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Palliative Care – Updates from the UNC Addiction Medicine Program
March 10 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Welcome to CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds
The Palliative Care and Comprehensive Cancer Support Programs (CCSP) co-organize weekly presentations on the care of seriously ill patients and their families, including individuals living with cancer, relevant to interdisciplinary clinicians. Individual topics address pain and symptom management, communication approaches with patients and families, strategies to facilitate coping and support, quality improvement and research in these disciplines.
Robyn Jordan, MD, PhD
Updates from the UNC Addiction Medicine Program
Dr. Jordan is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Addiction Medicine Specialist and is an Assistant Professor in the UNC School of Medicine. She is the medical director of both the Substance Treatment and Recovery (STAR) Clinic within the Department of Psychiatry and the UNC Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program. Dr. Jordan led a project to bring Addiction Treatment and Suboxone into the UNC Emergency Room and is now focused on expanding access to addiction treatment statewide creating a Hub and Spoke network for addiction treatment. Dr. Jordan is the Program Director for the UNC Addiction Medicine Fellowship that she established in July 2018. She is committed to finding innovative ways to bring addiction treatment to the citizens of North Carolina.
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Medical Education Statement
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and respiratory therapists. Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements. (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions. UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)
This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD). The course director, planning committee, presenters, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.
Please visit the CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds calendar page to view upcoming events.