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North Star Behavioral Health - The Science of Opioid Addiction and the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: a Public Health Approach to an Epidemic

Posted 8 months ago by Annette Johansen

North Star Behavioral Health

 Lunch & Learn

January 30th, 2018
 

When:
Tuesday January 30th, 2018
Lunch/Networking: 11:00a
Presentation: 11:30a-3:00p
 
Where:
Debarr Residential Treatment Center 
1500 Debarr Circle
Anchorage, AK 99508

 
Parking is available in the church lot next to Debarr RTC.
 
Contacts:
Amanda Johnson
Director of Community Relations
907-264-4304
 
Denise Gleason
Executive Assistant to the CEO
                  
                   
You are invited to attend a free
3 hour CME presentation  
 
Topics:
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.
Call: 1-800-315-6338
  
Enter: 320132#
  
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:
Denise Gleason
Executive Assistant to the CEO
North Star Behavioral Health
2530 DeBarr Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99508
907-258-7575
Fax: 907-277-7844
 
Register Now!

 
North Star Behavioral Health, 2530 Debarr Road, Anchorage, AK 99508