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Towson, MD 21204

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Maryland Addiction Consultation Service & Baltimore County Department of Health
Present a CME* Session on

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic:
Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | 6:30—8:30 pm
Cafe Troia | 31 Allegheny Ave, Towson, MD 21204

*Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians for 1 CME credit. Determination of credit is pending.


Target Audience: Primary care and specialty prescribers in Maryland

CME Credit (pending approval): 1 credit

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the basic concepts of addiction

  2. To understand the current extent and severity of the opioid epidemic in the United States

  3. Describe the factors responsible for initiating and maintaining the crisis

  4. Outline available effective evidenced-based treatments and interventions for individuals with opioid use disorder

Presenter:

Christopher Welsh, MD
Consultant, Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Director – UMMC Substance Abuse Consultation Service, UMMC Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services; Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling

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Tracy Sommer, LMSW
Behavioral Health Consultant, MACS
tsommer@som.umaryland.edu

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