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Boxing with Opioids: CHCs’ Knock-Out Summit to Combat the Epidemic

One-Day Clinical Conference
Approved for 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Boxing with Opioids: CHCs’ Knock-Out Summit to Combat the Epidemic

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the MS State Medical Association and MS Primary Health Care Association.   The MS State Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

MS State Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

6.08 contact hours awarded for nursing

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Inc. an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Quality Improvement Workgroup will host their Spring One-Day Clinical Conference for community health centers and interested safety net providers. This training is actually important for all health center staff…..particularly health center providers, clinical leads and quality improvement personnel as it addresses not only the dynamics of the opioid crisis but screening, linkage to care and treatment options, as well as behavioral health as it relates to opioid addiction.

When:  March 7, 2018, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Trustmark Park
             110 Bass Pro Drive, Pearl, MS  39208

There is not a block of rooms. If rooms needed, call 601-939-5238 or visit hotel website.

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FEE: Per participant, Includes continental breakfast and lunch
  • $99 for MPHCA members
  • $129 for non-members


Panel Discussion: The Opioid Epidemic

  • Dana Crenshaw, PMP Director, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy
  • Ann Rodio, LMSW, MBA, CPSS, MS Targeted Opioid Project  

    MS Department of Mental Health Bureau of Alcohol & Drug Services, Program Administrator

  • TBD, Bureau of Narcotics


Medical Regulations

Stanley R. “Randy” Easterling, MD, Pathway Healthcare

The Impact of Opioid Addiction on Infectious Diseases 
Chiquita M. Francis, MPA, Public Health Analyst, HRSA

Medical Assisted Treatment 
Jerri Avery, PhD, Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center, Director

Clinical Workflow: Urine Drug Screening/Evidenced-Based Guidelines
Scott Hambleton, MD, Mississippi Professionals’ Health Program, Director
Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
Melissa W. Holland, MA, MD, FACOG, CAADC, Workforce Development Specialist, MSPHI

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