Pain, Addiction, and the Law

This course is in collaboration with the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The purpose of this course is to review the aspects of addiction, identify who is at risk and discuss legal ramifications of inappropriately prescribing opioid medications.


Continuing Medical Education Course
"Approved for up to 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits"

Saturday, October 1, 2016

The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 

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Online Registration is now closed--walk-ins are welcome!!

2016 Registration Fees

The registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfast, breaks and lunch.

Registration Fee Registrant Type
$175.00 MD, DO, PhD, PharmD
$125.00 PA, RN, NP, PT, HCP, UNC Physicians
$75.00 Active Military
**Register by September 1st for 10% Discount


Tentative Schedule

07:15 - 07:45a    Continental Breakfast, Registration & Exhibits

07:45 - 08:00a    Overview - Justin Rountree, MD
08:00 - 08:45a    CDC Opioid Guidelines - Now What? - Brooke Chidgey, MD
08:45 - 09:30a    The North Carolina Medical Board's View on Opioid Prescribing - Bryant Murphy, MD, MBA
09:30 - 10:15a     Non-Opioid Medications for Pain Management - Dominika James, MD
10:15 - 10:30a     Break & Exhibits
10:30 - 11:15a     Opioid Addiction vs. Dependence in Pain Management:  Current Evidence and Future Directions - Amy Goetzinger, PhD
11:15 - 12:00p     Assessing Substance Use Disorders Among Pregnant and Parenting Women - Hendree Jones, PhD
12:00 - 12:30p     Morning Review & Panel Discussion

12:30 - 01:30p    Lunch

01:30 - 02:15p     Problems of Addiction - Burton Hutto, MD
02:15 - 03:00p     Prescription Drug Diversion - J. Gray Fullwood
03:00 - 03:15p     Break & Exhibits
03:15 - 04:00p     Rescue Home Naloxone Therapy - Andrew Lobonc, MD
04:00 - 04:45p     The Opioid Epidemic - A Criminal Perspective - Leslie Cooley, JD
04:45 - 05:15p     Afternoon Review & Panel Discussion
05:15 - 05:30p     Summary & Wrap-up - M. Bobby Wunnava, MD, MBA



Courtyard Chapel Hill by Marriott is offering $134.00/night, mention "UNC Pain Conference" when calling 919-883-0700 or click here to book online