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Urology Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 18, 2017
7:30am – 8:30am

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion - 7th Floor East, S7320 Conference Room

Urology Post Graduate Education Program “Opioid Use Disorders”

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Division of Urology, Department of Surgery

Speaker: Dr. Surita Rao Date: May 18, 2017 Time: 7:30am to 8:30am Location: UCHC 7th floor Outpatient Pavilion East Conference Room Target Audience: Faculty, Residents, and Staff: Departments of Surgery.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Describe the increasing prevalence of opioid use disorder and opioid related overdoses in the United States 2. Recognize that the CDC has developed guidelines for the prescribing of opioids for chronic pain, which they are encouraging practitioners to follow. 3. Explain that addiction is a brain disease with underpinnings in the dopaminergic pathways of the brain Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Rao, has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Rao will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product. ________________________________________ This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it. ________________________________________ Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluations.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email. If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from http://MyEvaluations.com within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your http://MyEvaluations.com account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.

Contact:

Debbie Savino, savino@uchc.edu

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