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General CE In-person Offering: The Impact of Substance Use Diseases and Addiction on Patients, Family and the Community

August 31, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Description:  The purpose of this program is to educate nurses on the public health dilemma of the drug crisis and the impact on the medical profession, patients, families and the community.  This program will include the pathophysiology of addiction, nursing considerations in caring for patients suffering from the disease of addiction, perspective of the family and victim, and the stressors/challenges that can create a pathway to substance use and addiction.  This program will also discuss the stigma associated with the disease of substance use disorder and addiction.

Charlene Verga, MSN, RN, CEN, LNC
Carol Mallia, MSN, RN
Adam Barrett, MSN, RN

Date:  Thursday, August 31, 2023

8:30-9 a.m., Registration
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Program (includes light lunch)

Location:  MNA Headquarters, 340 Turnpike Street, Canton, MA

Member/Associate Member, free*;
Non-member, $195. *Requires a $50 placeholder fee which will be returned upon attendance.  Registration with credit card.

To Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ADDICTIONIMPACT


August 31, 2023
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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MNA Headquarters
340 Turnpike Street
Canton, MA 02021 United States
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