State medical association will offer opioid training
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.
To register, visit www. okmed.org.