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7:30- 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast

8:00 – 8:50 AM Kentucky Response to the Opioid Epidemic
Van Ingram, Executive Director for the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy
Activity Number: 0143-0000-19-106-L01-P&T | Knowledge | 1.0 CEU

8:50 – 9:00 AM BREAK

9:00 – 9:50 AM Oh The Lies That We Have been Told Opioid Therapy and Navigating The Way Out
Jay S Grider DO, PhD, MB, CMO UKHealthCare Ambulatory, CEO Kentucky Medical Services Foundation, Professor, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Activity Number: 0143-0000-19-102-L05-P&T | Knowledge | 1.0 CEU

9:50 – 10:00 AM BREAK

10:00 – 10:50 AM The Evidence for Biopsychosocial Treatment (including Medication)
Shawn A. Ryan, MD, MBA, ABEM, President & Chief Medical Officer, BrightView, FASAM
Activity Number: 0143-0000-19-103-L01-P&T | Knowledge | 1.0 CEU

10:50 – 11:00 AM BREAK

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM Step 1: Non-Opioid Pain Management Strategies
Doug Oyler, PharmD; Director, Office of Opioid Safety, UK HealthCare
Activity Number: 0143-0000-19-101-L01-P&T | Knowledge | 1.0 CEU 


12:20 - 1:25 PM Lunch & Clinical Pearl – 2016 CDC Opioid Guidelines (non-CEU) 
Jody Jaggers, PharmD, KPhA Director of Pharmacy Public Health Programs
Jessica Johnson, PharmD, KPhA Director of Pharmacy Education

1:30 – 2:20 PM Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis
Facilitator, Trish R. Freeman, RPh, PhD, Associate Professor, Director, Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy Practice and Science Department, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Chris Harlow, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Services,  St. Matthews Pharmacy; Sarah Johnson, MD, Medical Director, Landmark Rehabilitation; Doug Scofield, Senior Director of Communications, Volunteers of America; Sarah Johnson, MSW, CSW, Director of Substance Abuse Programs, Kentucky Department of Corrections; Amanda Bennett or Alex Elswick            
Voices of Hope
Activity Number: 0143-0000-19-105-L04-P & T | Knowledge | 1.0 CEU

2:20 – 2:30 PM BREAK

2:30 – 4:00 PM Policy Solutions to the Opioid Crisis: What might work in Kentucky?
Representative Danny Bentley
Activity Number: 0143-0000-19-104-L03-P & T | Knowledge | 1.5 CEUs


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Kentucky Medical Association and The ­­­­­­­­­Kentucky Pharmacists Association. The Kentucky Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Kentucky Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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