah Wakeman, MD, Medical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital SUD Initiative
  • · Andrew Kowal, MD, Director, Interventional Pain Management Center, Lahey Hospital
  • · Daniel A. Goonan, Chief, Manchester Fire Department
  • · James Vara, JD, Governor’s Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health (Drug Czar)
  • · Michelle Ricco-Jonas, Program Manager, NH Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
  • · Joseph Foster, JD, New Hampshire Attorney General
  • · Christina Neiman, MD, Leader, Substance Abuse Team, VA Medical Center Manchester

Conference registration is just $25. 7 CME/CEU credits and lunch will be provided. Please share this announcement, adjust your schedule and register online here! Last year’s event sold out quickly so please register now.

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