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Dreamland Book Club | Session 1

Date & Time of Recording:
July 18, 2019
Modality:
  • On-demand video
Registration Fee:
Free
Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
0.75
Didactic Hours (AHEC Scholars):
0.75
Experiential Hours (AHEC Scholars):
0.00
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Description
This webinar is part 1 of 3 facilitated discussions surrounding the book "Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic." Prior to the webinar, participants should read Part I (pages 1-184) and identify passages/concepts that they would like to discuss from the book.
Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • identify the social determinants of health related to addiction
  • summarize the role medical practitioners played in the current opiate epidemic
  • explain the relationship between oxycodone and black tar heroin
  • assess how propaganda and publicity can influence opinion about oxycodone
  • identify political strategies used to address the opiate epidemic in the United States
  • analyze how cultural norms can impact patient and population health
  • demonstrate patient and family centered communication skills for substance use disorders
Disclosures
SC AHEC has received federal funds from HRSA (Grant #U77HP03019) to assist in the development and implementation of the AHEC Scholars program.
Credits Available
  • Residents (MD/DO, DMD, PharmD) 
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 0.75 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • Health Professions Student
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This .75 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • All other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides 0.075 CEUs by SC AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
  • AHEC Scholars
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This .75 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
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