Addiction Medicine Spring Conference 2020
- Cannabis/CBD: Clinical Utility and Risks – Edgar Alfonso Romero-Sandoval, MD
- Vaping – Susan McDowell, MD
- Alcohol Use Disorders: Intervening Across the Spectrum – Is moderation an option? – James Finch, MD
- Psychosocial Support for Vulnerable Patients in Times of Crisis – Jane Finch, LCSW
- SAMHSA Data, Programs and Resources – Michael King, PhD, MSW
Addiction Medicine Spring Conference 2019
Selected presenters from the 2019 Addiction Medicine Conference in Asheville, NC.
The Opioid Epidemic and the Role of the Pharmacist
Transforming Practice to Save Lives – This video series is a project of the Governor’s Institute supported by the through funding from the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substances Abuse Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Strategic Prevention Framework for Prescription Drugs (CFDA #93.243), North Carolina Division of Public Health Injury and Violence Prevention Branch and the Centers for Disease Control. Collaboration and content development provided by the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists.
- Patient Counseling: How to Start the Conversation
- Overview of Chronic Pain and Addiction
- CDC Guidelines on the Treatment of Chronic Pain
- The STOP Act, NC CSRS and the Role of the Pharmacist
- Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders
- Needle Exchange Programs
If pharmacists would like to receive CPE credit for viewing the video modules. They must watch the videos here.
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment [SBIRT]
SBIRT or screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment has been shown to reduce alcohol abuse, increase treatment contact, be cost effective, and be as effective as more intensive treatments in reducing at-risk drinking and the associated harm.