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Opioid Guideline Changes and Next Steps

When: 06/13/17 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM 06/13/17
Where: Providence Willamette Falls Education Center - 159 15th St., Oregon City, OR 97045

This training is held in partnership with Clackamas County Public Health Division.

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Who should attend: This event is intended for prescribers in primary care or specialty practice settings.

Join us for a 4-hour lunch presentation on changes to the opioid guidelines and alternative ways to treat individuals who are in pain and at risk for opioid dependence. This presentation is for prescribers in primary care or specialty practice settings. 

Jim Shames, MD, medical director for Jackson County, will discuss the new opioid guidelines and how they result in safer prescribing. 

TJ Melville, MPT, and Nora Stern, PT, MS PT, physical therapists at Providence Health Services, will explore new strategies and frameworks for managing persistent pain. 

Jessica Gregg, MD, PhD, affiliate associate professor at OHSU, will focus on the neurobiology of addiction, the role of Suboxone in the treatment of addiction, and the induction process in a primary care setting.

Cost: $20 per person (through May 26); $30 per person (after May 26)

CME: Participants may earn up to 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of OHSU School of Medicine and FamilyCare Health. The OHSU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit
OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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