May 19, 2022

Prescribers Care Discussion Series – June 8, 2022

June 8, 2022
EVIDENCE-BASED SAFE PRESCRIBING

5:30–7:30 PM
Sterling Hills Golf Club, Camarillo

Join us for a review of local opioid prescribing trends. We’ll discuss how safe prescribing and use of CURES can prevent or reduce opioid misuse and opioid use disorder (OUD) in our patients. Hear from Tipu Khan MD, an author of the newest California Guidelines for Safe Opioid Prescribing, on how to utilize the newest guidelines in our practices. Learn how other local Primary Care and Pain Management Specialist use effective safe prescribing strategies to treat patients at risk of opioid misuse or opioid use disorder (OUD).

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PRESENTED BY

  • Tipu V. Khan, MD, FAAFP, FASAM; Addiction Medicine Fellowship Director, VCMC
  • Kyle Stephens, DO, Family Medicine Specialist, Primary Care
  • George Chang Chien, DO, Director of Pain Management, Ventura County Medical Center

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For more information: Ashley.Nettles@ventura.org

Prescribers are key to creating change in our community.

Thanks to exceptional local collaboration, Ventura County has seen a decrease in opioid prescribing in recent years – a 24% reduction between 2017 and 2020 – as providers have employed safe prescribing practices and increased use of non-narcotic pain management strategies.

Unfortunately, overdose deaths continue to climb, largely due to illegal fentanyl, which has replaced much of the local heroin use and is contributing to the rising number of overdose emergencies. As a concerned local provider, we invite you to join the Prescriber Discussion Series:

  • Hear from local experts and discuss with peers the latest trends and best practices.
  • Get provider-focused resources to reduce misuse and opioid use disorder (OUD).
  • Learn the new State guidelines and latest tools for patient care and provider coordination.

Connecting because we care. For our patients and for our community.

UPCOMING DISCUSSIONS IN THE SERIES

  • August 31, 2022 • 5:30 7:30 PM
    Deprescribing is Good Prescribing
  • September 21, 2022 • 5:30-7:30pm
    Person-Centered Strategies to Reduce Opioid Overdose

PREVIOUS DISCUSSIONS

  • May 11, 2022 • 5:30–7:30 PM
    Latest Trends in Overdose: What Prescribers Need to Know About Illicit Fentanyl


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