Upper Peninsula AHEC Conference 2017 - Pain Management & Opioid Addiction

Marquette, Michigan
Friday, October 13, 2017

Conference Schedule  

* There will be 10 minutes of questions & answers after each speaker panel                                                                   

8:00 – 8:20 a.m.:      Registration, folders, light breakfast

8:20 – 8:30 a.m.:      Welcome/Introductions/Opening Remarks

                                 Cynthia Noble, Executive Director, UP-AHEC

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.:      Appropriate Pain Management Using Opioids in Older Adults

                                 Dr. Laurence Skendzel, MD, UP Health Systems

9:40 – 10:40 a.m.:    Quality Oversight & Management of Opioid Usage in Older
                                 Adults

                                 Dr. Michael Grossman, M.D., UP Health Systems

10:50 – 11:00 a.m.:  Break

 

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.:   Opioid Use & Abuse During Pregnancy & Care of Newborns, 
                                  Melissa Copenhaver, RN-BC, MS, LMSW, Northern Michigan
                                  University School of Nursing

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.:   Lunch Break

12:30 – 1:20 p.m.:     Local Issues on Opiate Trends Facing the Community

                                  Matt Wiese, JD, Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney;

                                  Andy Griffin, JD, Marquette County Chief Asst. Pros. Atty.;

                                  Tim Sholander, Lt./D, Michigan State Police,
                                  UPSET Commander

1:30 – 2:20 p.m.:       “Chasing the Dragon” documentary by the DOJ, DEA & FBI
                                  Marlene F. Mottes, MAE, BS, US DOJ, Victim Advocate,
                                  US Attorney’s Office - Western District of Michigan

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.:       Question & Answer with All Panels

2:45 – 2:55 p.m.:       Closing Remarks

                                  UP-AHEC Regional Office

         


 

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