Sunday, October 4, 2020

Other Substance Use Disorders 8:00am - 8:50am EST

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This presentation will review the diagnoses, epidemiology, and management of Caffeine-Related Disorders, Hallucinogen-Related Disorders, Inhalant-Related Disorders, Other Substance Use Disorder (anabolic steroids) and brief examples of OTC medications and emerging substances of misuse.
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      R. Gregory Lande, DO

A Comprehensive Review of Benzodiazepines 9:00am - 9:50am EST

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In this course there will be a review of the neurobiology of the benzodiazepines.  Understanding this helps to understand the safety profile and the potential problems when used with other medications.  There will be a presentation on how they can be used safely and for what purposes.  The variability in drug screening for this class of medication will be clarified.  Finally, there will be a review of the principles of benzodiazepine withdrawal. 
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       Stephen Wyatt, DO

Women/Pregnancy/Neonatal/Adolescents 10:00am - 10:50am EST

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Epidemiology, prevalence and treatment for substance use in pregnancy, neonatal abstinence and adolescence. This will include clinical pathways of four physicians.  
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           Marla Kushner, DO

Psychosocial Treatments, SBRT (include motivational interviewing) 11:00am - 11:50am EST

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Board exams are designed to measure knowledge but test taking can minimize performance.  Test takers need to be aware of several precepts of testing psychology and strategies to improve performance.  This program addresses several areas including understanding working memory and the anatomy of a question.  Obviously adequate rest, hydration and preparation are key to success but also understanding the psychology of test taking should improve your performance.
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      R. Gregory Lande, DO                                                                          Stephen Wyatt, DO


Lunch time Q&A 12:00pm - 12:30pm EST

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Question and Answer Session with today's speakers.
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        Stephen Wyatt, DO                                                   Marla Kushner, DO                                                 Antoine Douaihy, MD

Challenges in Pain and Addiction 12:30pm - 1:20pm EST

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Acute and chronic pain treatment has been associated with the opioid epidemic.  Compassionate and competent pain treatment can be provided with reductions in risk of opioid complications.  Osteopathic evaluation and treatment will be included.
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        Anthony Dekker, DO

Co-occurring Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders 1:30pm - 2:20pm EST

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Comorbidity of psychiatric and substance use disorders is high in the general population, and even higher in people receiving treatment for either disorder, with rates up to 50%. This presentation reviews the prevalence and consequences of co-occurring disorders (CODs), the reasons underlying increased comorbidity, the overrepresented disorders, and the approaches to treating CODs. 
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        Antoine Douaihy, DO

Prevention 2:30pm - 3:20pm EST

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Prevention is often misunderstable and a world of people actively and aggressively engaged in treatment.  Prevention is not treatment.  Prevention and Treatment fight for the same pot of money.  Understand when prevention is the best option and when prevention is dead on arrival.
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           William Morrone, DO

Medical Co-Morbidities 3:30pm - 4:20pm EST

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Medical complications of substance use reviews the issues that must be considered in the evaluation and treatment of addiction treatment. Comorbid issues in the evaluation and continued treatment of alcohol, opioid, stimulant and other addictions will be included.
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         Anthony Dekker, DO

Q&A Session 4:30pm - 5:00pm EST

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Question and Answer Session with today's speakers.
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       Antione Douaihy, MD                                        Anthony Dekker, DO                                         William Morrone, DO