Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Workshop A: Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid use Disorders (Ceu: 7)
William Lorman, JD, PhD, MSN, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, Chief Clinical Officer, Livengrin Foundation, Inc., Bensalem, Penn.
- Describe the neurobiology of opioid addiction
- List the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of buprenorphine
- Describe all the phases of buprenorphine treatment
- List nonpharmacologic interventions for the treatment of opioid addiction
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Workshop B: Addictions 101: An Addictions Treatment Primer (Ceu: 7)
Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Describe the final common pathway for reward and pleasure.
- List the intoxication and withdrawal syndromes for at least 3 categories of drugs.
- Describe the assessment and treatment issues for the patient in detox.
- Identify at least 3 ways patients’ attitudes and behaviors influence our ability to treat them.
Workshop C: Compassionate or Codependent: The Impact of Addiction on Families
Hortensia DeJesus, CADC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor),ICADC (International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor), SAP (Substance Abuse Professional)
Dr. Robert Hunter, Phd - Clinical Psychologist, Nationally Certified Problem Gambling Counselor
Dr. Kasey Dean, DNP, PMHNP
- Describe how co-dependency sabotages the recovery process of the patient.
- Learn communication strategies that are effective in treating patients and helping families with addiction.
- Identify co-dependent patterns of interaction and communication.
- Assess if acts of compassion for the patient hinders recovery or not.
Above subject to change
Ceu's are pending with the California Board of Nursing.