Presentation for Professionals, 4.25.2014: Intoxicants, Self-Poisoning & Suicide
Posted on: April 14, 2014

Workshop for Professionals: Intoxicants, Self-Poisoning & Suicide presented by Timothy J. Wiegand, MD, FACMT

Friday, April 25th, Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Auditorium
Cost:  $40  (6 CEU’s available)
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.CST  (Registration from 8 – 9:00 a.m.)
Includes a light continental breakfast – lunch will be on your own.

Pre-registration is required – follow the Survey Monkey link below to register*             * Payment information on registration form.

Dr. Wiegand holds board certification in internal medicine and medical toxicology. He completed his Postgraduate Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology at the University of California, San Francisco. Currently he is Director of Toxicology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York and associate clinical professor of emergency medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital in Rochester. Dr. Wiegand is also medical director of Huther-Doyle Chemical Dependency program in Rochester and the Director of the Toxicology Consult Service at Strong Memorial Hospital which is the crux of a toxicology rotation run by him for fellows, residents and students in both medical and pharmacy training at Strong. His interests include the treatment of alcohol, opioid and other drug withdrawal and dependence syndromes as it relates to performance and driving, and in pharmacology education as it relates to suicide,
drug and alcohol abuse in prevention.

Session # 1 – 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.  The Art of the Intoxication – Self-Poisoning & Treatment
Break – 10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Session # 2 – 10:45 a.m. – Noon – The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic
Lunch Break – Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Session # 3 – 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.  Synthetic Drug and Designer Drugs, Part 1:  K2, Cathinones and other Research Chemicals
Session # 4 – 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.  Synthetic and Designer Drugs, Part 2: – the internet and drug abuse – source of drugs and information.
Break – 2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Session # 5 – 2:45 – 3:15 p.m.   Drug Abuse and Suicidality – Liquid Courage or Potent Poison
Session # 6 – 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.  BREAK OUT SESSIONS – Case-based discussions on alcohol, drugs and suicide.
Evaluations & Closing – 4:15 – 4:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition, Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, RiverValley Behavioral Health, Glenn Funeral Home & Family Services, Deaconess Cross Pointe, Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System

Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition, Inc.
Owensboro, Kentucky

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