111 Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: "Drug Abuse, Prevention, and the Case for Physical Engagement" (101614)

Dallas, TX US
October 16, 2014

This series is designed to provide continuing education for emergency medicine physicians and staff. This series is intended to deliver education to our target audience using non-formal structure that allows more flexibility and options in methods, experiential, reinforcement, and integrative.

Target Audience

Practicing Emergency Medicine faculty and community physicians, residents in training, fellows, medical students, nurses, and other interested health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss the magnitude of the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse and diversion and the implications for patients and physicians.
  2. Describe some of the recent missteps states have taken in their efforts to manage the crisis and outline a multipronged strategy for moving forward.
  3. Explain the role of physician engagement in advancing change on everything from drug abuse to health outcomes to health system reform.


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/16/2014 - 11:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/16/2014 - 12:00pm CDT
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd
McDermott Plaza Lecture Hall- D1.502
Dallas, TX 75390
United States

Course Director: Robert Suter, DO, MHA, FACEP, FIFEM

Speaker: Steven Stack, MD, FACEP

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance


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