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Upcoming Events

Apr
23
Mon
8:30 am Making Medication-Assisted Treat... @ Charlotte AHEC, Center for Learning and Development, Building K
Making Medication-Assisted Treat... @ Charlotte AHEC, Center for Learning and Development, Building K
Apr 23 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Making Medication-Assisted Treatment More Meaningful: Using Evidence-based Practices to Promote Recovery: Charlotte @ Charlotte AHEC, Center for Learning and Development, Building K | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States
THIS EVENT IS NEAR CAPACITY One of the challenges of Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT) is that clients and counselors often focus on the medication and lose the balance of full recovery. This workshop will focus on[...]
9:00 am The ASAM Criteria Skill Building... @ Eastern AHEC
The ASAM Criteria Skill Building... @ Eastern AHEC
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm
The ASAM Criteria Skill Building Two-Day Training: Greenville @ Eastern AHEC | Greenville | North Carolina | United States
This two-day, application-focused training provides participants with an in-depth look at the theoretical foundations of the ASAM Criteria, including clinically driven services, biopsychosocial assessment, the six dimensions, continued stay and transfer/discharge criteria. Incorporating the use[...]
Apr
24
Tue
8:30 am Making Medication-Assisted Treat... @ South East AHEC, Pelican Classroom
Making Medication-Assisted Treat... @ South East AHEC, Pelican Classroom
Apr 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Making Medication-Assisted Treatment More Meaningful: Using Evidence-based Practices to Promote Recovery: Wilmington @ South East AHEC, Pelican Classroom | Wilmington | North Carolina | United States
One of the challenges of Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT) is that clients and counselors often focus on the medication and lose the balance of full recovery. This workshop will focus on how to use the evidence-based[...]
Apr
26
Thu
all-day 2018 Addiction Medicine Conference @ Marriott Renaissance Downtown Asheville
2018 Addiction Medicine Conference @ Marriott Renaissance Downtown Asheville
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
The 2018 Addiction Medicine Conference will again provide up-to-date substance use related education, applicable across general medical as well as addiction specialty practices. Full Conference – April 26-28 Includes Pre-Conference and Main Conference Physician In-state[...]
5:30 pm An Interdisciplinary Approach to... @ NC Cooperative Extension Center - Duplin County
An Interdisciplinary Approach to... @ NC Cooperative Extension Center - Duplin County
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Best Practices in Opioid Prescription Management @ NC Cooperative Extension Center - Duplin County | Kenansville | North Carolina | United States
Join us for a FREE evening educational session focusing on the CDC update to opioid guidelines for chronic pain. Gain a better understanding of when opioid therapy is indicated and how to effectively determine if[...]
5:30 pm Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ Village Inn
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ Village Inn
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing: Clemmons, NC @ Village Inn | Clemmons | North Carolina | United States
FREE EVENT – DINNER PROVIDED! Learn how to properly prescribe opioids to your dental patients. Join Dr. Bill Claytor for a training on proper opioid prescribing at the Village Inn, Clemmons, NC. The event is from[...]
7:00 pm Pharmacy Law Update 2018 @ Area L AHEC
Pharmacy Law Update 2018 @ Area L AHEC
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pharmacy Law Update 2018 @ Area L AHEC | Rocky Mount | North Carolina | United States
This knowledge-based activity will provide an update on recent NC statutory changes and NC Board of Pharmacy rules changes that will affect the practice of pharmacy, including those affecting opioid abuse and misuse.Presenter: Jay Campbell,[...]
May
2
Wed
9:00 am 2018 Women’s Recovery Conference @ MAHEC Education Center
2018 Women’s Recovery Conference @ MAHEC Education Center
May 2 @ 9:00 am – May 4 @ 12:30 pm
2018 Women’s Recovery Conference @ MAHEC Education Center | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
he 2018 Women’s Recovery Conference offers up to 17.0 credit hours, a variety of credit options, and is designed for substance abuse, mental health, psychology, criminal justice, human services and other healthcare professionals. One-day to[...]
2:00 pm Substance Use Disorders Academie... @ Eastern AHEC
Substance Use Disorders Academie... @ Eastern AHEC
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Substance Use Disorders Academies for Adults and Adolescents: Focus Group (Greenville) @ Eastern AHEC | Greenville | North Carolina | United States
FREE EVENT – SPACE IS LIMITED! Click here to register and save your spot! Substance Use Disorders is a pervasive, costly, and devastating problem impacting all communities across America. North Carolina is eminently impacted by[...]
5:30 pm Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ Hampton Inn
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ Hampton Inn
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing: Belmont, NC @ Hampton Inn | Los Angeles | California | United States
FREE EVENT – DINNER PROVIDED! Learn how to properly prescribe opioids to your dental patients. Join Dr. Bill Claytor for a training on proper opioid prescribing at the Hampton Inn, Belmont, NC. The event is from[...]
May
3
Thu
10:00 am Uniting Hospitals, Health System...
Uniting Hospitals, Health System...
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Uniting Hospitals, Health Systems and Care Providers to Combat the Opioid Crisis Webinar
Uniting Hospitals, Health Systems and Care Providers to Combat the Opioid Crisis Webinar North Carolina is the Opioid hotspot of America, with four NC cities ranking among the top 25 for opioid abuse. Jai Kumar,[...]
May
4
Fri
9:00 am Opioid Crisis: Saving Our Commun... @ Charlotte AHEC, Classroom 14
Opioid Crisis: Saving Our Commun... @ Charlotte AHEC, Classroom 14
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Opioid Crisis: Saving Our Communities & Building Hope for the Future  (REDUCED FEE - ONLY $50!) @ Charlotte AHEC, Classroom 14 | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States
This workshop will define what substances qualify as opioids and examine use and symptoms of abuse. We will examine the current opioid crisis across our communities; explore best practice models for treatment, and discuss advocacy[...]
May
8
Tue
9:00 am A Malignant Epidemic: Understand... @ SEAHEC
A Malignant Epidemic: Understand... @ SEAHEC
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Malignant Epidemic: Understanding and Helping Those with Opioid Use Disorders and Their Children @ SEAHEC | Wilmington | North Carolina | United States
Following a perfect storm of events, the United States is experiencing an unprecedented opioid epidemic dominating todays headlines and placing greater demands on the community and treatment providers to address the special issues and needs[...]
5:30 pm Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Carolinas HealthCare System Cleveland
Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Carolinas HealthCare System Cleveland
May 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Controlled Substance Prescribing: What Every Provider Needs to Know in Shelby, NC @ Carolinas HealthCare System Cleveland | Shelby | North Carolina | United States
Controlled Substance Prescribing: What Every Provider Needs to Know – LIVE Sessions   These free CME panel sessions are designed for controlled substances prescribers to complete up to two hours of the required education in opioid[...]
6:00 pm Best Practices for Opioid Prescr... @ Southern Regional AHEC
Best Practices for Opioid Prescr... @ Southern Regional AHEC
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Best Practices for Opioid Prescribing - Fayetteville @ Southern Regional AHEC | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
According to NC DHHS and the CDC, North Carolina has experienced a 350% increase in drug overdose deaths since 1999, and was one of 19 states that saw statistically significant increase in drug overdose death[...]
May
9
Wed
9:00 am Challenges for Nurses in Assessi... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 13
Challenges for Nurses in Assessi... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 13
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Challenges for Nurses in Assessing and Managing Pain @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 13 | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States
Pain assessment is crucial if pain management is to be effective. Nurses are in a unique position to assess pain as they have the most contact with patients. This program will provide information related to[...]
4:45 pm Responding to the Opioid Challen... @ William F. Andrews Center Room 1 & 2
Responding to the Opioid Challen... @ William F. Andrews Center Room 1 & 2
May 9 @ 4:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Responding to the Opioid Challenge: Guidance for Pediatric Medical and Dental Providers @ William F. Andrews Center Room 1 & 2 | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
$0.00 Registration is limited to the first 130 registrants. Registration is free thanks to funding from Wake County Human Services and NC DHHS Division of Public Health, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch.$0.00 Registration is limited[...]
5:30 pm Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Village Inn
Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Village Inn
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Controlled Substance Prescribing: What Every Provider Needs to Know in Clemmons, NC @ Village Inn | Clemmons | North Carolina | United States
Controlled Substance Prescribing: What Every Provider Needs to Know – LIVE Sessions  These free CME panel sessions are designed for controlled substances prescribers to complete up to two hours of the required education in opioid[...]
May
10
Thu
5:30 pm Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Blue Ridge Room
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Blue Ridge Room
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioids and Better Results Controlled Substances Education for Prescribers @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Blue Ridge Room | Biltmore Forest | 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[...]
5:30 pm Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge Room
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge Room
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioids and Better Results Controlled Substances Education for Prescribers @ MAHEC Blue Ridge 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[...]
May
15
Tue
4:00 pm What A Pain: Acute Pain Manageme... @ Carolinas Medical Center Main Auditorium
What A Pain: Acute Pain Manageme... @ Carolinas Medical Center Main Auditorium
May 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
What A Pain: Acute Pain Management in the Opioid Tolerant Patient @ Carolinas Medical Center Main Auditorium | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States
Session 1 of Resident Pharmacotherapy CHS NorthEast Symposium This knowledge-based CPE activity will provide the pharmacist with education on different approaches to managing patients on chronic pain therapy. It will also reintroduce healthcare professionals to[...]
May
18
Fri
10:00 am Management of opioid and alcohol... @ Southern Regional AHEC
Management of opioid and alcohol... @ Southern Regional AHEC
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Management of opioid and alcohol use disorders: From detox to maintenance treatment @ Southern Regional AHEC | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
This two hour event will enhance knowledge on the management of opioid and alcohol use disorders. OBJECTIVES Describe the symptom presentation of opioid and alcohol withdrawal Construct a treatment algorithm for management of opioid and[...]
May
21
Mon
8:15 am 2018 Communicable Disease Confer... @ Holiday Inn Resort
2018 Communicable Disease Confer... @ Holiday Inn Resort
May 21 @ 8:15 am – May 23 @ 12:00 pm
2018 Communicable Disease Conference: Adapting to Changing Tides @ Holiday Inn Resort | Wrightsville Beach | North Carolina | United States
Public health professionals today are faced with challenges such as the opioid epidemic, infection prevention of multidrug resistant organisms (MDROs) and outbreaks of emerging diseases in the face of uncertain support and funding. Public health[...]
May
22
Tue
5:30 pm Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ Hampton Inn
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ Hampton Inn
May 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing: Greenville, NC @ Hampton Inn | Greenville | North Carolina | United States
FREE EVENT – DINNER PROVIDED! Learn how to properly prescribe opioids to your dental patients. Join Dr. Bill Claytor for a training on proper opioid prescribing at the Hampton Inn, Greenville, NC. The event is from[...]
5:30 pm Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
May 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioids and Better Results – Controlled Substances Education for Prescribers @ Appalachian Regional Healthcare System | Boone | 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[...]