June 21 Jun 21
2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Friday Fri

Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Residents Housewide Debate: This House Believes That More Regulatory Efforts are Needed to Curb the Opioid Epidemic

Kamaal Jones, MD, Michael O'Hara, MD, Bradley Segal, MD, Jewel Sheehan, MD

The opioid epidemic is responsible for ~ 50,000 deaths per year in the US. Prescription opioids are often the first exposure and have been associated with persistent use and abuse. Whether or not heightened regulatory efforts around prescribing will impact subsequent abuse is controversial.

 

Speaker

Kamaal Jones, MD
Resident, Stanford Pediatrics Residency Program

Jewel Sheehan, MD
Resident, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Bradley Segal, MD
Resident, Child Neurology, Stanford Pediatrics Residency Program

Michael O'Hara, MD
Resident, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Session Description

The opioid epidemic is responsible for ~ 50,000 deaths per year in the US. Prescription opioids are often the first exposure and have been associated with persistent use and abuse. Whether or not heightened regulatory efforts around prescribing will impact subsequent abuse is controversial.

Education Goals

  • Convey the current statistics surrounding opioid use and abuse in the US
  • Describe the association between index opioid prescriptions and subsequent abuse
  • Review current regulatory efforts aimed at curbing excessive opioid use
  • Debate the impact of these efforts

Location

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (West Building)
725 Welch Road, Auditorium (Room 180)
Palo Alto, CA 94304
USA

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Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (West Building)

725 Welch Road, Auditorium (Room 180)
Palo Alto CA, 94304
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CME Credit

Accreditation

The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency

California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency.  The planners and speakers of this CME activity have been encouraged to address cultural issues relevant to their topic area. The Stanford University School of Medicine Multicultural Health Portal also contains many useful cultural and linguistic competency tools including culture guides, language access information and pertinent state and federal laws. You are encouraged to visit the portal: http://lane.stanford.edu/portals/cultural.html

Contact Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education for CME credit transcript. Email Magna Patel, RSS Coordinator at magna@stanford.edu or stanfordcme@stanford.edu.