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October 18, 2021  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
LEAD STORY
•  FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Moderna, J&J Boosters. What You Need to Know
More COVID Guidance & News
•  Maine CDC Memos: Planning Efforts for Moderna Booster and Pfizer Vaccine for 5-11-year-olds
•  Draft Study Shows Moderna & Pfizer May Be Better Boost for J&J Recipients
•  FDA Schedules Advisory Committee Meeting to Discuss COVID-19 Oral Treatment
•  Federal COVID Vaccine Mandate Rules Have Been Drafted
Maine Health System News
•  Central Maine Healthcare Services, Staffing, Vaccine Mandate, CEO Appointment
Clinical News
•  New Draft Recommendation Statement on Aspirin Use to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke
•  Top JAMA, JAMA Network, and New England Journal of Medicine Articles
Physician Well Being
•  Using Electronic Health Records to Predict Physician Departure
Webinars
•  Preventing Stimulant Misuse Among College-Aged Students
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  AAP EQIPP Course: Immunizations - Strategies for Success (for RURAL Health Providers)
•  SUPPORT for ME Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
•  SUPPORT For ME Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Webinars on November 3 & December 1
•  Maine Independent Clinical Information Service: MICIS presentations & Academic Detailing
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine) - Mt. Abram Regional Health Center, (Kingfield, Maine)
•  Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine) - Bingham Area Health Center

 

Preventing Stimulant Misuse Among College-Aged Students

Date: October 19, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 AM ET

Topic: This Maine CDC webinar will examine psychostimulant misuse among college and college-aged students:  the prevalence, the reasons for use and misuse, and effective prevention and educational strategies to address this issue.

Date: October 19, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 AM ET

Topic: This Maine CDC webinar will examine psychostimulant misuse among college and college-aged students:  the prevalence, the reasons for use and misuse, and effective prevention and educational strategies to address this issue.

Participants will be asked to share their own experiences working with this population, including patterns they see, techniques and strategies they use, and learn new ways of increasing awareness in college community (students, faculty, administration) as well as in the larger community.

Learning Objectives:

1. Attendees will be familiar with the current trends that we are seeing in the college setting, and for young adults, ages 18-27, in terms of both prescription stimulant misuse and illicit stimulant use (cocaine and methamphetamine).

2. Attendees will be familiar with ways to engage college campuses to provide prevention strategies related to stimulant use disorder.

3. Attendees will be given examples of evidence-based stimulant use prevention resources and programming for college campus staff.

Learn More and Register: https://cvent.me/4481B9