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Opioids and Pain in Older Adults

This all day symposium will focus on issues relating to substance use specific to opioids, and chronic pain in older adults. Presentations will focus on substance use in older adults, family and community perspectives relating to opioid use, opioid safety, prescribing and deprescribing opioids and programs for those with chronic pain. A light breakfast and lunch will be served.

Activity Details
Start Date: June 11, 2019
End Date: June 11, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Registration 8:00 - 9:00 am)
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Washington A & B
35 N Labombard Rd, Lebanon, NH

Registration for this event has closed. For questions please e-mail Timothy.M.Hesselton@hitchcock.org.

Registration is online and by credit card only. The registration fee is $50. 

Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is 10 days prior to the activity date. There will be no refunds after the registration deadline has been reached. A $25 administrative fee will be retained on all refunds requested before the registration deadline. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Speakers & Topics
8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome and Introduction
9:15 am - 10:15 am Substance Use in Older Adults
~ Frederic C. Blow, PhD
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 11:30 am Chronic Pain Self-Management Program
~ Andrea Z. Covey, MS, NBC-HWC
~ Belinda B. Ray, MA
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Prescribing and Deprescribing of Opioids
~ Daniel Stadler, MD
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Opioid Addiction: Family Crisis Across the Lifespan
~ Bernadette Seifert, LICSW
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Opioids and Cannabis Safety in the Home
~ Kathleen Broglio, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, CPE, FPCN
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Patient, Neighbor, Sister, Son: Faces of Addiction in Our Communities
~ Kate O’Neill, MFA
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Closing Remarks
5:00 pm Adjournment
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this learning activity, the learners will be able to identify unique considerations for older adults relating to opioid use and pain management.


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

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Receiving Credit

The follow steps must be completed in order to receive credit for this event:

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A credit tracking sheet will be provided.
  • Complete the online evaluation - Must be submitted within 30 days after the activity

    Accessing the Online Evaluation (The evaluation is available the day after the event)

  • Log onto https://ce.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/login.aspx
  • Click on the My Activities link in the left side menu. Then click on the name of the activity you attended.
  • Click on the Resume button.
  • Click the Continue button until the Evaluation tab is active, and then click the Launch button.
  • Fill out the evaluation and then click submit. Credits will then be applied to your transcript. You can view your updated transcript by clicking on the "View Transcript" button.

View the Completing an Evaluation and Claiming Credit tutorial.

For questions or technical support, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

For accessibility needs, dietary or any other requests, please email Timothy.M.Hesselton@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Employees - Tuition fees must be paid online by credit card. D-H Accounts Payable will no longer process internal transfers of registration fees. Individuals must pay online with a credit card and then seek reimbursement, if appropriate.

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