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Annual Conference Highlights - Register Today!

August 15, 2017 9:51 AM | Deleted user

Annual Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine Conference:

Advancing the Art and Science of Addiction Prevention and Treatment in Wisconsin

September 14-16, 2017 (Thursday-Saturday), Pyle Center, Madison, WI

This conference is open to individuals working in addiction prevention and treatment across disciplines, including clinicians, social workers, recovery coaches, individuals in recovery, law enforcement and public health officials.


This year's conference will feature a number of workshops, lectures, and a special presentation by Joseph LMS Green (poet. performer. educator.). 

Our post-conference workshop options on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 are: 

  • "ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course: Focus on Buprenorphine", a case-based course which counts towards the 8 hours required to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. 
  • "Naltrexone in Practice: A Valuable Treatment Option for Both Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorders"
  • "Mitigating the Risk of Prescription Drug Abuse: The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Opioid Prescribing Guidelines" 

Click here to download the conference brochure.

Click here to register for the conference. 

Fulfill your 2 hour opioid prescribing education requirement by attending the Saturday PM workshop "Mitigating the Risk of Prescription Drug Abuse: The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Opioid Prescribing Guidelines." 

This activity has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board (MEB) as an educational course (MED-1035) related to the opioid prescribing guidelines issued by the board under s. 440.035 (2m), Stats. For Wisconsin-licensed physicians with a DEA number, this activity meets the requirement under s. Med 13.02 (1g) a) and 1r) as minimum of 2 hours related to the guidelines of 30 hours of continuing medical education required for licensure every two years.

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