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Understanding Opioid Use Disorder

Spokane Regional Opioid Taskforce

Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM (PDT)

Understanding Opioid Use Disorder

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Understanding Opioid Use Disorder: supportive strategies for prevention and long-term recovery conference


This event brings together diverse partners to outline strategies and lay the foundation of lasting partnerships to identify patients in need, treat OUD, and aid in long-term recovery from opioid dependence. It includes both presentations and interactive workshops to build skills and deepen understanding of the disease and how to effectively support patients who suffer from OUD.


 Continuing education credits will be provided free of charge. For more information, see below.




8:00-8:30  Registration and Networking


Opening Remarks

Speaker: Bob Lutz, M.D., M.P.H.,  Health Officer, Spokane Regional Health District


8:45-9:30 Plenary: Addiction as a Disease

Speaker: John Roll, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Research, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University


9:30-10:15  Plenary: Combating the Opioid Crisis

Speaker:  Bob Lutz, M.D.,  M.P.H., Health Officer, Spokane Regional Health District


10:15-10:30  Break


10:30 –11:15 Plenary: Pharmacology of opioids and treatment

Speaker: Nicole Perea, Academic Fellow, Pharmacotherapy, Washington State University


11:15-12:30  Panel Discussion: Continuum of Care Workshop


Mike Lopez, Integrated Medical Services Manager, Spokane Fire Department

Dr. Lora Jasman, Internal Medicine, MultiCare Rockwood Clinic

Leslie Fifer, ARNP, Opioid Treatment Program, Spokane Regional Health District


12:30– 13:30  Networking Lunch (not provided)


13:30 – 15:00  Patient Care Vignette Discussions

Session Description: Small groups consisting of a diverse group of practitioners will evaluate a fictional patient for potential opioid misuse or use disorder, discuss treatment options, discuss how healthcare team would work together to provide team-based care to the patients given their different fields, and develop a patient care plan.


15:00-15:15  Break


15:15 – 16:45  Panel Discussion: Treatment of Pain

Matt Layton, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director for the WSU Program of Excellence in Addictions Research

Kelli Pearson, D.C., Chiropractic specialist, Pearson And Weary Pain Relief Clinics

Michele Moore, NP, Opioid pain management

Jennifer Timoney, Behavioral Health Program Manager, CHAS


16:45  Closing





For Physicians and Nurses:


This Live activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




For Pharmacist:


ACPE UAN: 0130-9999-19-180-L01-P | 6.75 hours of CPE | Activity Type: Application | Disclosures: None


To Earn CPE Credit: In order to receive credit, the pharmacist must attend the full conference and hand in a meeting evaluation and mark down the code that is given for the activity as validation of attending. The evaluation as well as your NABP e-profile ID and birth date MMDD will need to be received by the WSPA in order for you to receive credit.


The Washington State Pharmacy Association only has 60 days from the date of the activity to upload the CPE information to the CPE Monitor and will upload the CE within 30 days of the event. It will be your responsibility to check the CPE Monitor before the 60 days to make sure the CE is uploaded in your profile. If there are any problems, you will need to contact WSPA 425-228-7171.


The Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education



Dentists and Social Workers:


Continuing Education Credits for dentists and social workers have been filed with the Spokane Dental Society and the National Association of Social Workers. Determination of credits are pending.




This event is sponsored by: Arcora Foundation, Eastern Washington AHEC, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine WSU, WWAMI AHEC, and Spokane Regional Health District.


This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U77HP03022, for the WWAMI Area Health Education (WWAMI AHEC) Program Office and its five regional Centers in the total amount of $639,012 for the 2018-19 fiscal year (with a 1:1 total match of $639,012 from non-federally funded governmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.







Have questions about Understanding Opioid Use Disorder? Contact Spokane Regional Opioid Taskforce

When & Where

CCRS (Formerly South Campus/Bookie Building)
412 E Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99202

Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM (PDT)

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