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Addiction Research Symposium

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Caron Treatment Centers and the Penn State College of Medicine
invite you to join us for an Addiction Research Symposium

Earn 4 Hours of CME Credit

Friday, December 2, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Caron Pennsylvania
243 N. Galen Hall Road
Wernersville, PA 19565


In the ever-changing field of substance use disorder, being on the cusp of the latest evidence-based practices and treatment models is key to providing patients with the highest quality and most effective care.

Caron Treatment Centers, in conjunction with Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, invite you to join us for this complimentary, informative day that will showcase our cutting-edge research and how it can be advantageous to you in your profession.  Our sessions will provide a closer look at the brain in treating and predicting relapse, including:

  • The use of brain-based biomarkers and brain imaging in addiction treatment.

  • How an “animal model of addiction” proves the vulnerability created in the brain when introduced to certain substances and how the brain changes over time during the course of addiction.

  • The autonomic aspects of addiction, and how bio-behavioral interventions, such as biofeedback, can be used to predict and prevent relapse.

  • The importance of data-driven outcomes will be discussed and an overview of how technology can be used in effective aftercare programming will be outlined.

As part of this event, you will have the opportunity to tour Caron’s new Healthcare Professionals Program Unit on the Caron Pennsylvania campus. 

We hope you will join us for what will prove to be an engaging and illuminating event!

Click here to learn about the presenters and sessions.

Event Schedule:
7:00 - 8:00 AM - Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 1:00 PM - Four, one-hour CME presentations
1:00 - 2:00 PM - Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 PM - Tour and reception at Caron’s new Healthcare Professionals Unit, with optional full campus tour

4 Hours of CME Credit Provided
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Penn State College of Medicine and Caron Treatment Centers. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

You’re Invited to Dinner on Thursday Evening!
Please join our medical team and key leadership staff for dinner the evening before the event, December 1st at 7:00 p.m., at ViVA’ Good Life Restaurant (located at 901 Hill Avenue, Reading, PA 19610).

A block of rooms is being held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Wyomissing, at a rate of $109 per night. Please mention the “Caron Addiction Research Symposium” when making your reservation. Click here to reserve a room.

This event is complimentary, please register upon arriving on 12/2. 

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