Friday, April 14, 2023 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM CDT
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ACHE Research Institute Health & Wellness Center 
1000 Fianna Way
Fort Smith, AR 72919

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Andrea Williams 
Arkansas Colleges of Health Education 

ACHE Semi-Annual Research Symposium 

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education are hosting the ACHE Semi-Annual Research Symposium featuring a medical research poster competition and lectures on multi-disciplinary non-opioid pain management


Opioid related deaths continue to be a significant public health issue. Opioid prescribing rates in our region are higher than then national norm. Our keynote speakers will give providers non-opioid treatment options for their patients with chronic pain. 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

1. Identify levels of opioid use disorders/substance use disorders

2. Recognize the approaches and strategies used by multi-disciplinary teams in the treatment of persons with chronic pain.

3. Describe interprofessional team strategies for improving patient care in populations with opioid use disorder.

4. Discuss ideal situations for referral to a manual therapist




Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Osteopathic Association and Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine. The American Osteopathic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 AMA Credit Designation Statement – Physicians

The American Osteopathic Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 AOA Credit Designation Statement

The Arkansas Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Arkansas Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 7.00 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

 APTA Credit Designation Statement

This course has been pre-approved by the APTA for 7.0 Contact hours for Arkansas PTs and PTAs. The approval # is APTA-AR 1385.

Commercial Support Statement

The AOA and Arkansas Colleges of Health Education acknowledge that support for this activity was provided by Mercy Hospital Fort Smith, NaloxHome, First Security Bank, and ServPro by independent educational grants.