Data 2000 Waiver Training for APRNs

Ohio Council of Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA)
Annual Opiate Summit
Includes ASAM provided DATA 2000 training
Hyatt Regency Columbus

June 12 & 13, 2017

As a call to physicians, advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants, I encourage you to sign up for the ASAM Buprenorphine Course. This course will be taking place during Ohio’s 2017 Opiate Conference: Bridges to Recovery on June 12th and June 13th.

Over the two days, attendees will have the opportunity to receive their DATA 2000 waiver training as well as hear from keynote speakers and various breakout sessions.

Additionally, please note that The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has agreed to support a reimbursement of the registration fee for eligible attendees who are able to:

  1. Provide documentation that they have received a DEA Waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine products.
  2. Indicate a willingness to prescribe MAT in their practice setting.

To register for the conference or the training please click here.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Alaina Herrel at or 614-224-1111.

OSU Wound Care Boot Camp

Hands on skill lab with wound experts

June 13, 2017

Wallace Auditorium
University Hospital East
181 Taylor Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43203

3.5 Nursing Contact Hours

More information and registration here: Wound Care Boot Camp Brochure PDF

Free CE on Effects of HB 216  for Non-Prescribing APRNs

Sigma Theta Tau/Zeta Theta Tau Chapter is co-sponsoring with the Ohio Nurses Association a FREE LEGAL CE regarding the effect of House Bill 216 on APRNS who do not prescribe/do not want to prescribe and/or do not have a Standard Care Arrangement – primarily those in QI, Infection Control, Education, Research, etc. who are in danger of losing their CNS status because of this bill’s passage.

The event is June 20th at Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH from 5:30-6:30pm.

You do not have to be a member of any organization – free to all but  preregistration is required.

View flyer for more information.


Intense Review of Cardiology

DATES:                August 19 – 23, 2017
LOCATION:         InterContinental Hotel, Cleveland
PHONE:               (216) 448-8710

Description:  You are expressly invited to attend the 18th Annual Intensive Review of Cardiology: Comprehensive Update and Advances, August 19 – 23, 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel and Bank of America Conference Center on the Cleveland Clinic main campus in Cleveland, Ohio. This educational activity continues to be a wonderful forum to critically review current thinking and management of all the major cardiovascular disciplines. The focus will be on the delivery of contemporary medicine, including complex patient management and decision-making for practicing cardiologists. Cardiovascular board certification and re-certification examination candidates may also find this review useful. The comprehensive four-day program will be memorable. The review highlights clinical evaluation and management of the patient encountered in daily practice. An update of current ACC/AHA guidelines that support treatment and management recommendations, as well as a review of controversies and dilemmas will answer any questions you may have.

ACCREDITATION: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM available

ABIM MOC Points Available

1st Annual GIM Conference

September 9, 2017

The University of Cincinnati is hosting the 1st Annual General Internal Medicine Conference: Updates Every General Practitioner Needs to Know on Saturday, September 9th, 2017.  This one day conference will highlight advances in topics such as diabetes, hypertension, pain management, hyperlipidemia, novel anticoagulants, perioperative risk, as well as an evidence based decision making to reduce waste and increase value.  Short, didactic sessions, case based learning, small group discussion will all be utilized to provide an exciting exchange of ideas among learner!  In the process, attendees will experience best practices for knowledge acquisition and retention.

This conference would be of interest for practitioners looking for updates in internal medicine or fulfilling their CME requirements.  The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Registration includes: Free parking, CME accreditation, conference admission, catered breakfast, coffee, and lunch.  Cost of registration for trainees is 30$ and for faculty 50$.  Registration and more information is located at the following website:

For more information please email course coordinator Chandra DuBose at

Intro Letter GIM2017

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Cardiovascular Update 2017

DATES:                 October 26-27, 2017
LOCATION:         Global Center for Health Innovation, Cleveland
PHONE:               (216) 448-8710 

Description:  Plan to attend the Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Update 2017 on October 26-27, 2017 at the Global Center for Health Innovation, Cleveland, OH.  This course will provide a contemporary update for primary care providers and cardiologists on the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases commonly encountered in the primary care setting.

ACCREDITATION: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM available