REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Event is open to all people interested in learning more about best practices to end Wisconsin’s opioid crisis.
NOTE: THERE WILL BE A PRECONFERENCE EVENT – Monday, March 18, 2019
Buprenorphine x-waiver training
Through a partnership with the Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine, the Department of Health Services is offering a buprenorphine x-waiver training on March 18, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the KI Convention Center. This training is for Wisconsin providers who are eligible to prescribe buprenorphine. There is no cost to take this training. Register now! This course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for the two-hour continuing education course on responsible opioid prescribing.
Dinner for providers: Medication-assisted treatment workshop
Health care providers are invited to a free dinner reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 18, 2019, at the KI Convention Center. This dinner will include a discussion about medication-assisted treatment and how health care providers can help increase outreach, access, and retention in medication-assisted treatment. Register now!
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 08:30am – 4:15pm
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 08:00am – 3:15pm
At the KI Convention Center in Green Bay, WI
Registration is $75 for the full conference. The registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks for both days. (UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education is managing the registration process for this event.) REGISTRATION LINK.
There are a limited number of hotel rooms available at the hotels attached to the KI Convention Center. To receive the room block rate ($82 per night), be sure to indicate you want a room in the 2019 DHS Opioid Forum Room Block. To ensure the room block rate, make your reservations by February 25, 2019.
- Room block #1 (SOLD OUT): Hyatt Regency Green Bay. For reservations, call 920-432-1234.
- Room block #2: Hampton Inn Downtown Green Bay. For reservations, call 920-437-5900.
A room block also is available at Hotel Northland. (304 N. Adams St.). For reservations, call 920-393-7499. (This hotel is about two blocks from the KI Convention Center.)
This event is part of Wisconsin’s State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
The Opioid Forum is seeking approval for 11.5 continuing education hours by the National Association of Social Workers, Wisconsin Chapter.