Effective Approaches to Addressing Patients with Substance Abuse Disorders in the Emergency Department: A Knowledge Exchange will be taught by emergency medicine colleagues who have implemented practical techniques and successful working models for treating patients with SUD in their emergency departments.
Emergency physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and emergency department directors and administrators are encouraged to attend as the sessions will emphasize collaborative efforts to address SUD in emergency departments.
The workshop will focus on clinical management of prescription opioid use disorders and screening and brief intervention for substance use disorders, and will include information about related NIDA/SAMHSA Blending Initiative products. Registration for this workshop ($60) is separate from the the ACEP Conference.
When: 8am – 5:30pm, Sunday, October 13, 2013
Where: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
View agenda & register: http://www.acep.org/acep13/substanceabuse/