Directions: Edward Via Virginia College of
Osteopathic Medicine Presents
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
2265 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060 Friday, July 13, 2007
2265 Kraft Drive | Blacksburg, VA 24060
www.vcom.vt.edu From I-81: Update on Addiction Medicine
• Take Exit 118-B from I-81 and follow signs for
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg and U.S. 460 West
• Continue on US 460 West Bypass following signs to
Program Registration Blacksburg (these will be the left lanes) Abuse in Rural
Full Name: ___________________________________ • Exit US 460 West Bypass at signs for US 460 Business
East and West to Blacksburg Virginia
q DO q MD q Resident q Non Physicians _______ • Exit heading EAST on US 460 Business
• Turn left at the end of the exit ramp onto Industrial
Address _____________________________________ Park Dr. Presented by:
• Go straight at the first stop light Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)
City ________________________State ______ Zip __ • At the second stop light turn right onto Ramble Rd. Montgomery Regional Hospital
Virginia Society of Addiction Medicine (VSAM)
• Turn left onto Kraft Drive
Phone _______________________Fax _____________
From US-460 East or West: Friday’s Program
Email (print clearly) _____________________________ • Take the Southgate Drive exit, proceeding East for Learning Objectives
approximately 0.5 mile
q Attending Friday and/or q Attending Saturday • Turn RIGHT onto Tech Center Drive. You will pass • Provide physicians with the latest research findings about
the VT Tennis Pavilion on your right and, later, the prescription drug abuse nationally and in rural Virginia;
Complete This Form and Submit by Mail or Fax VT Airport on your left • Inform physicians about the identification, intervention, and
Make checks payable to: • Turn RIGHT onto Kraft Drive and follow Kraft Drive treatment of prescription drug abuse;
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic until it intersects with Ramble Rd. • Increase knowledge about the management of the patient with
Medicine • At the corner of Ramble Road and Kraft Drive prescription drug abuse and pain in the primary care setting.
2265 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Saturday, July 14, 2007
www.vcom.vt.edu | firstname.lastname@example.org | 540- VCOM Continuing Medical
231-5844 direct line | 540-231-6298 fax
Cancellation Policy: Requests must be received via Evaluation data will be compiled and provided to the
Fax, Email, or Post-marked 14 calendar days or VCOM Director of Continuing Education. Comments and & Office-Based
more prior to the program date. Fifty percent
(50%) of the registration fee will be refunded. Send
suggestions regarding program content, location and other
program specific details will be considered when planning future
requests to Deborah Bourne, Fax 540-231-6298;
mail: VCOM, 2265 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA
activities. Opioid Addiction
24060 Grievances regarding program administration and reporting Sponsored by:
of AOA CME credits will be handled on an individual basis American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited
and registrations are accepted on a first come, first by the Director of Continuing Medical Education, Deborah
served basis. A limited number of scholarships are Bourne, at email@example.com or 540-231-5844. Participants Saturday’s Program
available to resident physicians on a first come, first with grievances that cannot be resolved by the Director will be Learning Objectives
served basis. sent to VCOM administration and then to the AOA CCME.
The goal of this program is to acquire the knowledge
CME participant records will be maintained by the VCOM and skills needed to provide optimal care to opioid
Registration Fees Office of Continuing Education for a period of 5 years. CME dependent patients.
participation will be certified using the sign-in roster for each
F Friday $50 program day and the Certification of Attendance completed by Supported by an unrestricted continuing medical
F Saturday $50 the physician. education grant provided by Reckitt Benckiser
CMECredits Saturday’s Tentative Schedule
The Edward Via Virginia Friday, July 13
College of Osteopathic u Qualified physicians may dispense or prescribe
Medicine (VCOM) is specifically approved Schedule III, IV an V narcotic 8:00 am Welcome from the Dean Dixie Tooke-Rawlins, D.O.
accredited by the American medications for treatment of opiod addiction in office- Dean, Edward Via Virginia
Osteopathic Association based setting as part of The Drug Abuse Treatment Act College of Osteopathic Medicine
(AOA). VCOM anticipates (DATA) 2000.
being approved for 7 hours • Physicians qualify after completion of not less than 8:15 am Brief Research Focus Martha Wunsch, M.D.
of AOA Category 1-A CME eight (8) hours of approved training. Rx Drug Abuse: Addiction in Rural America
credit for Friday’s program and
8 hours of Category 2-A CME • This course satisfies the DATA 2000 eight-hour 8:30 am Neurobiology of Addiction Edwin Salsitz, M.D.
credit for Saturday’s program training requirement. Applying the Art to the Science
pending approval by the AOA CCME. Each physician u Certificates will be provided to each physician who
should claim only the hours of credit that he/she actually completes the training confirming the eight hours of 10:00 am Break
spent in the educational activity. training.
10:30 am New Treatments: Anthony Dekker, D.O.
• Certificate may be mailed to the Secretary of Health Medications for Addictions
and Human Services along with a Request for Waiver
M.D. CME Credits of the special registration requirements defined in the Noon Working Lunch - Optional Edwin Salsitz, M.D.
for Friday’s Program: This Controlled Substances Act. Addiction and the Media
activity has been planned and u One-on-one mentoring via phone, email or site visit
implemented in accordance with is available through the assistance provided via the 1:00 pm Brief Research Focus: Martha Wunsch, M.D.
the Essentials and Standards of The Overlap of Pain and Addiction
Physician Clinical Support System (PCSS), www.
the Medical Society of Virginia PCSSmentor.org.
through joint sponsorship of 1:15 pm Pain and Addiction: Edwin Salsitz, M.D.
Lewis Gale CME Organization, Hedonic Tone
Montgomery Regional Hospital,
2:15 pm Break
and the Edward Via Virginia
College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Friday’s educational activity has PROGRAM FACULTY: 2:45 pm Pain and Addiction:
What to Do?
Michael Weaver, M.D.
Martha Wunsch, M.D.
been designated for a maximum Anthony H. Dekker, DO, FAOAAM
of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Associate Director 4:00 pm Case Discussion Drs. Dekker, Salsitz,
. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with Phoenix Indian Medical Center Weaver & Wunsch
the extent of their participation in the activity. Phoenix, AZ 5:15 pm Adjourned
Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, FASAM
M.D. CME Credits for Course Director
Medical Director, Saturday, July 14
Saturday’s Program: The
American Society of Addiction Office-Based Opioid Therapy Department of Medicine
Medicine is accredited by the Beth Israel Medical Center
Accreditation Council for New York, NY 7:30 am Registration and Mandatory Sign-In
Continuing Medical Education Michael Weaver, MD
to sponsor continuing medical 8:00 am Program Including Lunch (Mandatory Sign In)
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry
education for physicians. The Virginia Commonwealth University 5:30 pm Mandatory Sign-Out
American Society of Addiction Richmond, VA
Medicine designates Saturday’s
educational activity for a Martha J. Wunsch, MD, FAAP, FASAM Please bring the following to the Saturday meeting: DEA Number,
maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Addiction Medicine State Medical License Number & Photo ID. Please note that the
should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of Discipline Chair, Addiction Medicine American Society of Addiction Medicine cannot issue certificates
their participation in this activity. Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine of attendance or confirm training for those who arrive late or depart
Blacksburg, VA before the completion of the course .