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Upcoming Events

May
21
Mon
8:15 am 2018 Communicable Disease Confer... @ Holiday Inn Resort
2018 Communicable Disease Confer... @ Holiday Inn Resort
May 21 @ 8:15 am – May 23 @ 12:00 pm
2018 Communicable Disease Conference: Adapting to Changing Tides @ Holiday Inn Resort | Wrightsville Beach | North Carolina | United States
Public health professionals today are faced with challenges such as the opioid epidemic, infection prevention of multidrug resistant organisms (MDROs) and outbreaks of emerging diseases in the face of uncertain support and funding. Public health[...]
May
23
Wed
9:00 am Battle Strategies for the Opioid... @ Area L Ahec
Battle Strategies for the Opioid... @ Area L Ahec
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Battle Strategies for the Opioid War @ Area L Ahec | Rocky Mount | North Carolina | United States
ACPE AND NCBPTE CREDITS ARE BEING APPLIED FOR AND THE CREDIT HOURS WILL BE ADDED WHEN APPROVAL IS RECEIVED.SPEAKERS: Julius H. “JH” Corpening, II, BA, JD; Elizabeth C. Tilson, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACPM; Timothy B.[...]
May
31
Thu
10:00 am Substance Use and Misuse Prevent... @ NC-TAA Center, Suite 205
Substance Use and Misuse Prevent... @ NC-TAA Center, Suite 205
May 31 @ 10:00 am – Jun 1 @ 4:30 pm
Substance Use and Misuse Prevention Skills Training-Winston-Salem @ NC-TAA Center, Suite 205 | Edgemere | Maryland | United States
Participants in this two-day training will learn the basics for prevention skills. This training is designed for those who have been in the field 5 years or less and have NOT attended a previous SAPST[...]
Jun
1
Fri
9:00 am Behavioral Treatment of Chronic ... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Blue Ridge B
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic ... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Blue Ridge B
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Tools to Move from Hurt to Hope @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Blue Ridge B | Biltmore Forest | North Carolina | United States
Across the nation, healthcare providers are taking another look at how to safely and effectively treat pain while also reducing the risks associated with opioids. It is estimated that 100 million people in the U.S.[...]
9:00 am The World of Emerging Drugs (Red... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 14
The World of Emerging Drugs (Red... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 14
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:15 am
The World of Emerging Drugs (Reduced Fee - Only $35!) @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 14 | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States
Drugs and drug use is changing at a rapid pace. Trying to keep up with the newest trends and what is emerging can be difficult. This workshop will look at current and emerging trends of[...]
Jun
5
Tue
4:00 pm Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Northwest AHEC, McCreary (Deacon) Tower
Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Northwest AHEC, McCreary (Deacon) Tower
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Providers’ Clinical Support System: Buprenorphine Office-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders, The “Half and Half” Course @ Northwest AHEC, McCreary (Deacon) Tower | Winston-Salem | North Carolina | United States
Opioid dependence is epidemic in the United States. While progress has been made in training providers, the gap in providing effective treatment of opioid use disorders continues to widen – moving beyond heroin addicted individuals[...]
5:30 pm An Interdisciplinary Approach to... @ Vineland Station Historic Train Station
An Interdisciplinary Approach to... @ Vineland Station Historic Train Station
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Best Practices in Opioid Prescription Management - Columbus County @ Vineland Station Historic Train Station | Whiteville | North Carolina | United States
Join us for a FREE evening educational session focusing on the CDC update to opioid guidelines for chronic pain. Gain a better understanding of when opioid therapy is indicated and how to effectively determine if[...]
6:00 pm Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Wilson Medical Center - A Duke LifePoint Hospital
Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Wilson Medical Center - A Duke LifePoint Hospital
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Controlled Substance Prescribing: What Every Provider Needs to Know - Wilson @ Wilson Medical Center - A Duke LifePoint Hospital | Elmont | New York | United States
These free CME panel sessions are designed for controlled substances prescribers to complete up to two hours of the required education in opioid prescribing.  A one hour online training is recommended before attending a live panel[...]
Jun
7
Thu
6:00 pm Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Mad Boar Restaurant & Pub
Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Mad Boar Restaurant & Pub
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Controlled Substance Prescribing: What Every Provider Needs to Know - Wallace @ Mad Boar Restaurant & Pub | Wallace | North Carolina | United States
According to NC DHHS and the CDC, North Carolina has experienced a 350% increase in drug overdose deaths since 1999 and was one of 19 states that saw statistically significant increase in drug overdose death[...]
Jun
8
Fri
3:30 pm Interventional Pain Management W... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus Simulation Center
Interventional Pain Management W... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus Simulation Center
Jun 8 @ 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Interventional Pain Management Workshop for Primary Care @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus Simulation Center | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
MAHEC has designed this course to bolster your current skills in treating acute and chronic pain. Many patients leave their doctor’s office believing that there are no solutions for acute or chronic pain beyond prescription[...]
Jun
14
Thu
12:00 pm Lunch and Learn: The Opioid Epid... @ Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services
Lunch and Learn: The Opioid Epid... @ Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch and Learn: The Opioid Epidemic @ Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services | Winston-Salem | North Carolina | United States
Name(required) Email(required) Website Message Lunch and Learn: The Opioid Epidemic This workshop will be beneficial to mental health and human service practitioners, including psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, substance use[...]
5:30 pm Close Encounters of the Medical ... @ Carteret Health Care Meeting Rm 3- South Entrance
Close Encounters of the Medical ... @ Carteret Health Care Meeting Rm 3- South Entrance
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Close Encounters of the Medical Kind: Conversations Related to Opioid Prescribing and Other Topics @ Carteret Health Care Meeting Rm 3- South Entrance | Morehead City | North Carolina | United States
This is a FREE event! Providers will have the communication skills necessary to have difficult conversations related to pain management and other common “difficult conversations”. Participants of this skills based program will have the opportunity[...]
Jun
15
Fri
9:00 am Medication Assisted Treatment: K... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 17 & 18
Medication Assisted Treatment: K... @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 17 & 18
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm
Medication Assisted Treatment: Keeping Clients Alive Long Enough to Treat Them (REDUCED FEE - ONLY $35!) @ Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 17 & 18 | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States
Speaker: DeAn White, M.Ed, NCC, LPCS, LCAS, CCS Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) has long been a controversial subject. This subject is getting even more attention now that we are in the middle of a nationwide[...]
Jun
20
Wed
6:00 pm Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Randolph Community College Corporate Training Center
Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Randolph Community College Corporate Training Center
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Controlled Substance Prescribing: What Every Provider Needs to Know - Randolph @ Randolph Community College Corporate Training Center  | Asheboro | North Carolina | United States
These free CME panel sessions are designed for controlled substances prescribers to complete up to two hours of the required education in opioid prescribing.  A one hour online training is recommended before attending a live panel[...]
Jun
21
Thu
9:00 am Screening, Brief Intervention, a... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room
Screening, Brief Intervention, a... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room | Biltmore Forest | North Carolina | United States
Early registration fee $149 Early registration for MAHEC employees $15 SBIRT is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders, as well as[...]
Jun
22
Fri
8:30 am Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Cherokee Room
Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Cherokee Room
Jun 22 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Providers’ Clinical Support System: Buprenorphine Office-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders, The “Half and Half” Course @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Cherokee Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
There are two dates to select from for this event: June 22 and September 28 The program is recommended for prescribers in primary care, emergency medicine, pain management, psychiatric, HIV and addiction medicine. Opioid dependence is epidemic[...]
8:30 am Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room
Jun 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:45 pm
Recovery Within Reach: Building Team Expertise in Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) @ Mountain Area Health Education Center, Pisgah Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
There are two dates to select from for this event: June 22 and September 28 Intended Audience is Mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, school counselors, psychologists, marriage and family therapists), nurses, practice[...]
Jun
25
Mon
9:00 am New Supports in Chronic Pain: Pe... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge B
New Supports in Chronic Pain: Pe... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge B
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
New Supports in Chronic Pain: Peer Supports in the Medical Setting @ MAHEC Blue Ridge B | Biltmore Forest | North Carolina | United States
Peer supports are quickly becoming a robust strategy for promoting overall health in hospitals and patient centered medical homes across the US. Peers Support Specialists can now serve on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic.[...]
Jun
26
Tue
9:00 am Behavioral Treatment of Chronic ... @ Northwest AHEC McCreary Tower a part of the Wake Forest Football Complex
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic ... @ Northwest AHEC McCreary Tower a part of the Wake Forest Football Complex
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Tools to Move from Hurt to Hope @ Northwest AHEC McCreary Tower a part of the Wake Forest Football Complex | Winston-Salem | North Carolina | United States
          Across the nation, healthcare providers are taking another look at how to safely and effectively treat pain while also reducing the risks associated with opioids. It is estimated that 100[...]
6:00 pm Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Central Carolina Hospital
Controlled Substance Prescribing... @ Central Carolina Hospital
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Controlled Substance Prescribing: What Every Provider Needs to Know - Sanford @ Central Carolina Hospital | Sanford | North Carolina | United States
According to NC DHHS and the CDC, North Carolina has experienced a 350% increase in drug overdose deaths since 1999 and was one of 19 states that saw statistically significant increase in drug overdose death[...]
Jun
27
Wed
5:15 pm Responding to the Opioid Epidemi... @ Johnston Medical Mall
Responding to the Opioid Epidemi... @ Johnston Medical Mall
Jun 27 @ 5:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Responding to the Opioid Epidemic: Guidance for Healthcare Providers - Johnston County @ Johnston Medical Mall | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Enjoy an evening of dinner and networking! This event is free but you must register to hold your spot. Program Description: • Overview and clinical application of current national and state guidelines and relate these[...]
Jul
10
Tue
12:00 pm Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ Catawba Valley Medical Center
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioi... @ Catawba Valley Medical Center
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Treating Pain Safer: Fewer Opioids and Better Results @ Catawba Valley Medical Center | Hickory | North Carolina | United States
Physicians and nurses play a vital role in caring for the patient’s collaborative treatment plan related to their overall pain management goals. They also serve as a patient advocate when providing education for proper opioid[...]
6:00 pm Close Encounters of the Medical ... @ Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Close Encounters of the Medical ... @ Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Close Encounters of the Medical Kind: Conversations Related to Opioid Prescribing and Other Topics @ Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital | Ahoskie | North Carolina | United States
Participants of this skills based program will have the opportunity to learn and practice effective interpersonal communication skills during emotionally charged encounters with standardized patients. Challenging topics such as opioid and stimulant prescribing, dementia and[...]
Jul
17
Tue
5:00 pm Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ General Services Building
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing... @ General Services Building
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Proper Dental Opioid Prescribing: Morehead City, NC @ General Services Building | Newport | North Carolina | United States
FREE EVENT – DINNER PROVIDED! Learn how to properly prescribe opioids to your dental patients. Join Dr. Bill Claytor for a training on proper opioid prescribing at the General Services Building in Morehead City/Newport, NC.[...]
Jul
19
Thu
8:15 am ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE FA... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge Room
ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE FA... @ MAHEC Blue Ridge Room
Jul 19 @ 8:15 am – 4:00 pm
ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE FACE OF AN OPIOID CRISIS- Save the Date: July 19, 2018 @ MAHEC Blue Ridge Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
SAVE THE DATE!! JULY 19, 2018 More information to come. Please check back!  The Opioid Crisis has reached a critical point. Providers in healthcare are faced with regulations and emerging new trends in best practices[...]