Kristine Steffen presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds Sept. 18

Kristine Steffen, Pharm.D., Ph.D., professor in the NDSU Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and director of the Biomedical Research Center for Biobehavioral Research at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D., will present “Alcohol & Opioid Use After Bariatric Surgery – Prevalence, Predictors, and Parallels” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:
• Review the existing literature on alcohol and opioid use following bariatric surgery.
• Describe the impact of bariatric surgical procedures on alcohol and opioid pharmacokinetics.
• Discuss potential etiological mechanisms responsible for the observed rates of alcohol and opioid use following bariatric surgery.

Watch this Grand Rounds presentation: https://capture.med.und.edu/Mediasite/Play/3d45246ca1ce4cb884a3aabcdd05f6041d

This grand rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or teresa.klein@und.edu.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.