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Last year, 10 county medical society executives published a tool kit to help other medical societies replicate physician wellness programs.

This was published in July 2018 under the name LifeBridge and is available for download here: The Physician Wellness Website.

As part of ongoing Physicians Foundation grant activities, regional LifeBridge Wellness Program trainings will be hosted, including a chapter by chapter review of the tool kit.

Registration is now open for “LifeBridge” Wellness Program training sessions (click to register):

Hotel Information:

June 7: http://www.ama-assn.org/annualmeeting or call Hyatt Reservations at 888-421-1442

July 27: http://www.aamse.org/mpage/conference-hotel

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
There is no registration fee.

If you have any questions feel free to reach out to the following:

Understanding Opioid Use Disorder: Supportive Strategies for Prevention & Long-term Recovery

Date: Saturday, June 22, 8:00AM – 4:45PM

Location: The Bookie, Spokane WA

Registration: https://spokaneopioidconference.eventbrite.com

Description: The Understanding Opioid Use Disorder conference brings together diverse partners to outline strategies and lay the foundation of lasting partnerships to identify patients in need, treat OUD, and aid in long-term recovery from opioid dependence. It includes both presentations and interactive workshops to build skills and deepen understanding of the disease and how to effectively support patients who suffer from OUD.

Target Audience: Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentists, pharmacists, researchers, non-opioid pain management providers (e.g. yoga, meditation and massage therapists, acupuncturists, naturopaths, chiropractors), community health workers, behavioral health professionals (councilors), SUD providers, social service/public health case managers, physical and occupational therapists.

Learning Objective: identify strategies and build partnerships to address pain management to treat opioid use disorder and drive long-term recovery efforts.

Spokane County Medical Society
Phone: 509.325.5010 | Fax: 509.325.5409
318 East Rowan Avenue, Suite 209 | Spokane, WA 99207