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Webinar: Understanding and Treating Patients With OUD And Co-Morbid Pain Issues
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Webinar: Understanding and Treating Patients With OUD And Co-Morbid Pain Issues

When: Thursday, June 4, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: United States
Presenter: Melanie Rosenblatt, MD
Contact: Corina Hill
(850) 878-2196

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This presentation will increase understanding of strategies to treat acute and chronic pain in individuals with an opioid use disorder who are receiving medication assisted treatment (MAT). The webinar will discuss pain management strategies for individuals with pain who are currently engaged in illicit substance use and starting treatment. Finally, it will describe challenges in acute and chronic pain management strategies for individuals utilizing various MAT medications to treat their opioid use disorder.   

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is designed for medical staff, emergency department staff, clinicians, clinical supervisors, program managers, prevention and wellness staff, public health practitioners, community coalitions, and criminal justice staff.

Presented by:

Melanie Rosenblatt, MD is a graduate the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine. She completed her anesthesia residency and pain training at St Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, NY. She is board certified in Addiction Medicine, Pain Management and Anesthesiology. She has been practicing in South Florida since 1995 and maintains her private practice in Boca Raton and Deerfield Beach, FL. Melanie Rosenblatt was the Medical Director of Pain Management for Broward Health North, a level II trauma center from 2002 to 2017 where she was the chairperson of the Credentials and Qualifications Committee and sat on the Medical Executive Board. She has worked with the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement to crack down on pill mills in South Florida. She has served on the advisory board of several pharmaceutical companies that were developing abuse deterrent formulations of opioid medications and she lectures nationally about safety and risk assessment in the treatment of chronic pain. Dr Rosenblatt has worked with legislative bodies to help address prescription pain medication abuse and was on the medical and wellness team at Newsmax Health. She was featured in the 1-hour 2018 documentary “Pain Matters” by the Discovery Channel. Melanie Rosenblatt is a recognized thought leader and national expert in her field and consults for both federal agencies and several private companies.

Up to 2.0 Continuing Education Units/Contact Hours are provided at no cost for individuals meeting the attendance requirements.

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