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When: March 22, 2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Where: Richard Bolling Federal Building, Cafeteria Conference Room G64
601 East 12th Street
Kansas City, MO  64106
United States
Contact: Sara Fry
5736364623


Online registration is available until: 3/8/2017
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The Opioid Crisis: What Nurses Need to Know! - March 22, 2017

Target Audience: This conference is designed for RNs and APRNs from a variety of primary and acute care settings who are interested in learning more about the opioid epidemic, including safe opioid prescribing, safe opioid use and options for pain management.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Federal, State and Community Response to the Opioid Crisis
  • Safe Opioid Prescribing and Project ECHO
  • Chronic Pain and Behavioral Health
  • Patient Engagement and Education on Safe Opioid Use and Pain Management
  • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  • The Nurse's Role in Patient Safety

Date & Location:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.
Lunch on own

Richard Bolling Federal Building
Cafeteria Conference Room G64
601 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106

REGISTRATION

Space is Limited! Registration fees include conference materials, light refreshments and continuing education credit. No refunds will be made due to inclement weather.

AGENDA:Click the link below for the full conference agenda.

HANDOUTS Handouts for the educational sessions will be available online for participants to print or save to their computers. All paid participants will receive a link and password prior to the conference.

EVALUATION:  Evaluation of the conference will be conducted electronically. Participants will receive email instructions and a link to access the conference evaluation upon conclusion of the conference.

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY:  We encourage you to send a qualified substitute if you cannot attend. Registration fees, less a $25 enrollment processing fee, will be refunded to participants who cannot attend and notify the Midwest Multistate Division office in writing of the cancellation no less than 10 business days prior to the activity. No refunds will be made after March 8, 2017. There will be no refunds due to inclement weather.

ACCREDITATION:  The Midwest Multistate Divison is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Participants are eligible to receive 5.75 contact hours

Accreditation as a provider refers only to the recognition of continuing education activities and does not imply Midwest Multistate Division or ANCC Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

What is the Midwest Multistate Division? The Kansas State Nurses Association, Missouri Nurses Association and Nebraska Nurses Association formed a collaborative, namely the Midwest Multistate Division (Midwest MSD), with the goal of promoting efficiencies and growth. As part of this collaborative, the Midwest MSD Continuing Nursing Education Unit (CNE Unit) was formed, which is accredited as an ANCC approver and provider of CNE, to address teh educational needs of nurses in the Midwest region. 

QUESTIONS? Contact Sara Fry by phone at 573-636-4623 or by email at sara@midwestnurses.org.

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