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The Opioid Epidemic: A Wicked Problem of the Worst Kind

  • Sioux Falls Convention Center Sioux Falls, SD (map)

Date & Location

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD

Specialties

Other, Anesthesiology/Pain Management, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Healthcare Administration , Industry Professional, Neurology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, Research, Trauma

Overview

Opioid overdoses are in daily headlines around the nation.  Health care and law enforcement professionals are seeing the signs of this epidemic across the region.  The agenda for this day will open with a national perspective, followed by several community experts discussing circumstances they already experience and options to prepare for the growing trend.

There is no cost to attend.

Lunch will be provided.

Accreditation

Physician:
Avera is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Application has been made for continuing medical education. 

Nursing:
Avera Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Application has been made for continuing nursing education.

Social Work: 
Application will be made for social work credits.