7:30-8:30 a.m: Registration and Breakfast
8:30-8:50 a.m: Welcome and Introduction
8:50-9:35 a.m: State Update: HBV and HCV in the state of Maine
Jeff Caulfield, MPH, Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
9:35-10:20 a.m.: State Update: addiction and overdose
Johanna Buzzell, Information & Data Systems Manager, Prescription Monitoring Program Coordinator, Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Timothy Diomede, M.P.P.M, Epidemiologist & Data Analyst, State of Maine’s Partnership for Success, Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
10:20-10:30 a.m: Morning Break
10:30-11:15 a.m: Harm Reduction 101: The intersection of substance use and the medical model
Zoe Brokos, India Street Public Health Center, Portland Needle Exchange Program
11:15-12:00 p.m. PrEP and Vaccinations Role in Harm Reduction
Shawn Peterson, Community Outreach Coordinator, HIV/HCV Program, Portland Public Health Division
12:00-1 p.m: Lunch
1-1:45 p.m. HIV, HBV, and HCV—disease progression and treatment in co-infection
Tiffany L. Townsend, MS, FNP-C, AAHIVS, Maine Medical Center/Maine Medical Partners, Virology Treatment Center
1:45-2:30 p.m. Current Models: Greater Portland Health: high-risk MAT program as model for HCV treatment
Jennifer Rogers, NP-C, AAHIVS, Greater Portland Health
2:30-3:15 p.m. What’s next for Maine?
Leslie M. Clark, Executive Director, Portland Recovery Community Center
3:15-3:30 p.m: Concluding Comments
CME CREDITS: The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNE COM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the Maine Medical Association (MMA) Council on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians. UNECOM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 5.5 University of New England contact hours for non-physicians. Contact hours may be submitted by non-physician, non-PA health professionals for continuing education credits.
OPIOID PRESCRIBING CME NOTICE: Recently enacted legislation requires licensees of the Board who prescribe controlled substances to complete 3 hours of continuing medical education (CME) on the prescription of opioid medication every 2 years. This CME must initially be completed on or before December 31, 2017. The legislation also requires the Board to create rules to implement this CME requirement. Because rule making may take time and in order to encourage licensees who prescribe controlled drugs to complete this required CME as soon as possible, licensees who complete 3 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CME in this content specific area between April 19, 2016, and December 31, 2017, will be deemed to have satisfied this new CME requirement.
OPIOID CME CREDITS: This program has also been approved as sufficient for fulfilling the new Opioid Prescribing CME requirement in the State of Maine. UNECOM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
SOCIAL WORKERS: The Maine Board of Social Workers Licensure does not pre-approve continuing education. Retain a copy of certificate issued and training agenda to provide to the Maine State Board of Social Workers. Provision of these two documents is necessary for the Maine Board of Social Workers to issue continuing education credit. Total training hours = 5.5 hours.
LICENSED COUNSELORS: The Maine State Board of Counseling Professionals does not pre-approve continuing education. Retain a copy of certificate issued and training agenda to provide to the Maine State Board of Social Workers. Provision of these two documents is necessary for the Maine Board of Social Workers to issue continuing education credit. Total training hours = 5.5 hours.