Substance Use and Abuse
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Use evidence-based strategies to establish appropriate screening protocols with patients for drug abuse and addiction.
2. Develop evidence-based strategies to educate patients on the safe use of prescription pain medication, emphasizing monitoring and follow-up.
3. Formulate plans to orchestrate care for patients who require referral to our treatment from sub-specialists, and community-based support services for substance abuse.
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Larry Leeman, MD, MPH, Professor of Family & Community Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Co-medical Director Mother Baby Unit & Director FM Maternal and Child Health Service University Hospital
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