Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain

October 20, 2012
The Equinox, Manchester, VT

 

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Safe & Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain

 

Agenda

7:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00am
Welcome
David Herlihy

8:05am
Course Objectives & Scope of the Problem
Daniel Alford, MD, MPH

8:25am
Efficacy & Safety
Daniel Alford, MD, MPH

8:55am
Vermont Prescription Monitoring System
Meika Zilberberg

9:05am
Assessment and Monitoring Tools (Case Scenario #1 and Q&A)
Jeffrey Baxter, MD

9:45am
Questions and Answers

10:05am
Break

10:25am
Communicating with Patients About Chronic Opioid Use (Case Scenario #2 and Q&A)
Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH

11:05am
Exit Strategies from Outpatient Opioid Therapy (Case Scenario #3 and Q&A)
Jeffrey Baxter, MD

11:45am
Questions and Answers

12:05pm
Break

12:25pm
Integrated Substance Abuse Treatment System
Barbara Cimaglio

12:45pm
Panel Discussion
Barbara Cimaglio, Vermont Department of Health
Phil Ciotti, Vermont Board of Medical Practice
Nancy Coffey, US Drug Enforcement Administration
Lee Hodsden, Vermont State Police, Diversion Unit

1:30pm
Adjourn