Prescription Diversion Summit

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
222 Richmond Street | Providence, RI 02912
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Program Description:

This multidisciplinary program presented by local experts, will provide practitioners with critical insights into the scope of the problem of prescription drug diversion and abuse in Rhode Island. Critical tools and strategies available to address abuse from the exam room to the emergency room to the counter of the neighborhood pharmacy will be presented.

Target Audience:

Physicians, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners, and Other Healthcare Providers

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the scope of the prescription drug abuse and diversion problem in Rhode Island;
  2. Explain Rhode Island’s Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) use to date and barriers to adoption;
  3. Discuss how the PMP can be used to assess treatment, coordinate care and detect a problem;
  4. Evaluate patient risks and apply strategies to prevent prescription drug abuse and diversion.
CME Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accorded with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Rhode Island Department of Health. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only clai m credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program qualifies for 4.0 hours CME Credit in Risk Management, one of the required areas of section 6.0; 6.2.1 RI CME licensure requirements.

Continuing Pharmacy Education Information
The University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Attendance and completion of online evaluations and selfassessment tools at the conclusion of the program are required for issuance of a statement of credit.

UNIVERSAL ACTIVITY NUMBERS: This learning activity provides 4.0 contact hours (0.4 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit. 0060-999-14-049-L03-P (Pharmacy Law). This is a knowledge based learning activity.

Jointly Provided by:

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Rhode Island Department of Health

In Parternership With:
The University of Rhode Island; US Department of Justice, District of Rhode Island; US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration; Rhode Island Medical Society

Registration Fee: $40.00

Fee includes: Breakfast, breaks, access to an online syllabus, and complimentary on-site parking.

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