Teleconference/Webinar: The Opiod Explosion in Minnesota
Friday, October 24, 2014
Minnesota Hospital Association (limited space on-site)
2550 University Ave. W.
How Opiod Abuse During Pregnancy and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Impact Your Work:
A conference from the March of Dimes and Minnesota Prematurity Coalition
The dramatic increase in opioid abuse in Minnesota has communities struggling to better understand and address this complicated issue. Join us for a half-day conference as we bring together knowledgeable experts to begin an interdisciplinary discussion around this growing problem.
- Dr. Loretta Finnegan (Finnegan scoring system) will discuss the national trends in opioid addiction and her scoring system for evaluating newborns for neonatal abstinence syndrome.
- Minnesota physicians will discuss the rural and urban experiences, and how their practices have been affected by the increase in addicted patients.
- A panel of interdisciplinary experts will provide insights into policy, reporting requirements and other key issues surrounding this complex problem.
Several sites are hosting the teleconference. Register today and contact Martha Overby, 612-326-9443, for more information.