PCSS-O Webinar: Healthcare and Prescription Opioid Use in Veterans with Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms, PTSD, and Chronic Pain

 

PCSS-O Logo Orange

Healthcare and Prescription Opioid Use in Veterans
with Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms,
PTSD, and Chronic Pain

May 22, 2013 1 pm - 2 pm ET

Prescribers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) is a three year grant funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). It is a collaborative project led by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) with: American Dental Association (ADA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM), American Psychiatric Association (APA), American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN), and International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA). These organizations are providing training and education on the safe and effective prescribing of opioid medications in the treatment of pain and/or opioid addiction.                                        
                               
Webinar Information:

A webinar offered by International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA).

Objectives:
1. Provide background on co-occurrence of post-concussion symptoms, PTSD, and chronic pain in Veterans
2. Review recent literature on healthcare utilization, pain management, and prescription opioid use in this population
3. Discuss clinical implications for pain management strategies in Veterans with these conditions
                                   
Date: May 22, 2013

Speaker: Paul R. King, PhD Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow, VA VISN 2 Center for Integrated Healthcare
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET
                                                                       
To Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/682826302

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Prescribers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (1H79TI023439) from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.