2014 International Conference on Opioids (ICOO)
June 8-10, 2014 Boston, Massachusetts
The Journal of Opioid Management (JOM) will hold its third International Conference On Opioids (ICOO) June 8-10, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.
For centuries opioids have cycled in and out of favor in the healing pharmacopoeia as societies have struggled to find a balance in use of these powerful medications that supports their valuable role in healing while avoiding harm.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, however, as the clinical use of opioids has risen over the past two decades, opioid-associated harm has risen in parallel. Researchers, educators, practitioners and policy makers are all intensively working to address this challenges. Working together, can we finally find means in the early twenty-first century to use opioids for healing without harm?
Please join us as we explore emerging opioid research and initiatives aimed at improving care and reducing harm.
Among the many topic areas:
• Pharmacologic innovations: new molecules and enhanced delivery systems
• Best practices in opioid prescribing for both pain and addiction treatment
• Innovative provider education systems to improve practice
• Phenomenology, identification and management of opioid misuse
• Federal policies to reduce opioid associated harm
Be part of the solution!
This intensive 2+ day program led by renowned specialists is designed to inform primary care physicians, pain specialists, pharmacists and other opioid prescribers in the uses, abuses and legal ramifications of opioids.
The conference features a full schedule of topics and speakers who will address all aspects of the medical use of opioids.
• Hear about exciting developments in opioid neurology and pharmacology
• Learn the latest concepts, ethics and legal aspects of opioid management from top medical professionals
• Gain an understanding of the newest methodologies for delivery of opioids
• Participate in constructive panel discussions and case studies with top professionals in opioid management
• Take advantage of meeting leaders and networking with colleagues.
Register today and be an active participant in the future of opioids!