ARNPs United of Washington State

Opioid Epidemic Webinar, September 7, 2017

Posted over 1 year ago by Nancy Lawton

The Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC) invites you to attend a half-day webinar regarding the opioid epidemic and House Bill 1427 on September 7, 2017.

To attend via webinar, please register for the meeting at:

The meeting will begin at 8:30 am with introductions and announcements from the NCQAC Chair, Tracy Rude.
There will be a 15 minute break at approximately 9:45 am and this presentation will end at noon.


Gary Franklin, MD, MPH,
Medical Director, Washington State Labor and Industries

Kathy Lofy, MD,
State Health Officer, Washington State Department of Health

Andrew A. Schillinger, JD,
Director of Compliance & Privacy, Providence Health Care and Montana Service Area

Topics to include:

Overview of opioid epidemic
House Bill 1427
Current chronic non-cancer pain management rules
Historic pain management standards
National efforts
Risk management practices

We hope you will join us for this very important subject. There will be time for questions and comments for each speaker.