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Substance Use Disorders Linked to COVID-19 Susceptibility

Substance Use Disorders Linked to COVID-19 Susceptibility

People with substance use disorders (SUDs) are more susceptible to COVID-19 and its complications, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The research suggests that health care providers should closely monitor patients with SUDs and...

NC Medical Board Launches MedBoard Matters Podcast

NC Medical Board Launches MedBoard Matters Podcast

The North Carolina Medical Board has announced the launch of their podcast, MedBoard Matters. The podcast will highlight the important issues in medicine and medical regulation. The goal is to present compelling content in an easy-to-digest and enjoyable format. The...

New Resource: Post-Overdose Response Team (PORT) Toolkit

New Resource: Post-Overdose Response Team (PORT) Toolkit

The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the NC Division of Public Health has developed a Post-Overdose Response (PORT) Tooklit as a resource for communities who are interested in creating a post-overdose response team in their jurisdiction. A post-overdose...

New Pain Management and Opioids CME Training

New Pain Management and Opioids CME Training

Pain management is a balancing act: your patients' need for effective pain treatment is on one side and our nation's opioid epidemic is on the other. Safer, effective, and appropriate pain management is the fulcrum. NEJM Knowledge+ Pain Management and Opioids can help...

Dec
3
Thu
PCSS Exchange 2
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Dec
10
Thu
An Integrative Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Pain
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dec
11
Fri
OPDAAC Meeting @ Webinar - Zoom
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Thank you for your time and commitment to preventing drug overdose in North Carolina. We hope that you will be able to join us at our next meeting of the NC Department of Health and Human Services Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory Committee (NC DHHS OPDAAC) on Friday, December 11, 2020. This meeting’s focus will be on Justice-involved Populations.

The agenda will be shared closer to the meeting date.

Please note that the virtual meeting information can be found in your confirmation email.

Dec
17
Thu
PCSS Exchange 3
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
1
Fri
NC State Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals
Jan 1 all-day

Jan
7
Thu
PCSS Exchange 4
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
21
Thu
PCSS Exchange 5
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
26
Tue
Treating Pain Safely: An Update for Prescribers @ Webinar - on Zoom
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Feb
4
Thu
PCSS Exchange 6
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

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Addiction Medicine Spring and Fall Conferences provide up-to-date substance use related education, applicable across general medical as well as addiction specialty practices.