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From Hospital to Community: Responding to the Epidemic of Opioid Overdose and Addiction

This module discusses the impact of opioid addiction on patients, communities and the healthcare system. Dr. Wakeman describes the societal impact of the opioid epidemic and discusses evidence-based approaches for opioid use disorder treatment. She reviews effective strategies for individual healthcare providers and healthcare delivery systems to respond to the opioid epidemic.

Activity Details
Start Date: December 15, 2017
End Date: December 15, 2019
Presenter
  • Sarah Wakeman, MD
    Massachusetts General Hospital Substance Use Disorder Initiative
    Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
Registration

There is no fee for this activity, but to receive credit you must register online and complete the online evaluation (you must register to access).

Learning Outcome(s)

Participants will be able to discuss the impact of the epidemic of opioid addiction and opioid related deaths, describe strategies to respond to the opioid epidemic, and identify evidence-based approaches to the treatment of opioid use disorder.

Accreditation

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit for this Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity, you must:

  • View the entire presentation
  • Complete the activity evaluation. (you must register to access).
Speaker Disclosure

In accordance with the disclosure policy of Dartmouth-Hitchcock/Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education and the Nursing Continuing Education Council standards set forth by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation, continuing medical education and nursing education activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have been asked to disclose any financial relationship* they have to a commercial interest (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients). Such disclosure is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation, but is elicited to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a given activity.

The following Activity Physician Director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content From Hospital to Community: Responding to the Epidemic of Opioid Overdose and Addiction (Medicine Grand Rounds) have reported the following financial interest or relationship* with various companies/organizations. The Activity Director and Planning Committee member roles were resolved by altering the individual’s control over content about the products or services of the commercial interest by the Associate Dean for CME and the Department of Medicine Chair. All potential conflict(s) were resolved.

  • Kelly Kieffer, MD ~ received an honorarium from Medscape, which was supported by grants from Pfizer and Abbvie.
  • Richard I. Rothstein, MD ~ has research support from Baranova (research grant to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center).

Other planning committee member(s), speaker(s), activity director(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content for this program report no financial interest or relationship* with any company(ies) or organizations whose product may be germane to the content of their presentations.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions regarding accreditation of the activity:
Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
clpd.support@hitchcock.org

For more information on this topic, please go to: https://www.oplc.nh.gov/medicine/opioid-prescribing.htm


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