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CME : 19.00
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Addictions Update Conference is organized by University of Utah School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and will be held during Jun 06 - 09, 2018 at Salt Lake City Marriott University Park, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Who Should Attend?
This program is for you if you are in a public or private professional sector working with, or influencing practices for, individuals and families with behavioral health and/or addiction issues. Special emphasis is placed on the following professions:
• Addiction Treatment
• Case Management
• Counseling
• Education
• Emergency Medicine
• Employee Assistance
• Geriatrics
• Gerontology
• Home Health
• Law Enforcement
• Long-Term Care
• Marriage & Family Therapy
• Medicine
• Military Specialties
• Nursing
• Pain Management
• Paramedicine
• Phamacy
• Primary Care / Family Practice
• Psychiatry
• Psychology
• Social Work
• Other Health, Behavioral Health & Addiction Professions

Course Overview:
The conference program focuses on increasing knowledge of substance use disorders and developing effective prevention and intervention programs through science, policy and treatment. Specifically, the 2018 conference program will address contemporary issues of addiction across the lifespan, with a focus on suicide and ethics. Ultimately, the conference hopes to facilitate improved systems, clinical modalities, and client care for individuals, families, and communities.

Course Objectives:
• Increase awareness of and share current knowledge about substance use issues throughout the lifespan Identify and define relevance of substance abuse issues to peers, family, business, community, and government influences;
• Develop strategies to more effectively promote the healthy growth and development of individuals who are dealing with issues of substance use
• Provide effective working tools for professionals to properly intervene in said issues
• Familiarize participants with current policies, resources and resource needs in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment
• Provide tools for professionals in policy, research and patient care to develop and mobilize prevention and intervention programs in the business, community and/or government sectors

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available

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Daniel W. Odell
Daniel W. Odell


Karen F. Buchi
Karen F. Buchi


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Contact No. (877) 501-9446

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Venue Address

Salt Lake City Marriott University Park
The University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Official Hotel

Salt Lake City Marriott University Park,

The University of Utah,

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America 84108,

+1 801-581-1000

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5250 Pioneer Fork Road Home Home
1.09 miles from venue
University Guest House & Conference Center
5.23 miles from venue
Free Wifi

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