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The Opioid Epidemic: Searching for Solution and Lean Six Sigma in Pharmacy Settings

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Opioid Epidemic: Searching for Solution

Bennett J. Doughty, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP – Clinical Associate Professor – Psychiatry/Neurology, Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Lean Six Sigma in Pharmacy Settings

Bruce M Millar – Manager, Inbound Operations, Cardinal Health – Syracuse

*NEW! – CNYSHP Special Interest Group

Roundtable Discussion – regarding sepsis, for interested participants at dinner time!


  • September 25, 2019 from 5pm – 8pm (dinner starts at 5pm, program at 6pm)
  • Location: St. Joseph’s Hospital, Defuria Room (located off the main lobby of the hospital [Prospect Avenue entrance], park in the main hospital parking garage [visitor garage], take the sky bridge from garage level 6 to the second level of the main lobby, proceed to the security desk on the first floor, the conference room is right behind the security desk, St. Joseph’s Hospital will validate parking – be sure to bring your parking ticket with you)
  • Fees*:
    • Pharmacist: $20 (member), $40 (non-member)
    • Pharmacy Technician: $10 (member), $20 (non-member)
    • Pharmacy Residents: $10 (membership encouraged, not required)
    • Pharmacy Students: $5 (membership encouraged, not required)
    • Interprofessional: $25 (a statement of attendance can be issued; however, the program is accredited by the American College of Pharmacy Education for Pharmacist continuing education units only)
  • Continuing Education Credits: 2

Continuing Education Event Objectives
1. Discuss the pertinent nature of opioid use/abuse throughout the US (Doughty)
2. Understand how to recognize and treat an opioid/heroin overdose (Doughty)
3. Describe currently indicated pharmacologic treatment options for opioid withdrawal, detox, and maintenance (Doughty)
4. Identify and discuss new treatment options for opioid use disorder (Doughty)

*Please note: the email confirmation and ticket that you will receive from CNYSHP will be marked “free” as the admission price.  This is a glitch with our ticketing system.  Fees above will be paid at the door, we do not yet accept credit cards (coming in the near future), we accept cash or check at this time.


September 25
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


St. Joseph’s Hospital
301 Prospect Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13203 United States
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