ADDICTION MEDICINE ESSENTIALS

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2019 ESSENTIALS CONFERENCE – AGENDA UPDATES WILL BE POSTED AS SOON AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE.

The second annual Addiction Medicine Essentials conference, to be held October 4-5 in Durham, NC, will provide addiction medicine basics for a range of healthcare professionals working in primary care and behavioral settings. Topics will include Core Concepts of Addiction, Behavioral Pharmacotherapy, Common Comorbidities, Motivational Interviewing, and more. Join us for one or both days! The agenda below is in-progress, check back for program updates.

Day 1 – October 4

8:15-9:00am
Registration
9:00-12:00pm (includes morning break)
Plenary Sessions and Discussion 
  • Current Epidemiology and Evolving Landscape

Presented by Scott Proescholdbell, MPH 

  • Core Concepts of Addiction

Presented by James W. Finch, MD

  • Behavioral Aspects of Co-Occurring MH and SUD

Presented by Steven Prakken, MD 

  • Pharmacotherapy for SUD: Review and Update

Presented by Ashwin Patkar, MD 

12:00-12:45pm
Lunch  
12:45-4:00pm (includes afternoon break)
Plenary Sessions and Discussion 
  • Pharmacotherapy for Co-Morbidity: Psychotropics/Analgesics

Presented by Steven Prakken, MD

  • Medical Comorbidities with Focus on ID: How to Screen and How to Handle plus How to be Cost Effective in OBOT and OTP Settings

Presented by Eric Morse, MD

  • Behavioral Addictions

Presented by TBD

  • Additional Addiction Medicine Topic

Presented by TBD

Credits pending approval (CME, CPE, NCSAPPB).

Day 2 – October 5

8:15-9:00am
Registration 
9:00-12:00pm 
Morning Concurrent Workshop Options (includes morning break)
  • Addiction Medicine 101: Addiction Medicine Basics including Medication Assisted Treatment

Presented by Roy Stein, MD and TBD 

  • Case Based Discussion on Managing Co-occuring Psych Conditions in Setting of SUD: Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Presented by Ashwin Patkar, MD and TBD

12:00-12:45pm
Lunch
12:30-3:30pm 
Afternoon Concurrent Workshop Options (includes afternoon break)
  • Addiction Medicine 201: MI and CBT: Interdisciplinary Application in the Setting of SUD Treatment

Presented by James W. Finch, MD and Jane Finch, LCSW 

  • Addiction Medicine Workshop Topic TBD

Presented by TBD

Credits pending approval (CME, CPE, NCSAPPB).