ADDICTION MEDICINE CONFERENCE

The 2020 Addiction Medicine Conference on April 30-May 2 will again provide up-to-date substance use related education, applicable across general medical as well as addiction specialty practices. As in years past, the conference will be a mix of didactic plenary sessions and a wide range of workshops that are focused and skills-based. Agenda will be updated as details are confirmed.

Agenda updates will be added as they become available. Times are subject to change.

10:00-10:30am
Pre-Conference Registration
10:30-4:30pm
Pre-Conference Workshops
  • ABC’s of Pain Management for Non-Pain Specialists Presented by Steven Prakken, MD and James Finch, MD  
  • Addiction Medicine Core Knowledge and Skills Including MAT Presented by J. Paul Martin, MD, Michael Baca-Atlas, MD and Blake Fagan, MD
  • Motivational Interviewing and Counseling Skills Presented by Roy Stein, MD and Sebastian Kaplan, PhD
  • Buprenorphine Waiver Training (Half Online/Half Live Format) Presented by Stephen Wyatt, DO and Heather Douglas, MD

(AAAP is the DATA 2000 Sponsor for this training. Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI081968 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.)

5:00-6:00pm
NC Society of Addiction Medicine Business Meeting for all NC based members of ASAM 

Day 1 – May 1, 2020

Agenda updates will be added as they become available. Times are subject to change.

7:00-8:00am
Registration and Breakfast
8:00-8:15am
Welcome/Opening Remarks
8:15-10:00am 
Opening Plenary – Overview and State and National Updates with a Public Health Focus 
  • Federal Update – CDC Presented Christopher Jones, PharmD, DrPh, MPH
  • Federal Update – SAMHSA Presented by Michael King, PhD
  • North Carolina Update Presented by Carrie Brown MD, MPH
10:00-10:30am
Break
10:30-12:00pm
Concurrent Workshops
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Presented by Carl Seashore, MD 
  • Infectious Disease Medical Co-Morbidity: Hep C and HIV PrEP Presented by Rebecca Grandy, PharmD and Shuchin Shukla, MD 
  • Defining Clinical Expectations and Harm Reduction in the MAT Setting Presented by James Finch, MD, DFASAM and TBD
  • Urine Drug Screening Presented by Christine Murphy, MD
12:00-1:00pm
Lunch
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1:00-3:15pm
Afternoon Plenary 
  • Preventing Opioid Misuse and Escalation to Opioid Use Disorder: NIDA’s HEAL Prevention Initiative Presented by Phillip Graham, DrPH, MPH
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Presented by Elizabeth Quervo Tilson, MD
  • Cognitive/Behavioral Traits that Predispose to Addiction Presented by Jon Grant, MD
3:15-3:45pm
Break
3:45-5:30pm
Concurrent Workshops
  • OTP Closed Session: QTc Prolongation and Torsades de Pointes Presented by William Maddox, MD (This session is only open to Medical Directors, Program Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers currently working in and Opioid Treatment Program)
  • Detox Update: Alcohol, Opioids, Benzodiazepines, Stimulants Presented by J. Paul Martin, MD, DFASAM, DAAFP, MRO and  Michael Baca Atlas, MD
  • Case Based Discussion: SUD and Mental Health Comorbidities Presented by Ashwin Patkar, MD, DFASAM and Thomas Penders, MD
  • Counseling Skills, Medical Management, and 2020 ASAM Guidelines Presented by James Finch, MD, DFASAM and Stephen Wyatt, DO
5:45-6:45pm
NC Society of Addiction Medicine Networking Reception – All Are Welcome 

Day 2 – May 2, 2020

Agenda updates will be added as they become available. Times are subject to change.

7:15-8:15am
Registration and Breakfast 
8:15-9:45am 
Morning Plenary 

  • Epidemiology, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Impact of Common Stimulants Presented by Thomas Kosten, MD
  • Clinical Response to Stimulant Misuse Presented by Thomas Kosten, MD
9:45-10:15am
Break
10:15-12:00pm
Concurrent Workshops
  • Pain Management: Opioid and Non-Opioid Interventions Presented by Mark Romanoff, MD
  • Behavioral Addictions Presented by Jon Grant, MD 
  • Methamphetamine/Stimulants Presented by Thomas Kosten, MD and Ashwin Patkar, MD, DFASAM
  • Buprenorphine Updates and Case Based Discussion Presented by Stephen Wyatt, DO and  Blake Fagan, MD
  • Provider Burnout Experiential Group: Self-Care = Good Care Led by Eric Morse, MD
12:00-1:00pm
Lunch
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1:00-4:00pm
Closing Plenary 
  • Part 1: Vaping Presented by Susan McDowell, MD
  • Part 2: Cannabis/CBD: Clinical Utility in Pain, Anxiety, Sleep Presented by Edgar Alfonso Romero-Sandoval, MD 
  • Part 3: Alcohol Use Disorders: Intervening Across the Spectrum – Is moderation an option? Presented by James Finch, MD
  • Part 4: New/Emerging Hot Topics including Kratom Presented by Thomas Penders, MD
2:30-2:45pm
Break