Chemical Dependency and Rx Writing

Chemical Dependency and Rx Writing

September 15, 2020 06:00 PM in Central Time


One-hour CE by Dr. Stephen Loyd. Upon completion of this Continuing Education talk, the participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the neurobiology of Addiction
  2. Understand the role of trauma in the development of addiction
  3. Screen patients for potential misuse of prescribed controlled substances
  4. Understand the proper prescribing principles in the context of a case review.

Dr. Stephen Loyd is a graduate of the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He completed his medical residency in Internal Medicine at the same institution. He has served as the Chief of Medicine at the Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee. Recently, he was the Medical Director and Assistant Commissioner for Substance Abuse Services for the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. For the last ten years he has focused on addiction medicine with an interest in the opioid dependent pregnant patient. He is currently the Medical Director for Cedar Recovery, Journey Pure at the River, and The Next Door. He has been in recovery from addiction to opioids and benzodiazepines since July 8, 2004.

Webinar registration:

The TDA Journal will have another 1 hour CE available on Chemical Dependency that is scheduled to go out September 8th.

 For more information please call the TDA at 615-628-0208.


Sep 15 2020


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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