The Dartmouth Center on Addiction, Recovery, and Education and the New England Institute of Addiction Studies are pleased to announce the:
9th Annual C. Everett Koop, M.D. Symposium on Addiction Medicine:
Addressing Opioid Use Disorders
Medications That Save Lives: Expanding access to buprenorphine, methadone, depot naltrexone, and naloxone
DATE: Thursday, December 3, 2015
LOCATION: Dartmouth – Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditorium H, Lebanon, NH
TIME: Check In 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.; Program: 9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
- New Hampshire Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services
- New Hampshire Governor’s Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs Healthcare Task Force
- New Hampshire Medical Society
- ALL Together
REGISTER ONLINE AT:
- Introduction and Overview of Pharmacological Treatment: Rationale, outcomes compared with psychosocial alone, duration of treatments)
- Burprenorphine (Suboxone and others); Exploring Models to Expand Availability
- Methadone Maintenance: Best Clinical Practices: Trends and Models of Care
- Safety Concerns
- Science and Clinical Practice with Depot Naltrexone (Vivitrol)
- Policies for Best Practices in Pharmacological Therapies: National, State, and Third Parties
- Integrating Psychosocial Therapies with Pharmacological Treatment: Addressing Stigma, Finding Recovery Supports, Special Issues
- Management of Pain in Patients on Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders
- Overdose of Prevention with Naloxone
- Sarah C. Akerman, MD – Geisel School of Medicine, Psychiatry
- Tom Groblewski, D.O., Statewide Director, Massachusetts Partnership for Correctional Healthcare
- John Hammel MD – Geisel School of Medicine, Psychiatry, and VA Medical Center
- Todd Mandell, M.D., Medical Director, Community Substance Abuse Services
- A. Kathryn Power, M.Ed., Regional Administrator, Region One, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Healther Preble, LCMHC, Clinical Director, Recover Together
- Seddon Savage, M.D., M.S. – Geisel School of Medicine
Physicians, nurses, addiction counselors, behavioral health clinicians, social workers, pharmacists, and other allied behavioral health professionals and health personnel working in general healthcare and behavioral healthcare settings; law enforcement and justice personnel; educators; legislators; and all interested in the topic.
The New England Institute is a recognized Sponsor of Continuing Education Activities by the Maine State Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors and the New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Professionals.
Application is being made for professional contact hours for social workers.
Fee: $80 for program, materials, coffee breaks, and contact hours. Lunch is on your own. Several options are available within the medical center.
To Register: Visit the New England Institute of Addiction Studies website at http://www.neias.org