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Two Upcoming COCA Calls: June 22  Prescribing Opioids and June 30 - Hanta Virus

Thursday, June 16, 2016   (0 Comments)

COCA Call Announcement

Join us for two upcoming COCA Calls where subject matter experts will discuss current public health topics. Registration is not required.

If you have questions, e-mail coca@cdc.gov.


CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Overview:

During this COCA Call, clinicians will hear an overview of the CDC recommendations and learn when and how opioids should be initiated for chronic pain, how to assess risk and address harms of opioid use, and when and how opioids should be discontinued.

Presenters:

Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tamara Haegerich, PhD
Deputy Associate Director for Science
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

David J. Tauben, MD, FACP
Clinical Associate Professor and Chief
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington

Prescribing Opioids --

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Join by Phone:

800-779-0686 (U.S. Callers)
321-470-0194 (International Callers)

Passcode: 3377346

Joinby Webinar

The recordings (audio, slides, and transcript) for this call will be post on the webpage a few days after the webinar.


Identification and Care of Patients with Hantavirus Disease

Overview:

During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn about the epidemiology, diagnosis, and clinical care of patients with hantavirus disease in the United States.

Presenters:

Barbara Knust, DVM, MPH, DCAVPM
Office of Infectious Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Gregory Mertz, MD
Professor Emeritus
Department of Internal Medicine
University of New Mexico

Michelle Harkins, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of New Mexico

Hantavirus

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Join by Phone:

800-779-5346 (U.S. Callers)

517-308-9340 (International Callers)

Passcode: 2718213

Join by Webinar

The recordings (audio, slides, and transcript) for this call will be post on the webpage a few days after the webinar.

 

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