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Prescribing Controlled Drugs – Denver, CO

November 8 @ 8:00 am - November 10 @ 3:30 pm MST

Prescribing Controlled Drugs

CPEP, in collaboration with the Vanderbilt Center for Professional Health, is offering Vanderbilt’s highly regarded Prescribing Controlled Drugs: Critical Issues and Common Pitfalls© course. This three-day course is designed to teach appropriate prescribing practices, facilitate understanding of personal motivations in the patient encounter as understood within the framework of family systems theory, discuss personal responsibilities with patients, and cultivate new skills in substance abuse identification.

This session is sold out. If you wish to be added to a waiting list, please call 919-238-6436.


Day One

8:00 – 8:30 am Registration
8:30 am Introduction and Logistics
8:45 am Course Overview: Review of Syllabus and Toolkit
9:10 am Session 1 – Tension in the Physician’s World
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Session 1 (Cont.)
Noon Lunch
1:00 pm Session 2 – DEA/Medical Board and Office Practices
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Session 3a – The Power of Shame
Session 3b – Understand the Family System
Explanation of Homework Assignments
4:30 pm ADJOURN
2 hours of evening homework required
(Family Questionaires, BRI, FACES II, ACE)

Day Two

8:30 am Session 4 – Understanding the Family System (Part 2)
How Has the Past Affected My Recent Behaviors? – Small group discussion
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Session 5 – Substance Use Disorders (Case Discussion)
Noon Lunch
1:00 pm Session 6 – Stages of Change/SBIRIT & Motivational Interviewing
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Session 7 – Video & SBIRIT & Prescribing Practices
4:15 pm Session 8 – Homework/BRI Evaluations
Explanation and overview of FACES II and ACE Survey
Reports/Intentions to Change Behaviors/Consent Form/Follow-up Survey
4:30 pm ADJOURN
One hour of independent homework required

Day Three

8:30 am Discussion – Review “Bridge” Story
9:00 am Session 9 – Twelve Step Discussion
9:45 am Break
10:00 am Session 10 – Patient Interviews
Noon Lunch
1:00 pm Session 8 (Cont.)
Intent to Change Exercise – Small group discussion
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Complete Post Tests and Course Evaluation/Final Feedback
3:30 pm Adjourn


November 8 @ 8:00 am
November 10 @ 3:30 pm
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Denver, CO 80246 United States
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