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Damage Control in Post 2017 Pain Policy


Total Credits: 1.0 including 1.0 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   4.7
State Associations:
MOA - Maine
Faculty:
Merideth Norris, DO, FACOFP, FASAM
Duration:
1 Hour
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Session Title: Damage Control in Post 2017 Pain Policy -- "When You Throw Something Away, Where is "Away"?
Session Objectives: Participants will:

1. Review the intention of the CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines vs the Unintended Consequences.

2. Consider some of the clinical outcomes of these consequences.

3. Discover opportunities for being part of a continued team effort in assisting patients impacted by these policies.

 

The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

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Merideth Norris, DO, FACOFP, FASAM's Profile

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Dr. Merideth Norris has been working in Maine for over 15 years. Her practice scope includes Osteopathic Family Medicine and treating substance use disorder, obesity, and pain management. She has worked in emergency departments all over Maine, as well as detox facilities, inpatient treatment environments, methadone clinics, and outpatient recovery centers. Dr. Norris is the Medical Director of Enso Recovery and has a private practice. Dr. Norris is board certified in Osteopathic Family Medicine by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Medicine, in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine.

She is frequently seen in the press advocating for available resources for people with substance use disorder and drafts large amounts of testimony to the state legislation on opioid policy and treatment access. She has been interviewed as an addiction expert on both local public radio and the national Reelz network. Recently, Dr. Norris became certified as a Ringside Physician by USA Boxing and became the medical consultant for Susan Elia MacNeal, author of the Maggie Hope detective series. Dr. Norris has three children.  

Dr. Norris discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.
 


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