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October 7, 2019

In This Issue
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Tickets Still Available for MMA Leadership Gala October 26th
MMA "Listening Session" in Portland on Friday, October 25
Maine Legislature's List of Bill Titles Proposed for 2020 Session
Maine CDC Vaping Webinar October 9th
2019 Breaks Record for TIck-borne Diseases in Maine
This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
Celebration for Our Healthy Future Thursday, October 17th Honors Lani Graham, M.D.
Medicare Annual Wellness Visit: Tools from the Alzheimer's Association
MICIS: Individual Clinical Education Sessions on Opioid Topics
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE
MMA Legislative Calls Finished for the Session
UPCOMING EVENTS
Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
MICIS: 2019 Clinical & Legal Opioid Update - Fall Dates Scheduled
Qualidigm Rapid Induction Starting in the ED (RISE) Training
Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) Training Program - October 9
This Thursday: October 10 Webinar Presented by Baystate Financial: Protecting Your Income
Celebrate 65 Years of MMA Executive Leadership on Oct. 26. Tickets Available Now
Obesity Medicine: There is no 'one size fits all' - Monthly Lecture Series Beginning November 13th
MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program and the Maine CDC/Sweetser to offer training for clinicians.
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
Medical Director - Bucksport, ME
Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
Physician
Nurse Practitioner
MaineCare Medical Director Opportunity
Full-time, Part-time and Leadership Opportunities for Physicians
Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon
Physician Director of Primary Care
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health

 
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MICIS: 2019 Clinical & Legal Opioid Update - Fall Dates Scheduled

2019 Clinical & Legal Opioid Update
Presented by the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS)
Free - Advanced registration is required
5:00-8:30 pm

The topics and learning objectives for this session will be:
    2019 Clinical Opioid Update
    • Review latest research relating to opioid + pain prescribing practices
    • Constantly consider harm reduction
    • Discuss opioid use disorder and treatments
    2019 Legal Opioid Update
    • Review impact of Chapter 488 in Maine
    • Discuss opioid laws, rules and initiatives of the new administration
    • Study Chapter 21 requirements and logical implementation
    • Investigate methods to further transform local and regional prescribing
    Co-Prescribing Benzodiazepines & Opioids: The Black Box of Increased Overdose Risk
    • Review the trends in benzodiazepine prescribing
    • Evaluate risks of co-prescribing benzodiazepines and opioids
    • Consider taper plans
    • Recall importance of risk reduction
    Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH; Peter Michaud, JD, RN
    Light snacks will be provided.

    The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS).  The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

    This activity qualifies for a maximum of 3 credits of the 3 CME credit requirement for opioid medication education found in P.L. 2015, Chapter 488, Maine's legislation to address opioid drug use.

    The Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS) is a program of the Maine Medical Association. www,micismaine.org

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