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Education on Hospice and Palliative Medicine
September 1, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee will be able to; list various verbal gambits to initiate Goals of Care discussion; enumerate four or more causes of nausea in a terminally ill patient; describe the end point of various terminal illnesses at which time referral to hospice becomes appropriate; and describe how to initiate and progress opioid therapy for pain and how to make appropriate changes in the regimen.
Target Audience: Fam Med, Int Med, Peds, Surg, Emerg Med, Path, Onc, Adv PN, PA, Pharm, Nurses, Med or Nursing Students, Social Workers, Chaplains
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 2.50; Attendance Credit - 2.50
One Care of Southwest Virginia - Prescription Drug Abuse Forum
September 10, 2016
New137893
Objective: As a result of participating in this course/class, the attendee will be able to: incorporate overdose prevention education and naloxone rescue kits into medical and pharmacy practice by educating patients about overdose risk reduction and furnishing naloxone rescue kits; evaluate current scientific approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders; describe licensing boards' required approaches to pain management; compare options available for treatment of opioid dependence (i.e., methadone maintenance therapy, buprenorphine, naltrexone) with a focus on safety, efficacy and appropriate prescribing precautions; describe the universal precautions for prescribing controlled substances; and interpret prescription drug monitoring reports as a routine practice in patient-centered care.
Lynchburg, VA
Target Audience: Phys (IM, FM, OB, EM) Surg, Ped, Psyc, APNs, PAs, Pharm, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 6.00; Attendance Credit - 6.00
One Care of Southwest Virginia - Prescription Drug Abuse Forum
September 11, 2016
New137893
Objective: As a result of participating in this course/class, the attendee will be able to: incorporate overdose prevention education and naloxone rescue kits into medical and pharmacy practice by educating patients about overdose risk reduction and furnishing naloxone rescue kits; evaluate current scientific approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders; describe licensing boards' required approaches to pain management; compare options available for treatment of opioid dependence (i.e., methadone maintenance therapy, buprenorphine, naltrexone) with a focus on safety, efficacy and appropriate prescribing precautions; describe the universal precautions for prescribing controlled substances; and interpret prescription drug monitoring reports as a routine practice in patient-centered care.
Chesterfield, VA
Target Audience: Phys (IM, FM, OB, EM) Surg, Ped, Psyc, APNs, PAs, Pharm, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 6.00; Attendance Credit - 6.00
MSVF SYNC - Transforming Healthcare Leadership
September 16, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: understand the changing landscape of healthcare and the strategic implications for organizations; understand the potential of inter-professional collaboration for organizational success; effectively engage in collaborative teamwork and leadership; and apply collaborative teamwork and leadership principles through a Capstone Project addressing an organizational challenge.
Richmond, Virginia
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM, OB/GYN, Peds), Surgeons, Emerg Med, Psychiatrists, APN, PA, Pharmacists, Nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 9.00; Attendance Credit - 9.00
One Care of Southwest Virginia - Prescription Drug Abuse Forum
September 24, 2016
New137893
Objective: As a result of participating in this course/class, the attendee will be able to: incorporate overdose prevention education and naloxone rescue kits into medical and pharmacy practice by educating patients about overdose risk reduction and furnishing naloxone rescue kits; evaluate current scientific approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders; describe licensing boards' required approaches to pain management; compare options available for treatment of opioid dependence (i.e., methadone maintenance therapy, buprenorphine, naltrexone) with a focus on safety, efficacy and appropriate prescribing precautions; describe the universal precautions for prescribing controlled substances; and interpret prescription drug monitoring reports as a routine practice in patient-centered care.
Abingdon, VA
Target Audience: Phys (IM, FM, OB, EM) Surg, Ped, Psyc, APNs, PAs, Pharm, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 6.00; Attendance Credit - 6.00
One Care of Southwest Virginia - Prescription Drug Abuse Forum
September 25, 2016
New137893
Objective: As a result of participating in this course/class, the attendee will be able to: incorporate overdose prevention education and naloxone rescue kits into medical and pharmacy practice by educating patients about overdose risk reduction and furnishing naloxone rescue kits; evaluate current scientific approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders; describe licensing boards' required approaches to pain management; compare options available for treatment of opioid dependence (i.e., methadone maintenance therapy, buprenorphine, naltrexone) with a focus on safety, efficacy and appropriate prescribing precautions; describe the universal precautions for prescribing controlled substances; and interpret prescription drug monitoring reports as a routine practice in patient-centered care.
Blacksburg, VA
Target Audience: Phys (IM, FM, OB, EM) Surg, Ped, Psyc, APNs, PAs, Pharm, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 6.00; Attendance Credit - 6.00
The Virginia CHC Leadership Institute 2016-2017
October 1, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: understand the evolving health care system through changes in Medicare, Medicaid, FAMIS, the Virginia Health Insurance Marketplace, health plan strategies, employer health strategies, state and HRSA policies, and community needs; understand and apply best practices in clinical management in response to health system changes and community health needs; and effectively engage in collaborative leadership with CHC staff and peer organizations.
Virginia Community Healthcare Association, 3831 Westerre PKY
Knoxville, TN
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM), Psychiatrists, Dental Professionals, APNs, PAs, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
Dillard Sholes Memorial Lecture
October 5, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; provide up-to-date information to physicians, residents, students, nursing and hospital staff; and enhance patient care by utilizing information learned.
Millennium Center
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Fam Med, Int Med, OB GYN, Surg, Adv PN, Nurses, Med or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.00; Attendance Credit - 1.00
Family Practice Topics on Aging in Appalachia
October 6, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: describe primary care's role in meeting the needs of the older adult; know how to perform a simple, brief screen to assess for risk of falling; know how to counsel patients to reduce their risk of falling; understand the roles of other professionals and community resources in fall prevention; be familiar with the common signs and symptoms that older adults may display if they are depressed; understand the role of medications in causing depression and in treating depressing; know several non-pharmacologic approaches to treating depression; understand the common barriers to good communication with an older adult; know three simple screening questions for elder abuse and how to ask them; identify common physical markers of abuse or neglect; and what to do when abuse or neglect is suspected.
Emory and Henry College
Marion, VA
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM), Psychiatrists, Emergency Medicine, APNs, PAs, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Nurses, Med/Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
Volunteer to Save a Life: Tennessee Overdose Education and Naloxone Dist. for Healthcare Providers
October 10, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; explain the epidemiology of opioid overdose in Tennessee; describe the naloxone rescue act of Tennessee and associated Good Samaritan protection; examine risk factors associated with opioid overdose; incorporate overdose prevention education and naloxone rescue kits into medical and pharmacy practice by educating patients about overdose risk reduction and furnishing naloxone rescue kits.
Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB GYN, Ped, Psych, Sur, EM), APNs, PAs, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.50; Attendance Credit - 1.50
Chronic Pain Guidelines and Controlled Substance Abuse Efforts
October 25, 2016
Madison County General Hospital
Jackson, TN
Target Audience: Phys (IMED, FM, OB/GYN, Surg., Peds., Psyc., EMED, Path), APN, PA, Pharm, Psychologists, Nurses, Med and Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00
Psychiatry in the Mountains - Topics in Psychopharmacology
October 28, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; identify and recognize how to use new medications on the market; consider and evaluate side effect profiles of new agents; compare and contrast newer medications versus older ones as regards benefits and side effects; make reasonable risk-benefit analysis of medications in a variety of diagnostic conditions; and engage in mutual discussions with peers as to how to employ new medications most efficaciously..
Millennium Center
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, IM), Psych, APN, PA, PharmD, Psychologists, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 7.00; Attendance Credit - 7.00
Chronic Pain Guidelines and Controlled Substance Abuse Efforts
November 3, 2016
West Park Professional Building
Kingsport, TN
Target Audience: Phys (IMED, FM, OB/GYN, Surg., Peds., Psyc., EMED, Path), APN, PA, Pharm, Psychologists, Nurses, Med and Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00
Controversies in Pain Management: Choosing a Different Path
November 4, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; describe several common Complimentary and Integrative techniques used in the treatment of pain; discuss the evidence supporting the use of these techniques in pain treatment; and demonstrate competency in Battlefield Acupuncture and basic Os.
Millennium Center
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB GYN, Ped, Psych, Sur, EM), APNs, PAs, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students, PTs
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00