Discover innovative solutions on key topics such as opioids and end-of-life issues that demonstrate emergency medicine's value and leadership.
|7:45 am - 8:15 am||Breakfast|
|8:15 am - 8:25 am||Welcome and Introductions
Paul D. Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP, ACEP President
|8:25 am - 8:45 am||Opioids - Issue Introduction
Mark S. Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP
|8:45 am - 9:30 am||Keynote Address*
United States Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H.
|9:30 am - 10:10 am||Opioids Session I: Putting Prevention into Practice
Learn about innovative approaches being developed in, and used by, emergency departments to reduce patients’ exposure to opioids, identify at-risk patients, and prevent development of opioid use disorders.
|10:10 am - 11:00 am||Opioids Session II: Putting Treatment into Practice
ED visits for opioid overdoses increased 30 percent over a 12-month period in 2016-2017. Learn what emergency departments and services are doing to ensure such patients have access to treatment once the overdose is resolved, including ED-initiated Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and other support services.
|11:00 am - 11:45 am||Opioids Session III: Federal Efforts
|11:45 am - 12:30 pm||Lunch|
|12:30 pm - 1:30 pm||End-of-Life Session I: Recognizing the Value
Learn about growing efforts to promote advanced care planning and appropriate end-of-life care, such as building in clinical protocols into geriatric emergency care, incorporating payment incentives into value-based payment models, and bringing emergency care and follow-up palliative care to the patient even when away from the hospital.
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||End-of-Life Session II: Advance Care Planning and Ethical Considerations
Learn about different tools and programs for advance care planning being used in emergency departments, and related ethical considerations.
*Keynote Speaker is not part of the CME credit
The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Solutions Forum is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 4.5 hours of ACEP Category I credit.