September 27, 2012
NIDA Director Dr. Nora D. Volkow will join White House Drug Policy Director R. Gil Kerlikowske at a media briefing to announce the launch of two new continuing medical education courses on safe prescribing practices for pain and managing pain patients who abuse prescription drugs. Using a “test and teach” approach, the online modules, which will reside on the Medscape Web site, will include several video vignettes modeling doctor-patient conversations on the safe and effective use of opioid pain medications.
WHO: Dr. Nora D. Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
WHEN: Monday, October 1, 2012, 10:00 a.m. EDT
WHERE: Office of National Drug Control Policy
750 17th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
Media must RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Call in number available upon request.
For more information on the content of the educational modules, please contact NIDA’s press team: email@example.com or 301-443-6245.