Family Medicine Seminar: Pennsylvania's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: What you need to know
The Family Medicine Seminar Series is held monthly in the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
A buffet dinner is served at 6:00 pm for a nominal fee. The education event starts at 6:30 pm. Use the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium entrance at the rear of the Medical Center. Download the registration form here.
Presented by Lauren Hughes, MD, MPH, Mc, FAAFP, deputy secretary for health innovation, Pennsylvania Department of Health.
At the completion of this program the participants should be able to:
- Describe the severity of the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic.
- Demonstrate how the Pennsylvania Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) tool is designed and how it operates.
- Identify future PDMP program enhancements that will improve its usefulness in clinical practice.