Older Adults & Substance Use: From Guidelines to Clinical Practice

Older Adults & Substance Use: From Guidelines to Clinical Practice

BC Substance Use Conference – Virtual Series

Accreditation
Target Audience:

health care providers, researchers, people with lived and living experience, families impacted by substance use, policymakers, health authority partners, and community advocates

 

Course Format: Online webinar 1200-1400 PDT: Presentation with Q&A.
  • Jun 19, 2020
Broadcast starts: 12:00 PM PDT

Online from Vancouver BC

Overview

Join us for this online accredited educational session hosted by British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, which includes a panel of presenters and participants will be prompted to ask their questions in real time using webinar technology. We encourage you to send your questions in early.

To submit questions: www.sli.do.com; Event ID: #BCCSUOlderAdults

Learning Objectives

1. Determine which treatment options are the most appropriate for older populations with substance use disorders.

2. Describe the impact of substance use on older adults.

3. Recognize age-related factors that could impact the care and treatment in older populations with substance use disorders.

4. Apply a trauma informed approach to care in older populations with substance use disorder

Key Speakers

Dr. Launette Rieb, Family Physician, Vancouver 
Dr. Joyce Coutts, Family Physician, Victoria 
Rachelle Buck, Social Worker
Melanie Golberg, Social  Worker
 

Format

Moderator and presenters visible via webcam
Presentation slides visible on the webinar
Audio live through your computer speakers
Your questions sent via slido

Connection Details

Prior to the webinar you will receive an email from UBC CPD with connection details. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam folders. You should add "@ubc.ca" to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us.

How to ask Questions

Go to https://www.sli.do/ and enter the event ID #: BCCSUOlderAdults Or go directly to https://app.sli.do/event/q4cjge7r 
Type out your question in the ‘type your question’ field and click ‘SEND. You will see your question posted and you will be able to review questions that others have asked. Your questions can be asked anonymously, just leave your name out when posting your questions.
Up-vote: feel free to click the thumbs up icon beside the questions you like as this will move those questions to the top of the queue.
Questions will be reviewed by the moderator and relayed to the presenters before the session and during the Q&A period.


Webinar Series Topics

June 18, 2020 - Pregnancy and Substance Use Disorders: An Overview of Care Principles and Clinical Considerations

Time: 08:00 - 09:00 AM PDT
Click Here for More Information

June 22, 2020 - Treating Substance Use Disorders in Rural and Remote Settings

Time: 12:00 - 01:00 PM PDT
Click Here for More Information

June 24, 2020 - Pandemic Prescribing - Debate Style

Time: 12:00 - 01:00 PM PDT
Click Here for More Information

Cost

Free, but space is limited. Please email cpd.info@ubc.ca if you register but cannot attend.

Cancellations and Refunds

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