111 Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: "Drug Abuse, Prevention, and the Case for Physical Engagement" (101614)
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.
Practicing Emergency Medicine faculty and community physicians, residents in training, fellows, medical students, nurses, and other interested health care professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:
- Discuss the magnitude of the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse and diversion and the implications for patients and physicians.
- Describe some of the recent missteps states have taken in their efforts to manage the crisis and outline a multipronged strategy for moving forward.
- Explain the role of physician engagement in advancing change on everything from drug abuse to health outcomes to health system reform.
Course Director: Robert Suter, DO, MHA, FACEP, FIFEM
Speaker: Steven Stack, MD, FACEP
- 1.00 AMA
- 1.00 Attendance