2018- Medical Subcommittee Conference

Scope of Pain

October 18, 2018

Doubletree Hilton

229 Hingham Street
Rockland, MA 02370

7:30 am- 3:00 pm

Tuition $25.00
Earn credits for: CME, CNE, ABIM, MOC Part II, Risk Management and Opioid Education



Continental Breakfast


District Attorney Tim Cruz and Sheriff Joseph McDonald

Scope Overview/Assessing Chronic Pain and Opioid Misuse Risk

SCOPE of Pain is an-depth training that focuses on effective communication skills and the potential risks and benefits of opioid misuse risk and how to manage opioid therapy including opioid tapers using a patient-centered approach.

Scope Course Director: Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH- Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine


Safer Prescribing of Opioids/Assessing and Managing Aberrant Medication-Taking Behavior

Massachusetts Prescribing Laws

Working Lunch, Q&A

Challenges with Legal Cannabis

Romas Buivydas, Ph.D., LMHC. Vice Presidentof Clinical Development for Spectrum Health Systems


Management of the Primary Care: Outpatient Management for Adults

Alejandro Mendoza MD, Chief of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital

Caring for Families with Substance Exposed Newborns

Marianne Valle, RN, BSN, New Beginnings South Coast Medical Group

Conference Q & A

Sarah Cloud

For questions, contact: bucme office at 617-358-5005 or email cme@bu.edu