GRACE Speaker Series

A Series of Interdisciplinary Continuing Education Offerings for physicians, nurses, and social workers.

Other interested health care providers are also invited to attend.

Neuroscience of Addiction: June 26, 2019, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Trauma Informed Care: July 11, 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Harm Reduction: July 23, 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Medication Assisted Treatment: September 5, 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


 

Neuroscience of Addiction 

Presenter: Arwen Podesta, MD, ABPN, FASAM, ABIHM; Psychiatry; Podesta Wellness, New Orleans, LA

Neuroscience of Addiction - LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the current severity of the opioid crisis.
  2. Describe the underlying neurobiology of addiction and dependence.
  3. Identify best practices for treatment of opioid use disorder.

Trauma Informed Care

Presenter: Toni Bankston, LCSW, BACS; Executive Director, Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center

Trauma Informed Care - LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the types and prevalence of trauma among our youth.
  2. Describe the foundation of the trauma-informed movement (i.e. ACES) in healthcare.
  3. Identify various trauma informed approaches to care.
  4. Recognize the relationship healthcare providers have with community resources to enhance trauma-informed care.

Harm Reduction

Presenter: Chelsea Rainwater; Co-founder of "No Overdose Baton Rouge"

Harm Reduction - LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss harm reduction principles.
  2. Identify drug-related stigma and barriers to positive outcomes for people who use drugs.
  3. Demonstrate practical harm reduction strategies for use in clinical settings.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Presenter: Louis Cataldie, MD; Cataldie Clinic, Baton Rouge, LA

Medication-Assisted Treatment - LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe available medication assisted treatment options for patients with substance use disorders.
  2. Summarize recommended MAT protocols for different substance dependencies.
  3. Discuss common concerns and misconceptions about MAT.

LSMS

Woman's Hospital, Baton Rouge is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Woman's Hospital, Baton Rouge designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM)Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 


 

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Contact:

Elise Juergens
225-231-5292

Fee:

$0.00

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