Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in the ER and Creating Strategies for Continuity of Care

Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in the ER and Creating Strategies for Continuity of Care

Date: July 31, 2018 (9:00 AM) - July 31, 2018 (12:00 PM)


Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in the ER and Creating Strategies for Continuity of Care

This workshop is designed for health care organizations, health care providers, nurses and public health partners with an interest in improving how we help patients with substance abuse disorders. This training will be focused on exploring the opportunities, challenges and possible strategies for medication-assisted treatment.

Registration is required. To register or for questions, email koesterd@marshall.edu.

Keynote Speaker:
Gail D'Onofrio, MD, MS
Professor & Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Yale School of Medicine

Dr. D’Onofrio is internationally known for her work in screening ED patients for alcohol and other drug use, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT). She has received two NIAAA RO1 grants for ED practitioner-performed brief interventions for harmful and hazardous drinking (Project ED Health I and II). She is also Principal Investigator (PI) on a NIDA RO1 for screening, intervention, treatment and referral of patients with opioid dependence (Project ED Health III). In addition she is the PI on a UO1 from SAMHSA that trains residents in all primary care specialties including Emergency Medicine Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Med/Peds, Pediatrics, OB/GYN and Psychiatry on SBIRT.

Location:
River Park Hospital Gymnasium
1230 6th Avenue, Huntington

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