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Educational Opportunity

 

Onondaga County Health Department

invites you to attend a FREE

Opioid Epidemic Educational Session

for Medical Providers

Thursday, August 24th, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

or

Saturday, August 26th, 8:30 to 10:30 am

Marley Education Center at Crouse Health
765 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210

  • 2.0 Continuing Medical Education credits available to registered applicants, provided through SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Free parking at Crouse Hospital Garage, courtesy of Crouse Health
  • Light refreshments will be provided 30 minutes before the start of the training, courtesy of St. Joseph’s Hospital

 

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OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN OUR COMMUNITY: A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS

Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, MA, FACP, Commissioner of Health, Onondaga County and
Voluntary Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS MUST LEAD US OUT OF THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Ross Sullivan, MD, Director-Medical Toxicology Consultation Service and

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Followed by a discussion moderated by Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, MA, FACP

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this training, participants should be able to:
• Describe approaches to initiating conversations about opioid dependency and addiction with patients
• Apply strategies to identify patients that are at high risk for opioid addiction and related morbidity and mortality
• Explain patient centered approaches for prescribing naloxone

EVENT PARKING
Free parking will be provided for registered attendees at Crouse Hospital Garage located at 701 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210. Parking is courtesy of Crouse Health. Parking voucher information will be provided following event registration.

CONFERENCE INFORMATION
For further information, please contact Cathy Clark at 315-435-3155

Sponsored by Onondaga County Health Department, Crouse Health,

St. Joseph’s Health, and SUNY Upstate Medical University

REGISTRATION
Pre-registration is required. Registration Deadline: Monday, August 21st, 4:00 pm

 

 
 
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