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2014 Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium
October 16 – October 17, 2014
Westin Hotel, Downtown Indianapolis
Thursday, October 16: ½ Day session followed by a reception featuring special guests (TBA)
Friday, October 17: Full day program beginning at 8 am. Click here to view the agenda.
Room blocks will be made available for Symposium attendees. If you anticipate needing a room on October 16, please email Natalie.Robinson@atg.in.gov to allow us to get an estimated headcount on the number of rooms needed.
Continuing Education Credits Including: CME, CLE, CEUs for Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Professionals, State Board of Pharmacy credits, and LETBs for Law Enforcement
Please click here to register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-prescription-drug-abuse-symposium-tickets-12006548911
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 Relapse – James D. Ryser, Program Manager, Pain Services at Indiana University Health
A Hidden Epidemic: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome – Carla Saunders, NNP-BC, Advanced Practice Nurse Coordinator, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital
Prevention and Prosecution – Joseph 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 Juveniles – Geoffrey Gaither, Magistrate, Marion County Superior Court, Juvenile Division
Collaboration and Supervision of Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants – Anne O’Brien, Associate, Krieg DeVault
Non-Pharmacologic Options for Chronic Non-Terminal Pain Management – Palmer 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 Toolkit – Deborah McMahan, M.D., Allen County Health Dept & John McGoff, M.D., Medical Licensing Board Member, Indiana State Medical Association Trustee