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Maine Quality Counts podcast
62 minutes | Dec 20, 2018
12-20-18 Webinar MICIS Alternative Treatment to Chronic Pain
61 minutes | Nov 27, 2018
11-27-18 MICIS Opioid Use Disorder and MAT Recovery
Objectives: At the conclusion of the MICIS learning session, the learner will have the ability to: 1. Appropriately recognize, diagnose and language opioid use disorder (OUD) 2. Compare pharmacologic treatments used in Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR) 3. Develop a strategy for treating acute pain for patients with OUD 4. Constantly consider harm reduction Speaker: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, FAAFP Elisabeth is a Family Physician living in Holden, ME, and practicing part-time as an Adult Hospitalist (or “Nocturnist”) at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. She does consulting work and teaches for the Maine Medical Association’s Academic Detailing Program, MICIS. She attended Colby College and Emory University and received her MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. After a residency in rural Family Medicine, she received her MPH in Health Policy and Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is a Past President of the Maine Academy of Family Physicians and an Alternate Delegate to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Elisabeth very recently took her addiction medicine boards.
62 minutes | Nov 20, 2018
11-20-18 Urine Drug Screening, Dr. Jonathan Fellers
Dr. Fellers is a native Mainer. He completed his undergraduate studies in chemistry at MIT before attending Cornell University Medical College. During his psychiatry residency at the University of Virginia, he gained clinical research experience recruiting, running, and managing medication trials that use the human laboratory for the evaluation of medications for substance use disorders. Dr. Fellers further developed his clinical and research skills during an addiction Psychiatry fellowship at Oregon Health & Sciences University and a postdoctoral training fellowship at the Portland VA healthcare System. Since his return to Maine in 2015, Dr. Fellers has led the development and implementation of several successful programs in response to the State’s opioid epidemic. The MMC IMAT Program provides addiction consultations for patients hospitalized due to serious medical complications of drug use, such as endocarditis and epidural abscesses. The MMP IMAT Program delivers Medication-Assisted Treatment with buprenorphine within all primary care practices. The MaineHealth/MBH IMAT Program builds on the success of these previous initiatives to deploy evidence-based addiction services across the entire MaineHealth footprint.
62 minutes | Oct 24, 2018
10-23-18 Delivering Compassionate & High Quality Care for Hospitalized Individuals with SUD/OUD
SPEAKERS: SPEAKERS: Frank Chessa, Ph.D., Melia Knowles-Coursin, RN, BSN, and Amy McAuliffe, PMH-NP, BC OBJECTIVES: 1. Discuss ways that hospitals can provide compassionate care for hospitalized patients with substance use disorder/opioid use disorder.2. Highlight challenges that inpatient units can face working with patients with substance use disorder/opioid use disorder.3. Discuss how systems of care can be better designed to support patients with SUD/OUD.4. Provide examples of how hospital staff and hospital units are developing best practice guidelines and training for staff around caring for patients with SUD/OUD.5. Discuss medical complications associated with injection drug use6. Discuss some of the interventions offered to assist patients with Opioid Use Disorder while inpatient7. Barriers to care through inpatient admission and at discharge
56 minutes | Sep 18, 2018
Caring for ME: Parallels between Opioid Overdose and Suicide: Engaging the Conversation
SPEAKER: Greg Marley Parallels between Opioid Overdose and Suicide: Engaging the Conversation 1. Provide an overview of trends in suicide in Maine and parallels with the opioid crisis and highlight potential relationships to substance abuse. 2. Highlight best practices on suicide identification, risk assessment, intervention and management in healthcare settings. 3. Discuss systemic implementation of suicide prevention and protocol development across hospital/practice systems.
50 minutes | Aug 22, 2018
08-21-18 Caring for ME: Broadening Behavioral Health Integration around Substance Use Disorder
SPEAKER: Jesse M. Higgins, NP, Acadia Hospital Objectives: 1. Discuss the importance of addressing trauma in SUD treatment. 2. Discuss how to broaden the concept of BH integration in primary care to include SUD screening and treatment 3. Highlight ways that Acadia is expanding behavioral health integration around substance use disorder.
60 minutes | Aug 14, 2018
FTFT: The Importance of Age 1 Dental Visits-Rachel King DDS, and Jeff Stone, DO
This webinar will specifically feature information on Age One Dental Visits and the integration/promotion within FM, pediatrics and the dental community. 1. Explain the From The First Tooth Age One Campaign 2. Review data and information on importance of the age one dental visit 3. Provide examples on how to integrate age one messaging into pediatric and family medicine practices Rachel King, D.D.S., M.P.H. After graduating from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine in 2009, Dr. King continued her training as a pediatric dental resident at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Following residency, she entered the U.S. Air Force, where she had the opportunity to practice for two years in Japan as a pediatric clinical provider on Misawa Air Base, and for one year as an AEGD residency faculty member at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Dr. King received her Master of Public Health degree in 2015 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and began a residency in Dental Public Health through NYU Lutheran soon thereafter. Working in Providence, Rhode Island, with both the Rhode Island Department of Health and St. Joseph Pediatric and Family Dental Center, Dr. King received her second specialty certificate in 2016, prior to joining the UNE College of Dental Medicine. Jeffrey A. Stone, DO, FAAP Dr. Stone is a pediatrician at Waterville Pediatrics and a member of MaineGeneral Medical Center's active staff. He joined Waterville Pediatrics' medical staff in 1996. He completed his internship at Waterville Osteopathic Hospital. In 1988 Dr. Stone completed his medical school training at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. His residency was done in Pediatrics at Janet Weis Children's Hospital at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA, received his Bachelor's at the University of Maine, Orono, Maine in 1984
60 minutes | Jun 12, 2018
061218 Integrated Care for Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders
Speaker: Daisy Goodman, CNM, DNP, MPH Dr. Goodman will describe factors which complicate treatment of pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders; identify key interventions to improve quality and outcomes and decrease healthcare costs for this population; and explore alternative models to help address barriers to care. Dr. Goodman is a certified nurse-midwife and a clinical assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Geisel School of Medicine, and teaches quality improvement at The Dartmouth Institute. She coordinates women’s health services for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Perinatal Addiction Treatment Program. Her research and work in quality improvement focuses on access to treatment and reproductive health care for pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders, and the intersection between trauma and drug and alcohol use in women’s lives.
60 minutes | Jun 5, 2018
06-05-18 Opioid Use Disorder, Overdose, and Naloxone
Objective: The objective and purpose is that attendees will have a greater understanding of opioid use disorder, including overdose prevention and recognition, use of naloxone, and laws pertaining to naloxone. Speaker: Zoe Odlin-Platz Zoe has been working in harm reduction since 2009. She is a Community Health Promotion Specialist with the City of Portland’s Public Health Division and oversees the daily operations of the Portland Needle Exchange Program. Zoe helped to implement both a community sharps box campaign and a naloxone distribution protocol. In 2012, Zoe helped form I AM HERE Outreach Team, which is volunteer run and does street-based needle exchange, harm reduction, overdose response education and safe sharps disposal. This team is responsible for organizing the International overdose Awareness March and Vigil that is held each year in Portland. Zoe is a co-founder of the Maine Harm Reduction Alliance and chairs the education committee and sits on the Overdose Prevention Task Force for the City of Portland, the Amistad Community Board and Dignity for Opiate Users. Currently Zoe and the needle exchange team are focusing on their opioid overdose reporting in and reversal data collection, agency trainings on harm reduction and overdose prevention and community naloxone distribution events. This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration Stephanie Nichols, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPP Stephanie is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Husson School of Pharmacy, an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts School of Medicine, and a Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorder Pharmacist practicing at Maine Medical Center. She is highly engaged in interprofessional education of students, residents, and lifelong learners, both in the classroom and in the clinical setting. Her research has been published in: Pain, Current Psychiatry, Journal of Psychopharmacology, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacology, and Psychosomatics.
51 minutes | May 30, 2018
61 minutes | May 29, 2018
Navigating Conflict: Building Bridges to Understanding
61 minutes | May 15, 2018
Emergency Department – Addiction Medicine Collaborative at MidCoast Hospital
164 minutes | Mar 26, 2018
Health Affiliates Maine Workshop 3/23/18
55 minutes | Mar 20, 2018
Snuggle ME Guidelines: What's New? 03-20-18
Kelley Bowden will bring us up to date on the latest Snuggle ME Guidelines and has outlined the following objectives: Locate the Snuggle ME guidelines on the Maine CDC website Identify a minimum of three components to the guidelines Utilize information to care for pregnant women with Substance Use Disorder and their newborns.
64 minutes | Mar 8, 2018
Quality Counts 03-08-18 Webinar: Lives in the Balance with Ross Greene
Nationally renowned Ross Greene, an expert in the the field of ADHD in children, provides an overview of Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: Lives in the Balance. Dr. Greene shares his work collaborating between kids and adults in resolving the problems contributing to children's behavioral challenges. Objectives: 1. Provide an overview of Lives in the Balance CPS model and how to support collaborative and proactive solutions improve the lives of families and children who are behaviorally challenged. 2. Highlight ways that primary care physicians can work with families to promote positive parenting and disciplinary practices for children with ADHD. 3. Discuss ways that the CPS model has been implemented in the school setting and how primary care providers can work with schools to promote positive changes to working with children with ADHD.
61 minutes | Feb 21, 2018
Making Meetings Meaningful
58 minutes | Feb 9, 2018
ADHD: Managing Medication and Co-Morbid Conditions
Carol Hubbard discusses the topics of managing medications and their side effects. She also offers help with life situations, such as sleep, anxiety, and toileting to name a few. Objectives: Develop more expertise in ADHD medication management and managing side effects. Highlight co-morbid conditions that may affect ADHD diagnosis, treatment and management including anxiety, autism, learning disabilities, and developmental delay, sleep, toileting, and GI issues. Highlight key quality improvement strategies and how they can be used to standardize ADHD work in the practice. Review current QI data to help guide the quality improvement process.
61 minutes | Feb 6, 2018
02-06-18 Alternative Treatments to Pain
Alternative Treatments to Pain by Elisabeth Fowlie Mock Discuss alternative treatments for chronic pain management. Highlight the team based approach to care for patients living with chronic pain. Understand ways to reduce pain by addressing the physical, psychological and social components of pain.
59 minutes | Jan 31, 2018
01-31-18 From the First Tooth: Healthy Smiles 2020 Challenge
Speakers: Jennifer Dubail - General Pediatrician, Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, Maine Medical Center Eiren Menhennit - Pediatric Practice Support Specialist, MaineHealth ACO Laura Robbins - Director From the First Tooth and Before the First Tooth, MaineHealth Objectives: 1. Explain the From The First Tooth Healthy Smiles by 2020 Challenge 2. Provide examples for how integrating oral health has impacted a local pediatric practice 3. Review data collection strategies and how MaineHealth was able to improve based on the data
65 minutes | Jan 23, 2018
01 23 18 Caring for ME Webinar, Update on Chapter 488, Funded by AG
Speaker: Gordon Smith The objectives for this webinar: 1. Provide participants with updated information on Maine PL Chapter 488 and associated rules 2. Provide participants with information and current status of legislative activity pertaining to the prescription of controlled substances 3. Discuss challenges and success identified around law implementation.
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