Professional Development

Opioids and Cannabis: The Crisis, the Controversy, and the Science

Monday, February 25, 2019
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Piscataway

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Dr. Erin Zerbo, MD, will discuss the most recent developments in the field, from the complexities of the neurobiology of the addictive process to breakthrough medical and psychosocial approaches for the treatment of Opioids and Cannabis Use Disorders.

Target Audience

Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry , Behavioral Health, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Family Medicine, General Nursing, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Social Work 

Objectives

Review the neurobiology of addiction.

Understand the evidence behind medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders.

Learn the scope and function of the endocannabinoid system.

Explain the risks and benefits of medical and adult use cannabis.

Health Services
Behavioral / Mental Health

Last Updated: 01/07/19