Fall 2016 Conference
Women and the
Escalating Opioid Crisis
What is happening and
what providers need to know
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3rd, 4:30 to 8:00PM
The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
222 Richmond Street, Providence, RI
Free parking available at adjacent Richmond Garage (see security for parking voucher)
4:30-5:15 Registration / Resource Booths / Box Dinner
5:15-5:30 Welcome and Presentation of Karen Rosene Montella MD, Spark Award
Peg Miller, MD, FACP, Co-Chair, Women’s Health Council of Rhode Island,Women’s Medicine Collaborative
5:30-6:15 State of the State in the Opioid Crisis
Corinna Roy, MA, Acting Deputy Director, Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals
Opioid Use in Pregnancy: A Crisis of Epic Proportions
Mara Coyle, MD, Women & Infants Hospital
6:15 – 7:25 Panel: Practical Realities for Providers
Panel Facilitator: Wendy Fox, PT, DPT, GCS, WCS, Women & Infants Hospital
How to Use the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Henrique Pedro, RPh, Lifespan Pharmacy
Pain Safe Prescribing DOH Guidelines and Tools
James McDonald, MD, MPH, Rhode Island Department of Health
Perspective from the Emergency Department
Melanie Lippmann, MD, Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department
Perspective on Intervention, Treatment and Recovery
Lori Dorsey, MSW, Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals
7:25-7:55 Feedback, Q&A
Carrie Bridges Feliz, MPH, Co-Chair, Women’s Health Council of Rhode Island, Lifespan Community Health Institute
7:55–8:00 Closing Remarks
Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, Director, Rhode Island Department of Health
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas of Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women’s Health Council of RI. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown university is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program. This activity is approved for 2.5 Category 1 CE Credits. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only.
Licensed Medical Health Counselors: This program has been approved for 2.5 continuing education units by the RI Mental Health Counselors Association.
Rhode Island Chemical Dependency Professionals: This program has been approved through the RI Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals for the RI Certification Board for 2.5 continuing education credits for Rhode Island Chemical Dependency Professionals.
Nurses: This Continuing Nursing Education Activity has been submitted to the Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD) for approval to award 2.5 contact hours. Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Physicians Assistants/Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 2.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.5 Social Work continuing education credits by the National Association of Social Workers-Rhode Island Chapter in accordance with the Regulations of the RI Social Work Board of Licensure.
Physical Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.5 Continuing Education Hours by the Rhode Island American Physical Therapy Association.
The program is sponsored by
Lifespan Women’s Medicine Collaborative and
Lifespan Community Health Institute