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Addiction Medicine in Correctional Settings

September 17, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT

This virtual workshop will address the delivery of addiction medicine treatment within correctional health settings.  Presenters will review the structure of correctional health systems with jails and prisons in general and highlight the application of a medication-first (low barrier) approach to providing medications for opioid use disorder to inmates within one California county jail system.  The workshop will also review trauma-informed care for patients in correctional settings and discuss implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the delivery of addiction medicine in correctional health settings.

Faculty:  C. Hsien Chiang, MD; Karen Hill, Ph, MSN, ANP-C, PHN; Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM, Shannon Robinson, MD 


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Date September 17, 2020
Time 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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