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Prescription for Change Opioid Conference

August 24, 2019 @ 7:15 am - 12:30 pm


Host: The Practice Innovation Institute – a collaboration between Health Current and Mercy Care

When:    Saturday, August 24, 2019                         Where:    Desert Willow Conference Center
8:00am to 12:30pm                                                         4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd, Suite 100
(Check-in at 7:15am)                                                          Phoenix, AZ 85040

Conference Objectives:

  • Increase knowledge about opioid abuse disorder treatment modalities and community resources
  • Reduction in personal and professional stigma associated with substance use disorder and with medication assisted treatment
  • Understanding of personal and professional role in the battle against the opioid epidemic and a call to action to implement in care services

Registration – Click Here  (no cost to attend)

Download Conference Flyer – Click Here

In addition to a great agenda of speakers, the conference will have over 15 organizations present to provide information on resources available to assist with battling the opioid crisis.

Physicians – This Live activity, with a beginning date of August 24, 2019, is approved for 3.50 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses – This event is approved for 4.0 CNEs by the California Board of Nursing.

Social Workers – The AZ Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers has approved this activity for a total of 3.75 contact hours.

Questions?   Please contact info@piiaz.org

The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS-331463-04-00 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.  The contents provided are solely the responsibility of the Practice Innovation Institute and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies.



August 24, 2019
7:15 am - 12:30 pm


Practice Innovation Institute


Desert Willow Conference Center