Come have some fun and support the Mississippi College Physician Assistant Program at the 1st annual Turkey Dash 5k Run/Walk! Funds raised will help send students to the American Academy of Physician Assistants Conference and Quiz Bowl.
Free Prescription Drug Summit
5 CME Credit Hours | Lunch Provided
August 11, 2016 | 12 PM - 5 PM | The Hilton Jackson
Lawful Prescribing and the Prevention of Diversion
Featuring Keynote Speaker Adrienne Baker
Adrienne Baker is an Associate Director of Law Enforcement Liaison and Education for Purdue Pharma. Prior to joining Purdue in 2012, Mrs. Baker was Principal Agent for the Georgia State Medical Board. As a state law enforcement officer in Georgia for 15 years she conducted investigations involving pharmaceutical drug diversion and violations of state laws and regulations relating to medical practitioners. Mrs. Baker is a Master Police Instructor certified through the state police academy. In addition she is a state Firearms and Defensive Tactics Instructor.
Other speakers include:
Dr. Scott Hambleton: "Opioid Prescribing: Safe Prescribing, Changing Lives"
Dr. Randy Easterling: "Doctor or Dealer? If the Shoe Fits...."
Jonathan Dalton, CMBI: "Prescribing Investigations: Who the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure is and What We Do"
Leslie Ross: "Opiate Prescribing: It's No Longer a Problem. It's an Epidemic"
Presented by the MSMA, a cooperating member of the Collaborative on REMS Education (CO*RE) interdisciplinary organizations working together to improve pain management and prevent adverse outcomes.
RPC Commercial Support Disclosure Statement:
This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see this link for a listing of the member companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the US Food & Drug Administration.
The Mississippi Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA) is hosting its Annual Conference at Biloxi, MS this May. The program will be held at the beautiful South Beach Hotel on the beach at Biloxi, Mississippi.
Every year working PAs and students gather at the state Capitol to meet with legislators and raise awereness. It will be a great opportunity to meet other providers, advocate for your industry, and meet your lawmakers.