Saturday, October 20
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center

The Medical Society of Virginia and Governor Ralph Northam, M.D., are partnering together to host a Health Care Provider Opioid Summit. Join regional, state, and national experts in a discussion about how states, stakeholders, health care providers, and physicians can partner together to solving the nation’s opioid crisis.

The day-long event will feature continuing education, the opportunity to hear from communities successfully addressing the crisis, and the chance to connect with Virginia decision makers to inform the next phase of policy action.

The Summit is designed for the health care community but is open to the public.

Tickets

$100 per person (MSV members can attend free of charge. Click here for registration options.)


Schedule

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Curbing the Crisis: How Physician Leadership Can End the Opioid Epidemic
Hear from Virginia’s first physician governor, Governor Ralph Northam, M.D., on the Commonwealth’s opioid epidemic and how health care providers can lead into the next phase of overcoming the crisis.

Shared Successes, Lessons Learned  

A panel discussion Moderated by Virginia Department of Behavior Health and Developmental Services Commissioner S. Hughes Melton, M.D., MBA, FAAFP, FABAM about how states, stakeholders, health care providers, and physicians can partner to solve the nation’s opioid crisis.

Sara Goldsby MSW, MPH - Director of the Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services, South Carolina
Clay Stamp - Executive Director Opioid Operational Command Center, Maryland
Tim Thomas - Federal Co-Chair for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
Patrice Harris, M.D.,MA - AMA President-Elect

Physician Leadership Policy Forum
Join Secretary of Health and Human Resources, Daniel Carey, M.D., to discuss current successes and challenges in Virginia’s opioid crisis. Attendees will provide input on their experiences, recommended changes, and additional resources necessary to help communities overcome the addiction crisis.

Lunch

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Buprenorphine Waiver Training Click Here for Full Description of Course

This course will be conducted by Dr. Al Arias, who is an associate professor and the Associate Division Chair for Addiction Psychiatry for Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master Trainer on Addiction Disease Management for the Virginia Department of Health.  

This course will deliver the required live portion of the total training hours needed for prescribers interested in seeking their waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder. 

Participants will receive access to the second session of online education and can receive up to 8 hours of CME.

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Issues in the Primary Care Management of Acute Pain: Managing the Opioid Crisis in the Primary Care Office  Click Here for Full Description of Course
This 2 hour training will be conducted by Dr. David Hartman who is the Chief of Adult Outpatient Psychiatry at Carillion and on faculty at VTC Medical School. This training is being offered free to all participants, courtesy of the Virginia Department of Health. 

Participants can receive up to 2 hours of CME.


Registration Options

Register: MSV Members

Register: Non-Members

 


ASAM Buprenorphine Waiver Training
This 8-hour course covers treating opioid use disorder using interactive, case-based learning and evidence-based practices. This course will provide the required 8 hours needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in office-based treatment of opioid use disorders. ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training.

Continuing Medical Education Credit
The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Participants taking the buprenorphine waiver training will have 30 days to complete the online portion.  ASAM does not award partial credit.  The combined online enduring material and live activity will provide the required 8 hours needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in office-based treatment of opioid use disorders.

Issues in the Primary Care Management of Acute Pain: Managing the Opioid Crisis in the Primary Care Office
This forum will include an introduction to the opioid epidemic crisis and an overview of formulate responses to the challenges encountered in the primary care as it relates to the management of acute pain.   

Continuing Medical Education Credit
VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.