The Science of Opioid Addiction & The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: a Public Health Approach to an Epidemic
Presenters: Dr Joshua Sonkiss, ACMHS & Dr Jay C. Butler, MD, FAAP, MACP, FIDSA, Chief Medical Officer: Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services
This activity is designed to change physician and clinical competencies, practice performance, and improve patient outcomes through the following objectives:
1. participants will be able to explain the difference between tolerance, withdrawal, dependence and addiction and will be able to apply evidence-based approaches in diagnosis, treatment and referral for opioid use disorder.
2. participants will understand how the reward circuit functions in opioid use disorder
Join us for this event and receive 3 free CMEs
North Star Behavioral Health is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
North Star Behavioral Health designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3 credit(s) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Please register by January 29th, 2018
to participate in-person or via teleconference
Directions for participation via teleconference:
The moderator will open the line at 11:20 am, at which time you can call in. The lunch and learn will begin at 11:30 am.
Once you have connected, please mute your phone. If you are listening on a speaker phone, turn up the volume. If you happen to get disconnected, please re-dial and join back in.
The PowerPoint and the evaluation form for the lunch and learn presentation are accessible through the North Star Behavioral Health website under the tab "Current Events".
North Star Behavioral Health Website
At the end of the lunch and learn presentation, please complete the evaluation form and return it to:
Executive Assistant to the CEO
North Star Behavioral Health
2530 DeBarr Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99508