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Think SMART Oklahoma: Medical Education Seminar

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Tsa-La-Gi Community Room

17793 U.S. 62

Tahlequah, OK 74464

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Community Action Network Presents: Think SMART Oklahoma Medical Education Seminar for all providers who interact with opioid medications for pain management, or recovery therapy. This seminar will cover topics such as:

--opioid pain managment,

--medication assisted treatment,

--addressing patient and provider stigma in treating opioid use disorder,

--best practices for addressing the opioid ependency and overdose issues facing Oklahoma.

The seminar will provide oporuntities to ask questions to clinical experts and also receive resources from American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), TMF Health Quality Institute, and the American Insitute of Research (AIR).

LUNCH PROVIDED

Speakers:


Layne Subera, DO

Dr. Subera is certified in family medicine, osteopathic manipulative treatment, and pain medicine. He also provides MAT and has treated patients with SUDs in the rural setting for more than 10 years. He has extensive healthcare leadership experience and is serving as a commissioner for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control Commission. His professional interests include public safety, bioethics, and rural healthcare access. Connection for speaking engagmeent courtesy of TMF.


Carol Traut, MD

Dr. Traut is a well-respected member of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. A graduate of Harvard University and University of Southern California School of Medicine, she has devoted her career to the treatment and destigmatization of substance use disorders (SUD). In addition to a 30 year private practice, she served as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Program Director of Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at University of Colorado School of Medicine. She also directed addiction services at public and private Denver hospitals, and now provides consultation to local community health center. Dr. Traut is an active member of the recently inaugurated STR-TA consortium. This SAMHSA grant provides consultation and support to local communities to enhance services for addiction treatment. She and her husband live in the mountains of Colorado and take pleasure in visiting their three grandchildren.


Who is CAN?

The Community Action Network of the Cherokee Nation is a super-regional substance abuse coalition represented by five SMART action teams and 11 county in Northeast Oklahoma. CAN coalitions follow an evidence-based methodology known as the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) to identify underlying causes for substance abuse at the community level and implement strategies to reduce the impact of substance abuse for all people groups. In 2015, CAN received funding through the SAMHSA SPF-Partnerships for Success grant and continues to receive training and technical assistance from Certified Prevention Specialists representing Cherokee Nation. In 2016, CAN received funding through the new SAMHSA and CSAP SPF-Rx grant which enhances the strategies these coalitions are currently implementing under the previous SPF-PFS grant. CAN uses these grants to help shape the public health landscape of Northeast Oklahoma. ThinkSMART Oklahoma was launched in 2018 to raise awareness of the opioid epidemic and prescribe action steps oklahoman providers, patients and caregivers can take to think SMART about thir interactions with opioids. Visit www.thinksmartok.org to learn more.


DIRECTIONS: The training will be held at the Tsa- La- Gi Community Room which is located behind the restaurant of the Cherokees. Turn onto South Huckleberry Circle in between the gas station and the restaurant.

Look for blue ground signs pointing the way.

PARKING: Parking is available in the Cherokee Nation complex parking lot, at the community room and in front of the Restaurant.


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