"Brandon's Story & What Doctors Need to Know About Addiction" - Psychiatry Grand Rounds


Event date: 4/8/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM iCal Export

Speakers: Reggie Whitten, Attorney, Co-Founder of FATE (Fighting Addiction Through Education)

Professional Practice Gap: 1. There is a gap in physicians' understanding of addiction and the role they play in fighting the worst man-made epidemic. 2. A gap exists in physicians' understanding the iatrogenic risk involved in prescribing opioids and the importance of narcotic conservatism. (excerpt)


Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine how addiction and the opioid epidemic impacted an Oklahoma family.
  2. Recognize the negative effects by the stigma of shame associated with addiction and SUDs.
  3. Define the historical aspects surrounding the current opioid epidemic, including how we got here and how we end it.
  4. Examine a brief summary of the historic opioid trial and its verdict in favor of the State.


CE Credits: 1

For More Information Contact:

Andie Stringfellow, Sr. Administrative Assistant
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Note: This presentation meets the Oklahoma State Medical Board's licensure requirement for training on opioids/pain management

Join Zoom Meeting: https://oklahoma.zoom.us/j/97556095143?pwd=eU5Nd2dWQ3VDUVk1R1FPMXl4R2tDUT09

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