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Texas Substance Use Symposium (TxSUS)



 
Online CE Evaluations for the April, 2021 Texas Substance Use Symposium (TxSUS)

 
This site is for the completion of online evaluations for the Texas Substance Use Symposium program that took place on April 29 & 30 online.  In order to finalize CE credit, you will need to register for the CE program here and complete the evaluations for the program sessions you attended.
 
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This project is funded in part by Texas Health & Human Services Texas Targeted Opioid Response.

Continuing Education Information

NOTE: Workshop 6 is not eligible for any CE credit
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The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity is approved for 13.00 hours continuing education credit. With overlapping sessions on day 2, the individual is eligible to receive 5.00 hours of continuing education credit. In order to receive .50 CEUs (5.00 hours) of CE credit, the participant must attend the virtual activity sessions then complete the online evaluation.  


CNE: This activity provides 5.0 of nursing continuing education through the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
 
Workshop 2: Peer Recovery is not eligible for CNE credit.

CME: The UT Health San Antonio Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The Long School of Medicine designates this material for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ .

Social Work / Counseling CEU: The Office of Professional Development at The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, and as such receives automatic approval as a continuing education provider by the Texas Board of Social Work Examiners under Texas Administrative Code, Title 22, Part 34. § 781.511(c). The program represented by this certificate was provided in accordance with the criteria and standards of the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, and has been approved for Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. Please note that 1 hour = 1 CEU. Complaints about this program may be made to TSBSWE 333 Guadalupe St, Tower 3, Room 900, Austin, TX 78701 • 512-305-7700 • 800-821-3205

EMS: Texas EMS certificates may use CE approved by outside agencies recognized by the Office as having the authority to accredit CE.  The following program has been approved for Texas EMS: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)/American Nurses Association : https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/emstraumasystems/EMS/sotherce.shtm
Workshop 2: Peer Recovery is not eligible for CNE credit.

Law Enforcement:  The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement allows officers to submit this certificate for continuing education credit consideration to the supervisor. http://www.tcole.texas.gov/content/general-course-reporting-numbers

Date: Apr 29, 2021 12:00 PM - Apr 30, 2021 11:00 AM

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

13.00

CE Units

1.300

Registration closes on Jun 30, 2021 01:00 AM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

 

 

 

   

Beyond Opioids: Stimulants and the 4th Wave of the Overdose Crisis
 

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the epidemiology of and time trends in drug overdose mortality in the US
  • Describe likely reasons for the rise in stimulant deaths
  • Discuss qualitative perspectives on opioid and stimulant co-use

Faculty
 
Daniel Ciccarone, MD, MPH
Justine Miner Endowed Professor in Addiction Medicine
Professor, Family Community Medicine
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
 

 

Activity Number

0067-9999-21-072-L08-P
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Infectious Disease Issues Related to Injecting Opioids and Stimulants
 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe current guidelines for HCV screening & opt-out HIV screening
  • Discuss the benefits of universal, opt-out screening for viral infections in non-traditional settings
  • Discuss the barriers to implementation of opt-out screening for viral infections, including:  physical/clinical barriers, and institutional barriers/stigma
  • Describe best practices for early diagnosis & linkage to care for viral infections associated with injection drug use, including: multidisciplinary collaboration, and harm reduction model

Faculty
 
Bonzo Reddick, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Chair and Professor of Community Medicine
Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
Mercer University School of Medicine
 

 
 

Activity Number

0067-9999-21-073-L01-P
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Moving the Needle on Substance Use in Texas Panel
 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss current trends in substance use and related harms in Texas
  • Discuss solutions to address substance use and related harms in Texas
  • Discuss solutions to address substance use and related harms within local and regional areas

Faculty
 
Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH
Symposium Chair
 
Gilberto Perez, MPH
Co-Executive Director
Texas Harm Reduction Alliance
 
David  A Miramontes , MD, FACEP FAEMS NREMT
Assistant Clinical Professor
UT Health San Antonio School of Public Health
Medical Director San Antonio Fire Department
 
Crystal Walker, MPAS, PA-C
My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County
 
Daniel Ciccarone, MD, MPH
Professor, Family Community Medicine
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
 
Bonzo Reddick, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Chair and Professor of Community Medicine
Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
Mercer University School of Medicine
 

 
 

Activity Number

0067-9999-21-074-L04-P
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

 

   

Hands-on Workshop 1: Behavioral Health
 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify extent of substance use disorder across the state
  • List medications used for the treatment of substance use disorder
  • Understand role of behavioral health providers in addressing substance use disorder
  • Identify three interventions they can use with patients/clients with substance use disorder

Faculty
 
Yajaira J Johnson-Esparza, PhD
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Family Medicine Residency Program
Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio
 
Gabriela Lopez, PsyD
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Family Medicine Residency Program
Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio
 

 
 

Activity Number

0067-9999-21-075-L04-P
Date: 04/30/21
Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

2.00
   

   

Hands-on Workshop 2: Peer Recovery Support
 
NOTE: This session is not eligible for CNE credit. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe state sponsored initiatives for Texas Targeted Opioid Response - Recovery Support and the criteria needed to engage in these services.
  • Describe the roles and expectations of Peer Recovery Support in assertive community outreach, treatment settings and community integration post treatment.
  • Identify the various ways that data collection and evaluation impacts their work and organization, including service delivery, grant reports, and the larger professional field

Faculty
 
Jose Nicolas Flores, LCDC
TTOR Recovery Support Program Specialist
Texas Health and Human Services
 
Richard Hamner, LMSW, RSPS
Clinical Research Project Manager
UT Health San Antonio< /div>
 

 
 

Activity Number

0067-9999-21-076-L04-P
Date: 04/30/21
Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

2.00
   

   

Hands-on Workshop 3: New Approaches to Substance Use for Law Enforcement and First Responders
 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the basic tenets of harm reduction.
  • Identify examples of first responder practices that already employ harm reduction principles.
  • Identify and address the origins and negative consequences of stigma and strategies for reducing harm.
  • Discuss potential barriers to integrating harm reduction principles.
  • Brainstorm actions for harm reduction strategies in any community.

Faculty
 
Claire Zagorski, MSc, LP
Program Coordinator of Pharmacy Addictions Research & Medicine
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
 

 
 

Activity Number

0067-9999-21-077-L04-P
Date: 04/30/21
Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

2.00
   

   

Hands-on Workshop 4: Health care providers/ Pharmacist
 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss barriers to using the Texas prescription monitoring program (PMP) in clinical practice and identify creative solutions
  • Discuss strategies for identifying patients at risk for substance-related harm, communicating directly with patients about this risk, and intervening to reduce risk

Faculty
 
Lucas G. Hill, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
 
Michael Mackert, PhD
Director, Center for Health Communication
Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations
Professor, Department of Population Health
Moody College of Communication
Dell Medical School
The University of Texas at Austin 
 

 
 

Activity Number

0067-9999-21-078-L04-P
Date: 04/30/21
Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

2.00
   

   

Hands-on Workshop 5: Buprenorphine Treatment Pearls: Real life case discussions
 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss office-based opioid use disorder treatment to enable clinicians to begin treating patients or improve their current level of treatment expertise
  • Discuss through case-based learning how to improve patient management of pain, co-occurring substance use, and longitudinal care
  • Describe how substance use stigma impacts opioid use disorder care and how to improve outcomes by considering stigma in the treatment planning process

Faculty
 
Van L King, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical Director Behavioral Wellness Clinic
Medical Director TXMOUD
 
Sidarth Wakhlu, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Clinical Director Addiction Psychiatry Service
Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Director
Chair, Student Assistance Committee (SAC)
UT Southwestern Medical Center
 
Crystal Walker, MPAS, PA-C
My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County
 
Richard Bottner, PA-C
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine|
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
 
Jennifer Ann Papac, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio
 

 
 

Activity Number

0067-9999-21-079-L08-P
Date: 04/30/21
Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

2.00
   

   

Hands-on Workshop 6: Rooted in Data, Grounded in Equity
This session is not eligible for CE Credit

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about practical tools to increase equity in data analysis and data visualization (Excel, R, Tableau and ArcGIS)
  • Take practical steps to embed equity into data projects
  • Learn how to build a list of immediate actions you can take tomorrow

Faculty
 
Matthew Perez
 
Courtney Denton, MPH
 
Catherine Craven, PhD
 

 NOTE: There is no CE for this program
 
Date: 04/30/21
Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

0.00