During the webinar, the presenter will list the diagnostic criteria for a substance use disorder; describe the common brain effects of various euphoria producing drugs; compare and contrast prescribing controlled drugs to patients with substance abuse prone brains versus prescribing to those without substance abuse prone brains; and outline the implications of substance use disorder moderate and severe for primary care and behavioral health practitioners.

Presented by: Theodore Parran, MD.

About the presenter: Dr. Ted Parran is a 1978 graduate with honors in history from Kenyon College and a 1982 graduate from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Baltimore City Hospital of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following his residency, Dr. Parran was selected to be the medical chief resident. In 1987, he received the Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award from the Department of Medicine. In 1988, he returned to Cleveland and CWRU School of Medicine. Dr. Parran is the co-director of the Foundations of Clinical Medicine Course, a course with topics which touch on the doctor patient relationship, health disparities, professionalism, cultural competence and health policy. He is the medical director of the Program in Continuing Medical Education, and in 2007 was named as the Isabel and Carter Wang Professor and Chair in Medical Education, all at CWRU School of Medicine.

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