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Addictions 2018

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Donald Gordon Centre
421 Union St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L3N6, Canada
Fee: $210.00 (Base Price)

Description for the Addictions and Substance Abuse program:

The planning committee for the Addictions and Substance Abuse program is pleased to host such a line-up of experts in this challenging area of medicine. This program will discuss new guidelines on how to safely use opioids, examine the use of cannabinoids by a leading expert and showcase new initiatives from the Kingston House of Recovery for Women and Children to a new deprescribing program.

Bring your most challenging questions for the panel. From suboxone, to psycho-stimulants, to ‘Paths of Courage’, prepare to become better informed and resource-rich to help your patients living with the devastating affliction of addiction.

Credits: This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Queen's University for up to 4.75 Mainpro+ credits.  This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is approved by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Queen's University.  You may claim a maximum of 4.75 hours.

*In an effort to switch to a “less paper” program, the presentations will be available online under the program in your Program Centre account rather than being printed. 

Registration & Breakfast

Welcome & Overview of the Day

Adam Newman, MD, CCFP CCSAM, Family Practice Obstetrics, Harm Reduction & Addiction Medicine; Assistant Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Paediatrics, Queen's University

Kingston House of Recovery for Women and Children

Adam Newman, MD, CCFP CCSAM, Family Practice Obstetrics, Harm Reduction & Addiction Medicine; Assistant Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Paediatrics, Queen's University

Paths of Courage: The Residential Healing Program

Ellen Carlisle, Public Educator for The Sexual Assault Centre and for Paths of Courage, Quinte and District

Addictions Medicine: Too Little of a Good Thing

Shannon Ernst, BHSc, BSW, MSW, RSW, Social Worker, Medicine Program, Kingston Health Sciences Centre - Kingston General Hospital Site
Priya Gupta MD, CCFP, MPH, Family Physician, Kingston, ON
Raistlin Alexander Majere, MD, General Internal Medicine Fellow, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorders

Adam Newman, MD, CCFP CCSAM, Family Practice Obstetrics, Harm Reduction & Addiction Medicine; Assistant Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Paediatrics, Queen's University

Break & Networking

Evidence-based Use of Cannabinoids for Chronic Pain

Mark Ware, BA MBBS MRCP(UK) MSc, Associate Professor, Depts of Family Medicine and Anesthesia, McGill University; Co-Director, FRQS Quebec Pain Research Network; Director of Clinical Research, Alan Edwards Pain Management, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec

Prescribing Psycho-stimulants: Should we have concerns?

Alina Marin, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University

Lunch & Networking

How to Safely Rx LT Opioids for Chronic Pain

Gregory Murphy, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Queen's University; Medical Director, Kingston Orthopaedic Pain Institute, Kingston, Ontario

Panel with Program Faculty

Program Close