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Upcoming Events

Jun
25
Mon
9:00 am New Supports in Chronic Pain: Pe... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge B
New Supports in Chronic Pain: Pe... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge B
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
New Supports in Chronic Pain: Peer Supports in the Medical Setting @ MAHEC Blue Ridge B | Biltmore Forest | North Carolina | United States
Peer supports are quickly becoming a robust strategy for promoting overall health in hospitals and patient centered medical homes across the US. Peers Support Specialists can now serve on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic.[...]
Jun
26
Tue
9:00 am Behavioral Treatment of Chronic ... @ Northwest AHEC McCreary Tower a part of the Wake Forest Football Complex
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic ... @ Northwest AHEC McCreary Tower a part of the Wake Forest Football Complex
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Tools to Move from Hurt to Hope @ Northwest AHEC McCreary Tower a part of the Wake Forest Football Complex | Winston-Salem | North Carolina | United States
          Across the nation, healthcare providers are taking another look at how to safely and effectively treat pain while also reducing the risks associated with opioids. It is estimated that 100[...]
6:00 pm Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Central Carolina Hospital
Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Central Carolina Hospital
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Controlled Substance Prescribing: What Every Provider Needs to Know - Sanford @ Central Carolina Hospital | Sanford | North Carolina | United States
According to NC DHHS and the CDC, North Carolina has experienced a 350% increase in drug overdose deaths since 1999 and was one of 19 states that saw statistically significant increase in drug overdose death[...]
Jun
27
Wed
5:15 pm Responding to the Opioid Epidemi... @ Johnston Medical Mall
Responding to the Opioid Epidemi... @ Johnston Medical Mall
Jun 27 @ 5:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Responding to the Opioid Epidemic: Guidance for Healthcare Providers - Johnston County @ Johnston Medical Mall | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Enjoy an evening of dinner and networking! This event is free but you must register to hold your spot. Program Description: • Overview and clinical application of current national and state guidelines and relate these[...]
Jul
10
Tue
12:00 pm Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ Catawba Valley Medical Center
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ Catawba Valley Medical Center
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioids and Better Results @ Catawba Valley Medical Center | Hickory | North Carolina | United States
Physicians and nurses play a vital role in caring for the patient’s collaborative treatment plan related to their overall pain management goals. They also serve as a patient advocate when providing education for proper opioid[...]
6:00 pm Close Encounters of the Medical ... @ Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Close Encounters of the Medical ... @ Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Close Encounters of the Medical Kind: Conversations Related to Opioid Prescribing and Other Topics @ Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital | Ahoskie | North Carolina | United States
Participants of this skills based program will have the opportunity to learn and practice effective interpersonal communication skills during emotionally charged encounters with standardized patients. Challenging topics such as opioid and stimulant prescribing, dementia and[...]
Jul
17
Tue
5:00 pm Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ General Services Building
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ General Services Building
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing: Morehead City, NC @ General Services Building | Newport | North Carolina | United States
FREE EVENT – DINNER PROVIDED! Learn how to properly prescribe opioids to your dental patients. Join Dr. Bill Claytor for a training on proper opioid prescribing at the General Services Building in Morehead City/Newport, NC.[...]
Jul
19
Thu
8:15 am ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE FA... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge Room
ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE FA... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge Room
Jul 19 @ 8:15 am – 4:00 pm
ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE FACE OF AN OPIOID CRISIS- Save the Date: July 19, 2018 @ MAHEC Blue Ridge Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
SAVE THE DATE!! JULY 19, 2018 More information to come. Please check back!  The Opioid Crisis has reached a critical point. Providers in healthcare are faced with regulations and emerging new trends in best practices[...]
11:00 am Opioids and Stimulants: Addressi... @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Opioids and Stimulants: Addressi... @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Opioids and Stimulants: Addressing These Complex Cases​ @ Maggiano's Little Italy | Esmont | Virginia | United States
Charlotte, NC – Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 11am – 1pm  Whether working in a mental health private practice or in a primary addiction treatment setting, clinical professionals of all types are encountering more and more[...]
Sep
21
Fri
2:00 pm Southern Pain Society 32nd Annua... @ Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Southern Pain Society 32nd Annua... @ Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm
Southern Pain Society 32nd Annual Meeting: 'Balanced Approaches to Acute and Chronic Pain' @ Sheraton Atlanta Hotel | Atlanta | Georgia | United States
The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Pain Society will explore the benefits, challenges and education involved in using a balance integrative approach to managing both acute and chronic pain and how these impact health[...]
Sep
28
Fri
8:30 am Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Sep 28 @ 8:30 am – 12:45 pm
Recovery Within Reach: Building Team Expertise in Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
There are two dates to select from for this event: June 22 and September 28 Intended Audience is Mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, school counselors, psychologists, marriage and family therapists), nurses, practice[...]
1:30 pm Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Sep 28 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Providers’ Clinical Support System: Buprenorphine Office-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders, The “Half and Half” Course @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
There are two dates to select from for this event: June 22 and September 28 The program is recommended for prescribers in primary care, emergency medicine, pain management, psychiatric, HIV and addiction medicine. Opioid dependence is epidemic[...]
Oct
4
Thu
8:00 am The 4th Annual Western North Car... @ Blue Ridge Room
The 4th Annual Western North Car... @ Blue Ridge Room
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – Oct 5 @ 4:30 pm
The 4th Annual Western North Carolina Rural Health Symposium: Challenges, Successes and Strategies @ Blue Ridge Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Save the date! Registration opens soon. Rural communities in Western North Carolina – and across America – face many challenges including the opioid crisis, food insecurity, aging populations, chronic diseases, limited resources and reduced access[...]
Oct
19
Fri
9:00 am Southeastern Conference on Addic... @ Hilton Greenville
Southeastern Conference on Addic... @ Hilton Greenville
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Southeastern Conference on Addiction and Behavioral Health @ Hilton Greenville | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Southeastern Conference on Addiction and Behavioral Health Hilton Greenville, 45 West Orchard Park, Greenville, SC Mark your calendars! Plan to come and hear addictions and recovery specialists: Brian Coon, MA, LCAS, CCS, MAC and Roy[...]
Oct
30
Tue
9:00 am Challenges for Nurses in Assessi... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K
Challenges for Nurses in Assessi... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Challenges for Nurses in Assessing and Managing Pain @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States
An event for RNs, LPNs, and other health care professionals who are caring for patient with pain. Pain assessment is crucial if pain management is to be effective. Nurses are in a unique position to assess[...]