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Sep
5
Wed
8:30 am Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Foundation Auditorium
Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Foundation Auditorium
Sep 5 @ 8:30 am – 12:45 pm
Recovery Within Reach: Building Team Expertise in Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) @ Foundation Auditorium | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Opioid addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease that affects millions of Americans and produces a tremendous burden on the healthcare system. In 2002, U.S. physicians gained the opportunity to treat opioid-addicted patients with buprenorphine[...]
9:00 pm Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Foundation Auditorium
Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Foundation Auditorium
Sep 5 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Providers’ Clinical Support System: Buprenorphine Office-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders, The “Half and Half” Course @ Foundation Auditorium | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Description Opioid dependence is epidemic in the United States. While progress has been made in training providers, the gap in providing effective treatment of opioid use disorders continues to widen, moving beyond heroin addicted individuals[...]
Sep
13
Thu
8:30 am Treatment Options for Opioid Use... @ Hopeway Foundation
Treatment Options for Opioid Use... @ Hopeway Foundation
Sep 13 @ 8:30 am – 12:45 pm
Treatment Options for Opioid Use Disorder and Co-Occurring Disorders @ Hopeway Foundation | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States
This conference is Jointly Provided by Charlotte AHEC and HopeWay Foundation.  •11.8 million people misuse opioids and 2.1 million Americans suffer from opioid use disorder (SAMHSA) •66% of the drug overdose deaths in 2016 were from[...]
Sep
14
Fri
8:30 am New Issues for a New Age: Wake A... @ William F. Andrews Conference Center
New Issues for a New Age: Wake A... @ William F. Andrews Conference Center
Sep 14 @ 8:30 am – 4:15 pm
New Issues for a New Age: Wake AHEC Substance Use Treatment Conference @ William F. Andrews Conference Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
This conference is will explore substance use trends and current issues in North Carolina as well as discuss specific evidence based treatments and considerations when working with this population. Morning sessions will assist professionals in[...]
Sep
21
Fri
2:00 pm Southern Pain Society 32nd Annua... @ Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Southern Pain Society 32nd Annua... @ Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm
Southern Pain Society 32nd Annual Meeting: 'Balanced Approaches to Acute and Chronic Pain' @ Sheraton Atlanta Hotel | Atlanta | Georgia | United States
The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Pain Society will explore the benefits, challenges and education involved in using a balance integrative approach to managing both acute and chronic pain and how these impact health[...]
Sep
26
Wed
9:00 am 2018 North Carolina Drug User He... @ Blue Ridge Room
2018 North Carolina Drug User He... @ Blue Ridge Room
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
2018 North Carolina Drug User Health Summit @ Blue Ridge Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
This one-day program will focus on treating the active drug user in a compassionate and comprehensive way. This summit will include training in harm reduction, the infectious implications of drug use, engaging drug using patients[...]
6:30 pm Dental Pain Pharmacotherapy: Con... @ Greensboro Area Health Education Center
Dental Pain Pharmacotherapy: Con... @ Greensboro Area Health Education Center
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dental Pain Pharmacotherapy: Considerations in Today's Healthcare Landscape @ Greensboro Area Health Education Center | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States
Join other dental healthcare providers for this 2-hour lecture/discussion on pharmacotherapy management of dental pain. Today’s healthcare landscape is complex when it comes to ensuring appropriate pain management. Topics discussed include: Opioid prescribing practices, review[...]
Sep
28
Fri
8:30 am Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Sep 28 @ 8:30 am – 12:45 pm
Recovery Within Reach: Building Team Expertise in Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
There are two dates to select from for this event: June 22 and September 28 Intended Audience is Mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, school counselors, psychologists, marriage and family therapists), nurses, practice[...]
1:30 pm Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Sep 28 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Providers’ Clinical Support System: Buprenorphine Office-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders, The “Half and Half” Course @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
There are two dates to select from for this event: June 22 and September 28 The program is recommended for prescribers in primary care, emergency medicine, pain management, psychiatric, HIV and addiction medicine. Opioid dependence is epidemic[...]
Sep
30
Sun
8:00 am Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Rex Hospital
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Rex Hospital
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transforming Practice to Save Lives @ Rex Hospital | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
ADVANCED OPIOID WORKSHOP Transforming Practice To Save Lives “Elevating the Role of the Pharmacist” Four dynamic modules of content will be covered: 1) Pain Management Topics and Best Practices 2) Harm Reduction Topics and Service[...]
Oct
4
Thu
8:00 am The 4th Annual Western North Car... @ Blue Ridge Room
The 4th Annual Western North Car... @ Blue Ridge Room
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – Oct 5 @ 4:30 pm
The 4th Annual Western North Carolina Rural Health Symposium: Challenges, Successes and Strategies @ Blue Ridge Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Save the date! Registration opens soon. Rural communities in Western North Carolina – and across America – face many challenges including the opioid crisis, food insecurity, aging populations, chronic diseases, limited resources and reduced access[...]
Oct
5
Fri
8:30 am Integrative Medicine: Non-Pharma... @ Southern Regional AHEC
Integrative Medicine: Non-Pharma... @ Southern Regional AHEC
Oct 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Integrative Medicine: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Chronic Pain @ Southern Regional AHEC | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
The integrative medicine approach to pain can offer hope, adding safe complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies to mitigate pain and suffering. Such CAM therapies include nutrition, supplements and herbs, manual medicine, acupuncture, yoga, and[...]
Oct
14
Sun
8:00 am Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Wingate University
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Wingate University
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transforming Practice to Save Lives @ Wingate University | Wingate | North Carolina | United States
ADVANCED OPIOID WORKSHOP Transforming Practice To Save Lives “Elevating the Role of the Pharmacist” Four dynamic modules of content will be covered: 1) Pain Management Topics and Best Practices 2) Harm Reduction Topics and Service[...]
Oct
17
Wed
8:00 am 2018 APNC Fall Conference @ Holiday Inn Resort
2018 APNC Fall Conference @ Holiday Inn Resort
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm
2018 APNC Fall Conference @ Holiday Inn Resort | Wrightsville Beach | North Carolina | United States
Registration opens summer 2018 About APNC Conferences Addiction Professionals of North Carolina is a statewide organization dedicated to helping the individual, family, and community understand, prevent, and treat the disease of addiction. Our educational conferences,[...]
Oct
19
Fri
9:00 am Southeastern Conference on Addic... @ Hilton Greenville
Southeastern Conference on Addic... @ Hilton Greenville
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Southeastern Conference on Addiction and Behavioral Health @ Hilton Greenville | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Southeastern Conference on Addiction and Behavioral Health Hilton Greenville, 45 West Orchard Park, Greenville, SC Mark your calendars! Plan to come and hear addictions and recovery specialists: Brian Coon, MA, LCAS, CCS, MAC and Roy[...]
Oct
21
Sun
8:00 am Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ MAHEC
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ MAHEC
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transforming Practice to Save Lives @ MAHEC | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
ADVANCED OPIOID WORKSHOP Transforming Practice To Save Lives “Elevating the Role of the Pharmacist” Four dynamic modules of content will be covered: 1) Pain Management Topics and Best Practices 2) Harm Reduction Topics and Service[...]
Oct
28
Sun
8:00 am Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Campbell University
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Campbell University
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transforming Practice to Save Lives @ Campbell University | Lillington | North Carolina | United States
ADVANCED OPIOID WORKSHOP Transforming Practice To Save Lives “Elevating the Role of the Pharmacist” Four dynamic modules of content will be covered: 1) Pain Management Topics and Best Practices 2) Harm Reduction Topics and Service[...]
Oct
30
Tue
9:00 am Challenges for Nurses in Assessi... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K
Challenges for Nurses in Assessi... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Challenges for Nurses in Assessing and Managing Pain @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States
An event for RNs, LPNs, and other health care professionals who are caring for patient with pain. Pain assessment is crucial if pain management is to be effective. Nurses are in a unique position to assess[...]
5:30 pm Treating Pain Safely: Fewer Opio... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room
Treating Pain Safely: Fewer Opio... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room
Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Treating Pain Safely: Fewer Opioids and Better Results Controlled Substances Education for Prescribers @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Literature has shown that prescribers receive little education on the treatment of pain, resulting in less effective pain treatment with worse outcomes. Attendees will learn the evidence-based analysis of the relative effectiveness of medications and[...]
6:00 pm Evidence-Based Narcotic Prescrib... @ Eastern AHEC Education Center
Evidence-Based Narcotic Prescrib... @ Eastern AHEC Education Center
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Evidence-Based Narcotic Prescribing- Elizabeth City @ Eastern AHEC Education Center | Greenville | North Carolina | United States
Prescription opioid pain medications are responsible for more deaths in North Carolina than heroin and cocaine combined. And, if current trends continue, unintentional poisoning deaths will surpass motor vehicle deaths as the leading cause of[...]
Nov
2
Fri
8:00 am Substance Use Disorders: Fresh P... @ Guilford Technical Community College Conference Center
Substance Use Disorders: Fresh P... @ Guilford Technical Community College Conference Center
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Substance Use Disorders: Fresh Perspectives @ Guilford Technical Community College Conference Center | Colfax | North Carolina | United States
Overview Accidental opioid overdose has reached epidemic levels and is a leading cause of death in the United States. In North Carolina opioid misuse is a very present and very real problem. During 1999-2016, opioid-related[...]
Nov
6
Tue
4:00 pm Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Northwest AHEC
Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Northwest AHEC
Nov 6 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Providers’ Clinical Support System: Buprenorphine Office-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders, The “Half and Half” Course @ Northwest AHEC | Winston-Salem | North Carolina | United States
Opioid dependence is epidemic in the United States. While progress has been made in training providers, the gap in providing effective treatment of opioid use disorders continues to widen – moving beyond heroin addicted individuals[...]
Nov
8
Thu
7:45 am 2018 Pain Conference: An Interpr... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Blue Ridge Room
2018 Pain Conference: An Interpr... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Blue Ridge Room
Nov 8 @ 7:45 am – Nov 9 @ 12:15 pm
2018 Pain Conference: An Interprofessional Approach to Pain Management @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Blue Ridge Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
As the opioid epidemic rages on, better approaches to the understanding and management of pain are needed by healthcare providers “in the trenches”. This annual, interprofessional conference has been expanded from one day to one[...]
Nov
11
Sun
8:00 am Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Cape Fear Community College
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Cape Fear Community College
Nov 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transforming Practice to Save Lives @ Cape Fear Community College | Wilmington | North Carolina | United States
ADVANCED OPIOID WORKSHOP Transforming Practice To Save Lives “Elevating the Role of the Pharmacist” Four dynamic modules of content will be covered: 1) Pain Management Topics and Best Practices 2) Harm Reduction Topics and Service[...]
Apr
4
Thu
5:30 pm Treating Pain Safely: Fewer Opio... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room
Treating Pain Safely: Fewer Opio... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Treating Pain Safely: Fewer Opioids and Better Results Controlled Substances Education for Prescribers @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Literature has shown that prescribers receive little education on the treatment of pain, resulting in less effective pain treatment with worse outcomes. Attendees will learn the evidence-based analysis of the relative effectiveness of medications and[...]