The 2019 Opioid Conference was held on November 14th, 2019 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Topeka. Engaging together in this proactive effort to build a collaborative response will help to prevent the escalation of this crisis in Kansas.
Receive free CME or CNE, learn about best practices for opioid prescribing and pain management.
Learn about prescription drug and opioid misuse and abuse prevention strategies.
Explore Opioid Use Disorder treatment and recovery approaches and best practices.
Discover law enforcement and criminal justice related issues and strategies to combat the crisis.
Strategies and support tools to prevent and treat opioid use disorder in the clinical setting.
Why Should You Attend?
- Speakers in each session will discuss strategies regarding how to address the crisis through the different lenses of Prescribing, Prevention, Treatment & Recovery, Law Enforcement and Intervention with unique voices of their professional experience.
- CME, CNE, BSRB, EMS, Law Enforcement, and Pharmacy credits may be awarded through the conference. General Continuing Education credits can be received by submitting your conference certificate to your licensing entity.
Who Should Attend?
- Medical Doctors, Nurses, Health Care Providers, Pharmacists
- Prevention Specialists, Community Coalitions, Public Health Professionals, Educators, Legislators
- Social Workers, Psychologists
- Treatment and Recovery Providers, Addiction Specialists
- Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services
- Gain awareness of the impact of the prescription drug and opioid crisis in our state.
- Explore evidence-based strategies, best practices, and resources for:
- Prescription drug and opioid misuse and abuse prevention
- Opioid Use Disorder treatment and recovery
- Pain management, opioid prescribing, and clinical interventions
- Law enforcement personnel in identifying and investigating cases associated with opioid and other drug use
Continuing Education credits may be available for CME, CNE, BSRB, EMS, Law Enforcement, and Pharmacists. Certificates of continuing education credit or general attendance will be provided to all attendees; conference certificates can be submitted to licensing entities for general CEU credits.
Hotel Room Block:
This conference is held at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, to book a hotel room and access the Opioid Conference room block Click Here.
If you have any questions about the conference or your registration, please contact Lori Moriarty, DCCCA Prevention: email@example.com
A limited number of scholarships are available for those that wish to attend but cannot afford the registration fee. Please download the application form or contact Lori Moriarty (785-841-4138) for more information.