Wednesday March 29, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM CDT
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Crowne Plaza 
3000 S. DIrksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62703

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Stephanie Cartwright 

2017 Prevention, Care and Treatment Programs for Substance Use Disorders 

This workshop will provide education on the initial care and treatment of persons with substance abuse disorders, options for recovery and management of patients with chronic pain, and to encourage dialog among providers on best practices and challenges of recognizing and managing substance abuse. The event will be held on Wednesday, March 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza, Springfield, IL.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, mental health and behavioral theraists, phamacists, policy makers, public health, law enforcement, and substance abuse coalitions


  • 8:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks - Nirav D. Shah, MD, JD, Director, IDPH
  • 9:15 a.m. Care and Treatment of Patients with Opioid and Other Substance Abuse Disorders - Dr. Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, Chicago Department of Public Health
  • 10:15 a.m. Substance Use Recovery Programs - Michael Blain, MD, Eldorado Rural Health Clinic, and Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, Chicago Department of Public Health
  • 11:00 a.m. Chronic Pain Management  - John A. Peterson, MD, of the Danville IL Veterans Administration Hospital; Garry Moreland, RPh, Culbertson Memorial Hospital; and Kevin VanKanegan, DDS, College of Dental Medicine-Illinois, Downers Grove
  • 12:15 p.m. Networking lunch
  • 1:15 p.m. Medical Provider Response - Thomas Huggett, MD, Lawndale Christian Health Center; Stacy Sattovia, MD, SIU School of Medicine; and Paul Bonucci, MD, Perry Memorial Prompt Care
  • 2:30 p.m. Behavioral Health - Challenges as a Counselor - Jeanne Holdren, APRN, Clay COunty Hospital
  • 3:00 p.m. Closing

COST: The registration fee is $35 per individual attendee or $100 for three attendees. For those physicians or professionals seeking CMEs, the fee is $85 per individual. Please make checks payable to the “Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network” and make reference to the Prevention, Care and Treatment Programs Workshop. Checks must be received prior to the date of the workshop. No refunds will be given after Friday, March 24, 2017.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Deadline to register is Friday, March 24, 2017.

ACCREDITATION: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Illinois Department of Public Health – Center for Rural Health, Illinois Health and Hospital Association, Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program, Healthy Communities Partnership, and Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network. The SIU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT: SIU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  (Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ must be italicized, per an AMA requirement.)

SIU School of Medicine is preapproved as a continuing nursing education provider pursuant to Section 1300.130, subsection c), 1), B) and P) of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Nurse Practice Act.  Nurses may receive a maximum of 4.75 contact hours for completing this activity.

DISCLOSURE POLICY: It is the policy of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Professional Development, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. All faculty participating in these programs are expected to disclose to the program audiences any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentation.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Rural Hospital Flexibility Program. It is jointly provided by The Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois Health and Hospital Association; the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program; SIU Medicine's Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development, and the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network.