CME Opportunity – Prescription Drug Abuse Forums

One Care of Southwest Virginia has several upcoming Prescription Drug Abuse Forums that are eligible for CME, CNE, and continuing pharmacy education credits. There is no registration fee for these events. However, attendee space is limited, so early registration is essential.

Forums will be held on the following dates:

October 28, Fisherville, VA
October 29, Lynchburg, VA
March 3, Martinsville, VA
March 4, Roanoke, VA

For more information or to register, click here.

Fisherville Informational Flyer

Lynchburg Informational Flyer

CME Opportunity – Opioid Prescribing: Pain Management in a New Era

 

 

UVa School of Medicine has a web based video course that focuses on the management and current regulations associated with opioid prescribing in Virginia. Participants will watch a video presentation and then complete a post test activity with a passing score of 80% in order to receive CME credit.

This course and its resources meet the requirements for opioid training described by the Virginia Board of Medicine.

Formore information or to register for the course, click here.

 

Head for the Hills 2017 Presentations

We are so thankful for the wonderful presenters and attendees that made this year’s Head for the Hills such a success. If you attended and would like to revisit information you heard in one of the sessions,  our speakers have generously provided copies of their presentations for your reference, which can be accessed by clicking the titles in the agenda below.

 

2017 Head for the Hills Agenda

Friday Sept. 29

8:00-8:50
Addiction: A Love/Hate Relationship
Dr. Melanie Skeen

8:50-9:40
Common Contributors to Pain in Outpatient Medicine
Dr. Joshua H. Dalton

9:40 -10:30
Patient Voices:

Why I Can’t take Narcotics
Kim Curtis

Why Pain Meds Help Me
Susan Hammrick

11:00-11:50
The New VA Guidelines on Pain Treatment and what they mean for Primary Care Providers
Mary McMasters, MD

11:50-12:15
We’re Glad You’re Here
Senator Chafin

Saturday Sept. 30

8:00-8:50
Foster Kids and Opioids
Jon Holmes & Ken Taylor

8:50-9:40
Law Enforcement and Implications for Prescribers
Special Agent Phil Hagwood

10:00-10:50
Virginia Healthcare: Key Strategies, Value Performance, Health Status and Policy Priorities
Chris Bailey

10:50-11:20
Preparing for an HIV Outbreak in a Rural Community
Dr. Charles Helton

11:20-11:50
Educating Children about Sugar and Exercise in the Community
Dr. Mylanie Facelo

11:50-12:15
Why We Need You
Delegate Todd Pillion