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 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits”

Saturday, March 24, 2018

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

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2018 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/Residents
**Register by February 25th 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 – 09:50a     Break & Exhibits
09:50 – 10:35a     Pro/Con Debate: Use of Marijuana – Andrew Lobonc, MD & Maryam Jowza, MD
10:35 – 11:20a     Opioid Risk Assessment and Safe Practices – Matt Mauck, MD
11:20 – 12:05p     Morning Review & Panel Discussion

12:05 – 12:50p     Lunch

12:50 – 01:35p    Assessing Substance Use Disorders Among Pregnant and Parenting Women – Hendree Jones, PhD
01:35 – 02:20p     Therapies in Pain Psychology – Seema Patidar, PhD
02:20 – 03:05p     Addiction Medicine – Robyn Jordan, MD, PhD
03:05 – 03:25p     Break & Exhibits
03:25 – 04:10p     Prescription Drug Diversion – J. Gray Fullwood
04:10 – 04:55p     The Opioid Epidemic – A Criminal Perspective – Leslie Cooley, JD
04:55 – 05:40p     Afternoon Review & Panel Discussion
05:40 – 05:55p     Summary & Wrap-up – M. Bobby Wunnava, MD, MBA

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Courtyard Chapel Hill by Marriott is offering $114.00/night, mention “UNC Pain Conference” when calling 919-883-0700 or click here to book online.