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2019 Clinical and Legal Opioid Updat

Date: May 29, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM

2019 Clinical and Legal Opioid Update - Presented by MICIS

5:00 PM -8:30 PM
Jeff's Catering and Event Center
15 Littlefield Road, Brewer, ME 04401
Check-in begins at 4:30 PM
FREE- advanced registration is required
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The topics covered at this session will be:

2019 Clinical Opioid Update

Learning Objectives:

  • Review latest research relating to opioid + pain prescribing practices
  • Constantly consider harm reduction
  • Discuss opioid use disorder and treatments

2019 Legal Opioid Update

Learning Objectives:

  • Review impact of Chapter 488 in Maine
  • Discuss opioid laws, rules and initiatives of the new administration
  • Study Chapter 21 requirements & logical implementation
  • Investigate methods to further transform local and regional prescribing

Co-Prescribing Benzodiazepines and Opioids: The Black Box of Increased Overdose Risk

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the trends in benzodiazepine prescribing
  • Evaluate risks of co-prescribing benzodiazepines and opioids
  • Consider taper plans
  • Recall importance of risk reduction

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH and Peter Michaud, J.D., R.N.