Fentanyl and Its Deadly Consequences
In this online seminar, we will explore the deadly opioid use epidemic. Participants will learn about the genesis of this epidemic and the evolution to synthetic opioids in the form of Fentanyl.
Last year we experienced more than 100,000 overdose deaths: many of them secondary to Fentanyl ingestion. Often, the user is not aware that the substances they are abusing are laced with Fentanyl. Less...
- Describe the disease model of addiction and the neuroanatomical/neurochemical changes that take place in addiction.
- Identify medication assisted treatment options and when to deploy such treatments.
- Recognize signs and symptoms of opioid use disorder, specifically synthetic opioid use.
- Discuss the epidemiology of prescription drug abuse in the United States and the evolution to Synthetic Opioid (Fentanyl) use.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
12:00 PM EDT - 01:00 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Joseph Garbely, DO, DFASAM
Dr. Garbely spearheaded a high-level initiative to train physicians in Addiction Medicine through the establishment of the Resident Training Program at Caron Pennsylvania. He also established an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program at Caron Pennsylvania and Reading Hospital. Dr. Garbely is a member of the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine and a Clinical Associate Professor at Penn State College of Medicine. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Drexel University College of Medicine and a member of the medical staff at Reading Hospital (Tower Health).
Dr. Garbely is the Chairman of the Physician in Training Committee of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), an ex-officio member of the ASAM Board, and a distinguished Fellow of ASAM. He received his board certifications through the American Board of Preventive Medicine, (Addiction Medicine Subspecialty), the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Garbely served as the Vice President of Medical Services and Medical Director of Caron Pennsylvania. With over two and a half decades of addiction medicine experience, Dr. Garbely has an extensive background in treating substance use disorders, including substance use disorders in healthcare professionals, executives, and pilots. He has worked to develop treatment programs for psychiatric patients involving a 12-Step philosophy. Dr. Garbely has won a myriad of teaching awards on the local and national level, including the American Psychiatric Association’s Helen Ruske, MD Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching.
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