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"Opioids" What's Happening in Our Own Backyard?

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Hellenic Community Centre

133 Southdale Rd. West

London, Ontario N6J 2J2

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This workshop is directed to Physicians, Dentists, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

This Interactive workshop will include:

  1. Providing healthcare providers with the local context of opioids and opioid prescribing in Middlesex-London
  2. Police perspective on illicit opioids and diversion of prescription opioids
  3. Educating healthcare providers about proper pain management (pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical) and recent pain management guidelines
  4. Assisting healthcare providers to understand responsible opioid prescribing, how to adapt safe prescribing practices and identifying patients at risk
  5. Providing healthcare providers with an understanding of the Health Quality Ontario practice reports and their implications
  6. Increasing healthcare provider knowledge of available patient focused addiction related resources
  7. Facilitated discussions among the attendees regarding their experiences, which could have implications for practice


Agenda:

1:00 pm Registration and Displays

1:30 pm Opening Remarks, Dr. Christopher Mackie

1:35 pm Opioid Crisis in London, Dr. Gayane Hovhannisyan

1:45 pm Illicit Opioids and Diversion of Prescription Opioids,

Karl Thomas and Chris Auger, Ontario Provincial Police

2:05 pm Chronic Pain Management: Going beyond Opioids,

Dr. Arun Radhakrishnan

2:25 pm Tapering Opioids: Reductio NOT ad absurdum,

Dr. Sharon Koivu

2:45 pm Refreshment Break

3:00 pm Health Quality Ontario Primary Care Progress Reports,

Dr. Cathy Faulds

3:20 pm Opiate Abuse & Suboxone, Dr. Ken Lee

3:45 pm Small Table Discussions

4:25 pm Closing Remarks and Evaluation


This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 2.5 Mainpro+ credits.


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133 Southdale Rd. West

London, Ontario N6J 2J2

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