Addiction & Opioid Use Disorder Webinar
Institutes Of Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Clark Smith, MD led a presentation for the Western Occupational & Environmental Medical Association (WOEMA that discusses the physiologic effects of opiates and the management of opiate detoxification along with alternative, non-addicting treatments for pain. Other topics addressed are the side effects of addictive substances causing impairment in cognitive function that block the capacity to learn new coping strategies, physical impairments that are aggravated by opiate dependence, along with the cutting-edge strategies for reversing this damage. A final component of this presentation is the use of Biometric Telehealth to monitor patients during detoxification, evaluate the quality of their sleep, and the documentation of improvement in levels of agitation and physical distress. Click the link below to review this featured webinar.