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Continuing Education

A Practical Approach to PDMP Usage: A Townhall Event

We are excited to announce an upcoming continuing education program being held on Monday, April 8, 2024, in Dothan, Alabama.  Two hours of continuing education credit related to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) are available for healthcare professionals.

If you have any questions or issues, please contact the Harrison College of Pharmacy, Office of Alumni and Professional Affairs at [email protected] or Auburn University’s Center for Opioid Research, Education, and Outreach at [email protected]. Thank you for your interest in our programs.

This project is supported by Grant No 15PBJA-21-GG-02611-PDMP awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. This document’s points of view or opinions are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

2024 Substance Misuse Summit

The Center for Opioid Research, Education and Outreach has partnered with the Alabama Department of Public Health to host an interdisciplinary summit focused on the topic of substance misuse.

Continuing education credit will be offered for many professions.

Date: 2/9/2024
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Check-in beginning at 7:30 a.m.)
Cost: $25.00
Location: Frazer Church in Montgomery, Alabama

This knowledge-based program is intended for an interdisciplinary audience including but not limited to physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, social workers, mental health professionals, community leaders, and law enforcement professionals.

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This project is supported by Grant No 15PBJA-21-GG-02611-PDMP awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

The Alabama Health Professionals' Opioid and Pain Management Education (ALAHOPE) platform is live at alahope.org.

ALAHOPE is a product of the Prescribers and Dispensers Committee of the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council. This work has been a collaboration of the Jefferson County Department of Health, the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Health Professions, the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners, and multiple subject matter experts from across the state of Alabama. The target populations for this curriculum are health professions students at the undergraduate or graduate level and practicing healthcare professionals.

Free continuing education credit is offered for physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and social workers. This content meets the new educational requirements of DEA-registered practitioners. See the MATE Training Letter for more information.

This project was supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Overdose Data to Action cooperative agreement. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

 





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