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Public Health Updates for Halton Physicians: Supporting your patients during Canada’s opioid overdose crisis
By attending the Public Health Updates for Halton Physicians series, participants will be able to identify and discuss relevant and recent information about approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and management of key public health issues impacting their family medicine practice in both rural and urban settings. 

Learning objectives for this session:
  By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
• Understand the patterns of opioid use and misuse in Halton and Ontario
• Refer patients to local harm reduction programs, such as naloxone and needle exchange programs
• Refer patients to addiction treatment programs
• Identify patients for opioid tapering
• Understand guidelines for managing common opioid challenges

This one-credit-per-hour group learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for 1 Mainpro+® credit. This program is part of a series that has been certified for up to 4 Mainpro+® credits.

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Andrea Furlan, MD, PhD
• Staff physiatrist and Senior Scientist, Toronto Rehab, UHN
• Associate Professor, Division of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
• Chair, ECHO Ontario Chronic Pain and Opioid Stewardship

Note that the meeting will be recorded. By attending the meeting, you will be consenting to be recorded.

Jun 22, 2022 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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