Saturday, March 9, 2019
6:00 AM - 7:45 AM
Location: Centennial I
Speaker: Michael Fingerhood, MD
This session will review a paradigm for caring for individuals with substance use disorder in the PALTC setting. Historical background of substance use disorders will be reviewed, followed by a discussion of medical morbidities that contribute to individuals requiring in PALTC settings. Strategies to work with patients related to shame, self-esteem and coping will be reviewed. Finally, evidence-based treatment modalities for substance use disorder will be presented.
Michael Fingerhood, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health, and Chief of the Division of Chemical Dependence at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. The mission of his career has been to promote and improve the provision of integrated medical care to patients with substance use disorder, including the treatment of HIV and hepatitis C, with the development, maintenance and evaluation of innovative programs related to the care of these individuals. Dr. Fingerhood created the Comprehensive Care Practice, a primary care practice largely devoted to providing primary care to individuals with substance use disorder. He has co-authored “The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicine.”
There is an additional fee to participate in this session and pre-registration is required. Breakfast will be provided and will be served from 6:00 AM - 6:30 AM. The presentation will start promptly at 6:30 AM. To ensure an optimal learning experience, space is limited so be sure to sign up as soon as possible by checking the session on the conference registration form.
Describe reasons why individuals with addiction end up in PALTC settings.
Explain models of addiction and the adoption of a medical model.
Discuss evidence-based treatment for substance use disorder.
Discuss the benefits of providing integrated care for substance use disorder in PALTC.