State med­i­cal as­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer opi­oid train­ing

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The Ok­la­homa State Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer two train­ing ses­sions about opi­oids for health care providers.

OSMA will of­fer the same pro­gram, “What Physi­cians Need to Know: The Opi­oid Epi­demic and How We Change This,” from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Thurs­day and Fri­day. The Thurs­day ses­sion will be at St. Eli­jah Ortho­dox Chris­tian Church, 15000 N May in Ok­la­homa City, and the Fri­day ses­sion will be at South­ern Hills Mar­riott, 1902 E 71st in Tulsa.

Speak­ers are Scott Teit­el­baum, Univer­sity of Florida Col­lege of Medicine, Di­vi­sion of Ad­dic­tion Medicine; Dr. Wil­liam Yar­bor­ough; Jes­sica Hawkins, se­nior di­rec­tor of pre­ven­tion ser­vices, Ok­la­homa De­part­ment of Men­tal Health and Sub­stance Abuse Ser­vices; Jason Bea­man, chair­man of psy­chi­a­try and be­hav­ioral sci­ence at Ok­la­homa State Univer­sity Cen­ter for Health Sci­ences; Scott An­thony, pain man­age­ment spe­cial­ist; and Mike Hern­don, chief med­i­cal of­fi­cer, Ok­la­homa Health Care Au­thor­ity.

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