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San Antonio Regional Hospital (SARH): Focus on the Patient in the New Era of Opioid Prescribing

Business Audience Adults with Medical Staff at Home

Friday, January 24, 2020, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT.

In collaboration with Health Services Advisory Group Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HSAG HIIN)

This class will include a patient story, overview of strategies for opioid reduction at SARH, Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)—causes, effects, and outcomes; HSAG HIIN resources for addressing this area of harm, table top discussion, and commitment to action. This presentation will give you tools to bring back to your organization.

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Upon completion, the participant will be able to: 

  • Analyze the OUD disease process, its natural course, and how treatment alters it.
  • Explor the National and California landscapes of the opioid crisis.
  • Discover interventions, resources, and clinical practices to improve person-centered care.
  • Identify action items and reinforce community efforts to find solutions.

Guest Speaker:

John Sorboro, MD, ABPN, Diplomate ASAM, Chief Medical Officer, Behavioral Health, Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG)

Who Should Attend?

Healthcare professionals, including:

  • Emergency department
  • Pre-hospital care providers
  • Healthcare executives
  • Registered nurses (RNs)
  • Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs)
  • Emergency medical teams (EMTs)
  • Pharmacists
  • Social workers
  • Front-line workforce staff members
  • Pain management teams

Continuing Education (CE): San Antonio Regional Hospital is the CE provider for this event. Provider approved by the Board of Registered Nursing for 4 CEUs, California CE Provider Number 712. Pending approval. There is no charge to attend this event. Contact Jason Williams at 909.920.4948 or the Education Department for more information.

Parking Information: Park at the baseball field immediately east of the hospital drive entrance.