A PROJECT OF THE NORTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
Flo A. SteinFlo A. Stein, MPH
NC PIC Project Manager
Deputy Director
Division of MH/DD/SAS

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Upcoming NC PIC Meeting

Prevention Strategies for Stemming the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

Thursday, June 16, 2016  |  10:00am-2:30pm

North Carolina State University Jane S. McKimmon Conference and Training Center

1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC  27606

 

Overview & Speakers

On June 16, the North Carolina Practice Improvement Collaborative will be hosting a conference to promote the identification and implementation of evidence-based interventions for preventing prescription opioid medication misuse and abuse.  The goal of the meeting is to promote the identification and implementation of evidence-based interventions for preventing prescription opioid medication misuse and abuse.

The nationally recognized speakers will include the following:

David J. Tauben, MD, FACP, Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, University of Washington in Seattle: Public Policy Development and Implementation

Jeffrey A. Gray, Pharm.D., CDE, Associate Professor, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University: Community-Based Prescription Drug Take-Back Programs

Catheryn M. Hockaday, Ph.D., CFLE, Human Sciences Specialist, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, Iowa State University: Prevention Programming for Youth

Agenda

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9:30 am  Registration

10:00 am Welcome from the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services
Courtney M. Cantrell, Ph.D., Director, Community Policy Management, North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services

10:05 am Background and Introduction of the Day
Flo Stein

10:10 am Washington State’s Interagency Guideline on Prescribing Opioids for Pain
David J. Tauben, MD, FACP, Chief, UW Division of Pain Medicine, Clinical Professor, Hughes M & Katherine G Blake Endowed Professor, Departments of Medicine and Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA
Introduction by Courtney Cantrell, Ph.D.

11:10 am The Prescription Drug Take-Back Program in Rural Tennessee
Jeffrey A. Gray, Pharm.D., CDE, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Chairman, Assessment Committee, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University
Introduction by Flo Stein

12:10 pm Catered Lunch

1:00 pm Longitudinal Effects of the Strengthening Families Program on Prescription Drug Misuse
Catheryn M. Hockaday, Ph.D., CFLE, Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, Iowa State University
Introduction by Melinda Pankratz, Ph.D.

2:00 pm Implementation Survey and Wrap Up
Wei Li Fang, Ph.D., Governor’s Institute

Contact Us

For additional meeting information, please contact Wei Li Fang, PhD at wei.li.fang@governorsinstitute.org.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Shaquita Basemore at shaquita.basemore@governorsinstitute.org.