Stop Addiction Public Forum

Diagnosis and Evidence-based Treatments

Floyd Memorial Foundation

Presenting Laura Fanucchi, MD, MPH,
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Kentucky, and
Peter Akpunonu, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine,
UK College of Medicine, UK College of HealthCare

Join us for this free continuing medical education seminar sponsored by the Floyd Memorial Foundation, Baptist Health Floyd and the Kentucky Society of Addiction Medicine
Friday, November 8th
6:00—8:00 PM
Baptist Health Floyd – Paris Education Center,
New Albany, IN
Doors open at 5:30 PM

Learning objectives:

  • Recognize the health risks and health consequences of opioid use disorder
  • Articulate that opioid use disorder is a medical disorder that can be treated
  • Describe pharmacotherapies for treatment of opioid use disorder
  • Integrate harm reduction tools and resources in the comprehensive care of persons with opioid use disorder

About the speakers: Laura Fanucchi, MD, MPH graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at New York – Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell. She also received a Masters in Public Health from Emory University. Her clinical and research focus is on improving the care of hospitalized and medically-complex patients with substance use disorders. Dr. Fanucchi is director of the inpatient addiction consult and education service at the University of Kentucky.
Peter Akpunonu, MD, graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine, completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Kansas and a fellowship in Medical Toxicology at Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Akpunonu is the Assistant Professor for UK Emergency Medicine and serves as the Medical Director for UK’s Toxicology Consult Service.

Designation Statement: Baptist Health Floyd designates this live activity for a maximum of two (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation Statement: Baptist Health Floyd is accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
ADA Statement: As an organization accredited for continuing medical education, Baptist Health Floyd fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act rules and regulations. If any participant is in need of accommodations, written requests should be submitted to the CME office.
Disclosure: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, through Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA), educational activities sponsored by BHF must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors and planning committee members participating in BHF-sponsored activities are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or providers of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity. Dr. Fanucchi does not intend to discuss unapproved/investigational uses of commercial products/devices during this activity. A review of the slide presentation showed no commercial interests or logos.
Speaker Statement/Conflict of Interest: Dr. Fanucchi and Dr. Akpunonu do not intend to discuss unapproved/investigational

Seating is limited—registration is recommended. A light fare will be provided.

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