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Responsible Prescribing Conference

Sep
27
Wed
Sep 27, 2017
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Elks Lodge #1400
Alma, MI

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Registration and Lunch begin at 12:30pm.  Program begins at 1pm.

This event will be held at the Elks Lodge 1400, Alma Michigan.

Continuing Education Credits

Physician and Nurses
MidMichigan Health is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MidMichigan Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social work and MCBAP continuing education credits are anticipated.

If you have questions about this conference, please contact Shanna Hensler at (989) 466-3661.

Fees & Payment

This course is FREE 

Description

Caring for the Addicted Patient

R. Corey Waller, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.E.P., D.F.A.S.A.M.

Senior Medical Director, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP

 Dr. Waller is an addiction, pain, and emergency medicine specialist and the Senior Medical Director for Education and Policy at the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP). Before joining CCHP he worked for the Spectrum Health System in Grand Rapids, Michigan, which is a fully integrated health system with 11 hospitals and over 1000 employed physicians. He was the Medical Director of the Spectrum Health Medical Group Center for Integrative Medicine, the Medical Staff Chief of Pain Medicine to the Spectrum Health Hospital System, the President of the Michigan Society of Addiction Medicine, as well as SUD Medical Director at Lakeshore Regional Partners (Community Mental Health-Region 3). Dr. Waller earned a Master’s of Science in neuromolecular biology at Southwest Texas State University and earned his Medical Degree at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio. Dr. Waller completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and is board Certified in Addiction Medicine. Dr. Waller’s special interests include creating a comprehensive workforce development suite for the care of complex high cost patients, understanding the biopsychosocial and financial impact of high cost complex patients as well as the unique interaction of pain and addiction.

Objectives:

• Review and predict addictive behaviors

• Describe safe approaches to pain treatment in addiction

• Describe evidence based approaches to addiction treatment

• Describe the national best practices for the treatment of patients with addiction

• Provide examples of effective communication between providers and patients

• Describe effective ways to work with families of known heroin users

 

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location
1. Wed, September 27 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM Elks Lodge #1400

Location Details

  • Elks Lodge #1400
    610 W. Warwick Drive
    Alma, MI 48801

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