May 17, 2017
The Practical Application of Reducing Dependence on Opioid Prescribing

How CDC Guidelines, Alternative Therapies, and Community Partnerships Can Help Your Practice

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Registration is required

May 17, 2017
8 a.m.–2 p.m.

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Opioid Prescribing Flyer

The Practical Application of Reducing Dependence on Opioid Prescribing: How CDC Guidelines, Alternative Therapies, and Community Partnerships Can Help Your Practice

Overview

Attendees will learn about current state legislation that relates to prescribing controlled substances and review details of SB459 that passed in 2015. Presenters will discuss alternative methods for pain treatment, the value of the CDC guidelines for prescribing narcotic medications, how to screen patients for substance use disorders, and how to partner with substance abuse treatment professionals. Additionally, attendees will learn the cost to employers and society when a patient is kept on narcotic medications for more than a few weeks.

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Registration

  • The per-participant registration fee is $25
  • The conference registration deadline is May 10, 2017.
  • Must register in advance to attend.

Location

  • Harrah's Reno 219 N Center St. Reno, NV 89501
  • Category
  • Conference
  • Continuing Education
  • Audience
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Health Professional
  • Researcher
  • Student
  • Region
  • North (Reno Area)

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