Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain

November 17, 2012
Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH

 

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Safe & Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain

 

Agenda

7:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00am
Welcome
Kathryn Bradley

8:05am
Course Objectives
Daniel Alford, MD, MPH

8:10am
Scope of the Problem
Seddon Savage, MD

8:25am
Opioid Efficacy, Safety and How to Prescribe
Daniel Alford, MD, MPH

8:55am
Assessment and Monitoring Tools
(Video Demonstration:  Starting Opioids, Discussing Monitoring)
Jeffrey Baxter, MD

9:35am
Questions and Answers

10:00am
Break

10:20am
Communicating with Patients About Chronic Opioid Use
(Video Demonstration:  Assessing aberrant opioid taking behavior, increasing monitoring)
Daniel Alford, MD, MPH

11:00am
Exit Strategies from Outpatient Opioid Therapy
(Video Demonstration:  Addressing lack of opioid benefit and excessive risk, discontinuing opioids)
Seddon Savage, MD

11:40am
Questions and Answers

12:05pm
Break

12:25pm
New Hampshire Resources
Seddon Savage, MD

12:45pm
Prescription Narcotic Diversion: The View from Law Enforcement (with Q&A)
Panelists:
Chris Schambarger, R.Ph., NH State Police
Trooper First Class Marc Beaudoin, NH State Police
Nancy Coffey, US Drug Enforcement Administration

1:30pm
Adjourn