Addiction Medicine Primer for the Non-Addictionologist (includes pharmacology)
Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:10 PM (CDT)
Speaker: Leonard M. Spishakoff, M.D.
Board Certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
University of Chicago
Leonard M. Spishakoff M.D. is board certified in family medicine and addiction medicine. Dr. Spishakoff is affiliated with mulitple hospitals in the Chicago metropolitan area, and has extensive knowledge in clinicial practice. Dr. Spishakoff is a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Chicago. He is recognized, awarded, and honored for his remarkable success. Dr. Spishakoff received the Patients Choice Award for three consecutive years (2008-2010); He was President of medical staff and chairman of utilization review at one of Chicago's metropolitan hospitals (1998-2003). Needless to say, Dr. Spishakoff was selected as one of the Castle Connoly American's "Top Doctors in Chicago Metropolian Area" (2002-2004). He was elected Committee Member of Drug and Therapeutics of Illinois Medical Society/ ILL DHS (1997-2002). In fact, Dr. Spishakoff received the Resident Teacher Award of Society of Teachers of Family Medicine of the American Academy of Family Physicians (1996). Dr. Spishakoff is recognized and dedicated to his profession. He will present the topic of Addiction Medicine Primer for the Non-Addictionologist.
Date of Conference:
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Location of Conference:
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
101 Mariners Way
East Peoria, Illinois 61611
Continuing Education (CE)
6.66 CE Contact hours (includes 3.0 pharmacology contact hours )
This CE activity is designed for the additional hours required for advance practice nurses/ advance practice registered nurses with prescriptive authority in Illinois as well as registered nurse. The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to recognize patients with addictive behaviors and properly manage the patient’s care. A comprehensive approach in providing care for the patient with chemical dependency will be discussed.
Who should attend?
Advance Practice Nurses
Allied Healthcare Professionals
Program begins at 9:00 a.m. ensure to arrive 20 minutes before the program begins.
The educatonal material to this activity will be provided on the day of the seminar.
Lunch on your own.
Parking lot and street parking available.
Refund/Transfer/ Cancellation Policy:
The faculty and planning committee have declared no conflict of interest. Criteria for judging successful completion includes attending the entire session and turning in an evaluation form, pretest, and post-test. This is not a pass or fail course, post-test is for educational research purposes only.
Successful completion of this program requires a 100% participation.
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurse Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Approval valid through August 14, 2016. ONA# 17, 022
18w140 Butterfield Road,
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181;
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