|See you at the conference!|
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) along with The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) and The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) will host
Opioids: Healthcare's Paradox: Education and Resources for the Workforce in Omaha at the Scott Conference Center on March 13 and in Kearney at the Younes Conference Center on March 14, 2019.
A conference with national and local experts for health care professionals to include physicians, physician assistants, nurses, advanced practice nurses, pharmacists, dentists, psychologists, social workers, licensed mental health professionals, licensed drug alcohol counselors, and peer support providers.
|1.||Explain the state of the opioid epidemic in Nebraska and the surrounding stigma|
|2.||Describe the Pain Management Guidance Document and the Nebraska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) as effective tools for identifying and treating Opioid Use Disorders (OUD)|
|3.||Define Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)|
|Kevin Borcher, PharmD
PDMP Program Director
Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII)
|Christine Chasek, PhD, LIMHP, LADC, LPC
Director, BHECN at UNK
University of Nebraska Kearney
|John Massey, MD
Board Certified Interventional Pain Management Physician
MD Pain, Lincoln, NE
|Felicia Quintana-Zinn, MS, MBA
Drug Overdose Prevention Epidemiologist
Division of Public Health
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
|Edwin Salsitz, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York City, NY
|Kenneth Zoucha, MD
Department of Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center
|8:00 am||Registration and Coffee|
|8:30 am||The Scope of the Opioid Epidemic||Edwin Salsitz, MD|
|9:15 am||Nebraska Pain Guidance Document:
How Can it Assist Clinicians?
|John Massey, MD|
|10:30 am||Medically Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Nebraska and Beyond||Edwin Salsitz, MD and
Kenneth Zoucha, MD
|12:00 pm||Treatment Resources and Project ECHO: Pain and Substance Use Disorder||Kenneth Zoucha, MD and
Christine Chasek, PhD, LIMHP, LADC, LPC
|12:30 pm||PDMP: Integration into Workflow||Kevin Borcher, PharmD and
Felicia Quintana-Zinn, MS, MBA
|1:45 pm||Tackling Tough Conversations||Christine Chasek, PhD, LIMHP, LADC, LPC|
|2:45 pm||Closing Remarks|
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is provided for 5.25 contact hours under ANCC criteria.
This activity is approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Regulation & Licensure for 5.25 contact hours for Nebraska Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselors. Approval #19.015
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association designed to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Concerns or complaints about CE providers may be directed to the provider or ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.
The College is a member of the American Dental Education Association and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education designates this activity for 5.25 continuing education credits.
This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for Social Work.
This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for Licensed Mental Health Providers.