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Norfolk County Safe Prescribing & Dispensing Conference: How to Prevent Overdose Among Pediatric Patients (Free)

Date(s):
April 23, 2019
Venue:
The Lantana
43 Scanlon Dr
Randolph, MA 02368 
Website:
Not available
Description:

This interprofessional education program, planned in partnership with the Norfolk District Attorney's Office, the Northeastern University Bouve College of Health Sciences School of Nursing - School Health Academy, School of Pharmacy, and the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts, will provide participants with knowledge-based training on how to make more informed prescribing decisions, better identify pediatric patients at risk for substance use and overdose, and be able to assist those patients in navigating treatment and recovery.

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Audience: All who provide care and access to medicine for pediatric patients in Norfolk County, including pediatricians, family practitioners, nurse practitioners, public school nurses and public high school athletic trainers.

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Registration Fees: FREE

Activity Objectives:
• Discuss Norfolk County overdose death review data and its use in recommending strategies to save lives in the pediatric population
• Explain the use of SBIRT in the identification of at-risk pediatric patients
• Summarize the importance of using MassPAT to protect pediatric patients and your practice
• Describe safer and better-informed prescribing decisions for pediatric patients
• Summarize recent updates to the legal and regulatory requirements designed to limit access to opioids
• List examples of treatment facilities in Norfolk County and state the importance of treatment options to help pediatric patients in the recovery process
• Review the importance of interprofessional collaboration to prevent overdose death in the pediatric population

NOTE: This conference is open ONLY to Pediatricians, Family Practitioners, Pharmacists, Public School Nurses and High School Athletic Trainers practicing in Norfolk County, MA.

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office. The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Massachusetts Medical Society 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 parti

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