3:30pm: announcements, presentation & Q&A
Speaker: Jonathan Avery, M.D. - Director of Addiction Psychiatry and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Avery is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Avery’s primary academic focus has been to examine and help develop interventions to improve clinicians’ attitudes towards patients with substance use disorders. He is also focused on educating all physicians on how to treat individuals with co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness.
Presentation: Dr. Avery will give an overview of opiods, their use in alleviating pain, and the risks associated with their misuse. He will also provide information on how to recognize the signs of an overdose and what to do if you believe someone is at risk for misuse.
PowerPoint Presentation: Opioids Elderly.pptx
Refreshments sponsored by:
Amber Court at Home
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