Maryland’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: A Tool to Support Safer Pr...

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Maryland’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: A Tool to Support Safer Prescribing Practices

Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 12 pm - 1 pm
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Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)

Frederick County Health Department

Target Audience: Primary care and specialty prescribers in Frederick County

CME Credit: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify 3 principles of safer controlled medication prescribing

  2. Describe 3 clinical components of the Maryland PDMP

  3. Integrate PDMP findings into clinical decision making when prescribing controlled medications


Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH
Consultant, Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)
Medical Director, Institutes for Behavior Resources, Inc. / REACH Health Services
Vice President, American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

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Tracy Sommer, LCSW
Behavioral Health Consultant, MACS

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