Focus on Understanding and treating Addiction
Drugs of Addiction: Alcohol and Opioid Pharmacotherapy
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Dr. Chris Paxos and Dr. Sara Dugan will open Saturday’s program discussing drugs of addiction, including both alcohol use disorder and opioid use disorder which are the most prevalent in the US. This presentation will review tools to identify substance use disorders, medication treatment options for AUD and OUD, and medication related pearls for treating patients with substance use disorders.
Vivitrol Drug Court and Medication Assisted Treatment
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Judge Frederick T. Moses of Hocking County and Amy Black, CNP will discuss Hocking County’s Municipal Drug Court and utilizing Vivitrol as a Medication Assisted Therapy. This creative drug court program reviews the information needed to to determine if Vivitrol is the right choice for your patient. The Vivitrol Drug Court and MAT outcomes will be shared, including the essentials statistics of the Hocking County Municipal Drug Court. Amy will focus on Vivtrol as a Medication Assisted Therapy and the latest research, the pros and cons as well as case studies and her role, as an APRN, in the court program.