Schedule

 
 

Monday

MERF 1110 - Prem Sahai Auditorium - Overflow Room 2117

12:00 - 1:00

Opioid Use & Overdose in Iowa: Clinical Perspectives

12:00               Opening Remarks                    

Dean Jean Robillard, Carver College of Medicine

Dean Michael Kanellis, College of Dentistry

12:10               Opioid and Heroin Use in Iowa: Overdoses, Naloxone, and Beyond

·             Chris Buresh, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, UIHC

·             Dean Denise Martinez, MD, Department of Family Medicine, UIHC

·             Vicki Kijewski, MD, Department of Psychiatry, UIHC

·             Karen Baker, Director of Dental Pharmacy, College of Dentistry            

12:30                Panel Discussion

                         Moderator: Morgan Bertsch, M2, Carver College of Medicine

12:45                Audience Q&A      

1:00                  Adjourn            

Tuesday

Med Alum Auditorium

12:00 - 1:00

Grand Rounds 

[Session for Medical Students]

Wednesday

MERF 1110 - PREM SAHAI AUDITORIUM - OVERFLOW ROOM 2117

12:00 - 1:00

Overdose Prevention Policy & Harm Reduction Advocacy

12:00               Welcome and Introductions

                        Cameron Foreman & Sarah Ziegenhorn, M2, Carver College of Medicine

12:05               Personal Perspective

                        Laura McCaughey, Quad Cities Harm Reduction

12:15               Opioid and Heroin Use in Iowa: The Epidemic

                        Kim Brown, President, Quad Cities Harm Reduction

12:25               Naloxone Expansion Legislation

                        State Representative Ako Abdul Samad

12:35               Iowa Medical Society, Naloxone Expansion & Future Legislative Priorities

                        Dennis Tibben, Director of Government Affairs, IMS

12:45               Panel Discussion: Advocating for Naloxone Access and Harm Reduction Policies

Moderator - Kiley Boeding, P3, UI College of Pharmacy & Nora Kopping, MHA Candidate, College of Public Health

1:00             Adjourn

 

Thursday

MERF 1117 - PREM SAHAI AUDITORIUM - OVERFLOW ROOM 2117

12:00 - 1:00

Clinical Skills Training

 

12:00               Welcome and Introductions

                        Cameron Foreman & Sarah Ziegenhorn, M2, Carver College of Medicine

12:00               Overdose  from an EMT perspective: Mechanisms, Signs & Symptoms

                        Sean Wetjen, M2, Carver College of Medicine

 12:05             How to Administer Naloxone

                        Petra Hahn & Drew Voigt, M2 & M1, Carver College of Medicine

 12:10             How to Screen for Drug Use in Physical Exams 

                        Marielle Meurice, M4, Carver College of Medicine

 12:20             Treatment Options: Exploring Medication Assisted Therapies

Dr. Tony Miller, MD, Staff Psychiatrist & Director of Addiction Disorder Services, Veterans Administration; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, CCOM

12:40               Q&A

1:00                 Adjourn

 

Friday

MERF 1110 - PREM SAHAI AUDITORIUM - OVERFLOW ROOM 2117

12:00 - 1:00

Pain Management + Policy Panel 

 

12:00               Welcome & Introduction

                        Cameron Foreman & Sarah Ziegenhorn, Carver College of Medicine

12:05               Rational Prescribing of Opioids: An Ounce of Prevention

Hilary Mosher, MFA, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor & Hospitalist, Veterans   Administration

12:20        Working with Law Enforcement and Provider Detailing

                        Kevin Techau, JD, US Attorney for Iowa

12:30         Panel Discussion: Legislative Priorities for Substance Abuse & Effective Advocacy 

§  State Senator Joe Bolkcom

§  State Senator Bob Dvorsky

Moderator: Robert Humble, M2, Carver College of Medicine

1:00               Adjourn


MERF ATRIUM

11:00 - 2:00

Advocacy Session

  • Photo Booth
  • Sign the Calls to Action