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Pain, Substance Misuse & Treatment: Science, Practice, and Prescribing Guidelines
This webinar is scheduled for 60-minutes. While anyone in Arizona is welcome to join, as part of our funding we are specifically focusing on providers in Gila, Graham, Mohave counties. We have applied for continuing education credits. If approved, they will be free to you.

Arizona physicians are required to have at least 3 units of opioid-related, substance use disorder related or addiction continuing medical education each licensing renewal period.

Topics covered include the following:
• Pervasiveness of overdose in Arizona,
• Definitions and neurobiological stages of addiction,
• Factors associated with pain,
• Updates to Arizona’s prescribing guidelines,
• Effective OUD treatments, and
• Resources for additional information and training.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify and treat pain and substance use disorder/opioid use disorder (SUD/OUD) using Arizona Department Health Services 2018 guidelines.
2. Recognize issues associated with pain and SUD/OUD.

Apr 14, 2021 12:00 PM in Arizona

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Melody Glenn, MD
Base Hospital Medical Director/ Assistant Professor @BUMC-T, The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine
Melody Glenn is an emergency medicine/EMS physician who began practicing MAT in 2017 in the Highland Hospital Emergency Department, where 2-4 patients a day were started on buprenorphine from fast track. She was also the Chief Medical Officer of Workit Health, a telemedicine MAT startup, where she developed the company’s buprenorphine protocols and trained new clinicians. She also participated in a program similar to AzMAT mentors in California. She currently is an assistant professor in the UA COM-T Department of Emergency Medicine and Addiction Medicine Fellowship, and also works at CODAC as an addiction medicine doc.
Jamie Weinand, MD
Jamie Weinand obtained his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 2017. He received his B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in Spanish from Duke University in 2012. Following his undergraduate graduation, Jamie completed a Fulbright scholarship in Mexico City in 2013. Professionally his interests include addiction medicine and LGBT healthcare. He is a Tucson, Arizona native and graduated from Salpointe Catholic High School in 2008 and is thrilled to be back home. Outside of work he enjoys hiking, spending time with friends and reading. Jamie recently graduated from the Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency Program and he is a current University of Arizona Addiction Medicine fellow.