July 18, 2017

2017 Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) Annual Meeting

Leadership in Action: Engaging the Family of Medicine

Attendees at the education portion of the KMA Annual Meeting -- The Kentucky Physicians Leadership Academy -- can earn CME credits for House Bill 1. The afternoon session will include several presentations:

  • Use of opioids in an inpatient setting
  • Prescribing statistics and trends, as well as an overview of KASPER
  • Prescribing limitations and an overview of House Bill 333, which passed in 2017
  • Stories of medically assisted treatment, as told in the KET documentary, "Inside the Opioid Epidemic"

Stites & Harbison health care attorney Sarah Cronan Spurlock will speak about House Bill 333, which limits issuance of a prescription for a Schedule II controlled substance for treatment of acute pain to a three-day supply.

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