Prescription Drug Symposium

2014 Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium - click here to upload Program

Almost 700 professionals participated in the Indiana Attorney General's 5th Annual Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium titled "Reversing the Tide of Opioid Abuse" to target strategies to more aggressively combat this issue in our state. Attendees were composed of Indiana's health professionals, law enforcement officials, state legislators and other key stakeholders. 

Below is the list of the presenters and their PowerPoints.  Videos of the presentations will be coming soon.            

DAY 1

Law Enforcement Workshop
Matt Whitmire, Director of the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Office of the Attorney General & Gretchen Morris, Detective, Indiana State Police

Clinical Workshop
Palmer MacKie, M.D., Assistant Professor of the Clinical Medicine at IU School of Medicine 
Amy LaHood, M.D., MPH, FAAFP, St. Vincent Residency Program
Gregory Eigner, M.D. FAAFP, Associate Director, Fort Wayne Medical Education Program

Pharmacists Workshop 
Paula Bowers, Pharmacist, Walmart Stores, Inc.
Brian McCrate, Pharm.D., BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist of Internal Medicine, University Department  of Pharmacy, IU Health

DAY 2

Building the Infrastructure to Stem the Flow of Rx Drugs & Addiction - Jeffrey A. Coady, PsyD, Administrator, SAMHSA Region V

Insider Look at Rx Drug Abuse Within the Healthcare Setting - Rodrigo Garcia, CRNA, M.S., MBA, Director, Parkdale Recovery Center

Integrating Mental Health & Addiction into Primary Care 
David W. Crabb, M.D., John B. Hickam Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, IU School of Medicine; Chief of Internal Medicine, Eskenazi Health
Julie Vannerson, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, IU School of Medicine

NAS – A Cry for Help 
Debbie Gloyd, RN BSM, Maternity Services Nurse Manager, Margaret Mary Health
Lacrisha Whitley, RN, Perinatal Educator, Reid Hospital, Mother Baby Care Center

INSPECT - Indiana Opioid Patterns & Behaviors - Eric R. Wright, M.A., PhD., Associate Professor, Sociology & Public Health, Georgia State University

The Golden Rule:  Why Urine Drug Monitoring is Good for Everyone
Andrew Trobridge, M.D., Spinal Therapeutics and Diagnostics, American Health Network
Dan Roth, DO, MBA, MS, Co-Owner and Medical Director, Summit Pain Management

Nalaxone:  Harm Reduction Program - Dan Bigg, Director of Harm Reduction, Chicago Recovery Alliance

Practical Implementation of the MLB’s Permanent Opioid Prescribing Rules
Palmer MacKie, M.D., Assistant Professor of the Clinical Medicine at IU School of Medicine
Amy LaHood, M.D., MPH, FAAFP, St. Vincent Residency Program

Community Prevention Video Showcase - Below are the videos that were presented at lunch

Healthier Morgan County

Indiana Prevention Resource Center - Mic Spot & Madison

Prevent Child Abuse of Delaware County -Honesty With Your Doctor

Brady's Hope

Indianapolis Colts - David Thornton, Former Linebacker

 

2013 Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium

More than 600 professionals participated in the Indiana Attorney General's 4th Annual Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium to target strategies to more aggressively combat this issue in our state. Attendees were composed of Indiana's health professionals, law enforcement officials, state legislators and other key stakeholders.

Check out the following list of last year's presentations and presenters which includes links to presentation materials:

Brain Disease of Addiction and How to Avoid Iatrogenic RelapseJames D. Ryser, Program Manager, Pain Services at Indiana University Health

A Hidden Epidemic: Neonatal Abstinence SyndromeCarla Saunders, NNP-BC, Advanced Practice Nurse Coordinator, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital  

Prevention and ProsecutionJoseph T. Rannazzisi, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Monitoring: Drug Screening and INSPECT
Andrea Terrell, Ph.D., DABCC, Chief Scientific Officers, AIT Laboratories
Greg Pachmayr, INSPECT Director, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

Treatment Program for JuvenilesGeoffrey Gaither, Magistrate, Marion County Superior Court, Juvenile Division

Collaboration and Supervision of Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician AssistantsAnne O’Brien, Associate, Krieg DeVault

Non-Pharmacologic Options for Chronic Non-Terminal Pain ManagementPalmer MacKie, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine

Indiana Administrative Rules on Prescribing of Opioids for Chronic Pain Patients and Overview of the Rule Compliance Guide/Indiana Prescriber ToolkitDeborah McMahan, M.D., Allen County Health Dept & John McGoff, M.D., Medical Licensing Board Member, Indiana State Medical Association Trustee

Video of the 2013 Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium

Video of the 2012 Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium

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