Friday, August 10, 2018
Opioids: Best Practice, Diversion Prevention,
& Addiction Treatment
8:30 a.m.: Registration
9 a.m. to noon: Course, Opioid Abuse & Management
Noon: Lunch (included in registration fee)
Credit: 3 clinical C.E. hours, lecture
2018 Fall C.E. Pricing:
LDA/ADA Member - $99
Non-Member - $149
Hygienist - $59
Staff/Other - $29
Special Thanks to Our Sponsors (as of 5/14/18):
Course Objectives - Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Perform appropriate evaluation and specific assessments when considering opioids or other CDS in the treatment plan.
- Consider alternative modalities for the management of pain.
- Utilize the Louisiana Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
- Detect pitfalls in prescribing CDS, detect drug diversion, & implement safeguards.
- Identify patients at risk for substance misuse or addiction.
- Refer those in need of treatment and be familiar with therapeutic options.
Susan Julius, MD, ABAM, ABFM, AAMRO, is a clinician, speaker, teacher, and researcher. She is board certified in family and addiction medicine, as well as physical therapy, and holds a special degree in urine drug testing analysis. She incorporates her background in these areas, along with her understanding of the biology of addiction and her personal journey in recovery to treat patients and families with this illness. Her pre-med schooling was completed at Case Western University, she continued her studies in physical therapy at Cleveland State University, & returned to CWRU for medical school. The rest of her training was at Tulane and Ochsner. She worked at a Methadone Clinic and was Medical Director for the City of New Orleans Homeless Clinic and Townsend Clinic, in Lake Charles. Currently, she is serving as a staff physician at Townsend Recovery Center New Orleans and as Medical Director of Townsend Clinic, in Baton Rouge, and The Positive Living Treatment Center, in New Orleans. Dr. Julius is an expert consultant and keynote speaker for American Addiction Centers and has been featured on Fox News, Baton Rouge Business Report, and New Orleans Happy Hour Podcast. She is active in Alcoholics Anonymous and is working with the New Orleans Re-entry Program. Her next goal is participating in a research study evaluating the Bridge Device for in patient opioid withdrawal treatment. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and three dogs, and loves to swim and garden.
Room block cut off date: July 20, 2018
Rates: $94 for standard room and $114 for suite
Block is under: Central LA Dental Society