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KMA Virtual Meet the Mandates: “House Bill 1 (HB1) Clinical Considerations of Substance Abuse and Critical Compenents of Proper Prescribing” Aug. 29-30

KMA’s popular “Meet the Mandates” education sessions allow physicians to obtain all of their mandated CME before the end of the three-year cycle. This year’s program is being offered virtually for the first time, allowing for even greater convenience and flexibility. Register TODAY!

All sessions are presented in partnership with the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure and meet the mandated requirements for licensure.

Each session is planned for 45 minutes followed by Q&A. Participation in all sessions will provide the mandated 4.5 credits required for licensure.

More Information on KMA’s 2020 Virtual Meet the Mandates

SATURDAY KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

KMA Virtual Meet the Mandates Clinical Considerations of Substance Abuse and Critical Components of Proper Prescribing Session One: Rising Drug Trends in the US and Kentucky
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT

Christopher A. Kresnak
Supervisory Diversion Investigator
Drug Enforcement Administration

This session will discuss the current drug trends in Kentucky and examine the controlled substances that pose an increasing risk to society. This session will also discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on drug abuse in the US and how DEA is working to address the problem.

 

SUNDAY KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

KMA Virtual Meet the Mandates Clinical Considerations of Substance Abuse and Critical Components of Proper Prescribing Session Four: A Look into the Future: Exploring the Clinical, Community and Economic Implications of Substance Abuse
Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT

Rahul Gupta, M.D., MPH, MBA, FACP
Chief Medical and Health Officer, SVP
March of Dimes

This session will discuss the public health and economic implications of substance abuse and consider ways to address this issue now and into the future.

 

ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS AND SESSIONS:

Clinical Considerations of Substance Abuse and Critical Components of Proper Prescribing Session Two: An Overview of Benzodiazepines in Clinical Settings
Saturday 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. EDT

Colleen Ryan, M.D.
Psychiatry
2nd Chance Clinic and Madison State Hospital

This session will discuss the clinical guidelines for prescribing, describe the pharmacodynamics of benzodiazepines and describe methods of identifying those at risk for abuse of addiction.

Clinical Considerations of Substance Abuse and Critical Components of Proper Prescribing Session Three: COVID-19 MAT Regulations and Buprenorphine Regulation Amendments
Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

Mark Jorrisch, M.D.
Internal Medicine

This session will discuss MAT regulations during COVID-19 and recent amendments made to buprenorphine regulations.

Clinical Considerations of Substance Abuse and Critical Components of Proper Prescribing Session Five: KASPER Update
Sunday 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. EDT

Jill Lee
Consultant Pharmacist
Commonwealth of Kentucky

This session will provide the latest data from KASPER reporting.

Clinical Considerations of Substance Abuse and Critical Components of Proper Prescribing Session Six: How to Recognize a Substance Abuse Disorder
Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

Marc Whitsett, M.D.
The Ridge Ohio

This session will describe how to identify signs of substance abuse disorder; how to refer and discuss treatment options; and the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

 

REGISTER NOW

The Kentucky Medical Association gratefully acknowledges the unrestricted educational grant from the FSMB Foundation in the amount of $10,000 to support this activity.

Visit https://kyma.org/2020-kma-annual-meeting/ for more information on the 2020 KMA Virtual Annual Meeting.

If you need assistance with registration, contact Miranda Mosley at mosley@kyma.org.

 

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August 29, 2020 The next event is on September 15, 2020.
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