Three Optional Pre-Conference Workshops Available

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
11:30am Check-In & Lunch | 12:00 - 5:00pm Instruction
WORKSHOP #1
"Controlled Substance
Prescriber Course"



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WORKSHOP #2
"Medication Addiction Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Waiver Eligibility Training"

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WORKSHOP #3
"Psychotherapy for Those
Grieving Death by Overdose"



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WORKSHOP #1

Controlled Substance Prescriber Course

FACILITATOR: Carina Jackman, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Utah Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine

CME CREDIT: This course offers 4 hours of continuing education credits
This special course, approved by DOPL, will fulfill the 3.5 hours of CE required of all prescribers. This will provide you with the opportunity to review comprehensive diagnosis and assessment of the various types of chronic pain including myofascial pain syndrome, neuropathic pain, CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome) and generalized pain syndromes. You will differentiate somatic and visceral pain types. A key focus will be on treatment alternatives to opioid medications and you will have the opportunity to review conservative treatment, adjunct medications and interventional procedures.

The content will focus on the FDA Blueprint for Prescriber Education under the FDA’s Extended Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy. Content for this program is provided by CORE. The Addictions Update Conference has not received funding from CORE to support this activity. The CORE E?/LA Opioid REMS initiative is supported by an independent educational grant from ER/LA Opioid Analgesics REMS Program Companies (RPC). Please see www.er-la-opioidREMS.com for a listing of the member companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issues by the FDA.)
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WORKSHOP #2

Medication Addiction Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Waiver Eligibility Training

FACILITATOR: Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM 
Endowed Research Professor; Professor of Medicine & Psychiatry – University of Utah | Director, University of Utah School of Medicine PARCKA | Addiction Medicine Chief, Salt Lake City VA | Director, Vulnerable Veteran Innovative Patient-Aligned Care Team Initiative | National Director – Medication Addiction Treatment in the VA Initiative | Co-National Director, National Coordinating Center for Advanced Interdisciplinary Fellowships in Addiction Treatment

CME CREDIT: This course offers 4 hours of continuing education credits
Come learn more about Medication-Assisted Treatment and secure the training that will allow you to treat patients with buprenorphine and fulfill the Buprenorphine Waiver Training. The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry is the Data Sponsor for this training. Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant #5U79TIO26556-03 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health & Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. This presentation is provided in partnership with the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Epidemiology’s Program for Addiction Research, Clinical Care, Knowledge, and Advocacy (PARCKA). Learn more about the PARCKA program at https://medicine.utah.edu/internalmedicine/epidemiology/parcka/.

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WORKSHOP #3

Psychotherapy for Those Grieving Death by Overdose

FACILITATOR: Kathie Supiano, PhD, LCSW
Associate Professor, University of Utah College of Nursing

CME CREDIT: This course offers 4 hours of continuing education credits
Join one of the first of these programs to roll-out an opportunity for you to learn an evidence-based 8-session Grief Support Model suitable for 1:1 or group psychotherapy. We will cover (a) Identification of those grieving overdose death in need of professional support; (b) Assessment skills: loss inventory, adverse life events, risk for suicide, risk of substance misuse / abuse of griefer / of family; (c) Training in the Grief Support Model Intervention components; (d) Clinician self-care guidance for those who have / will lose a client to overdose death; and, € Clinical / Program team support skills. The Grief Support Model Intervention Manual will be given to all registrants.
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