2409: Substance Use Disorder and Chronic Pain in Older Adul

2409:  Substance Use Disorder and Chronic Pain in Older Adults. Problematic drug use (of which opioids make up the largest proportion) had been incorrectly assumed to end as patients age. This presentation will focus on the similarities and differences between treating an older adult population as compared to younger and middle-aged adults and will discuss the impact that chronic pain has on substance use. Presented by: Kate Lufkin, MSW, DSW, LCSW-BACS. Member: $50 / Non-Member $85.  3.00 Clinical. Pre-registration is required to be awarded CEU credit.

Presenter Bio

Dr. Lufkin completed her Master’s in Social Work in 2006 and her Doctorate in Social Work in 2017, both at Tulane. Her current specialties are chronic pain and research, and she has previously worked in cancer care, HIV care and cancer cell research. She is also an adjunct instructor at Tulane University. Additionally, she has also worked as a clinical counselor for the US Navy and US Marine Corps. She lives in New Orleans.

3/22/2024 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Dept. of Children & Family Services 1450 Poydras Street, 7th Floor, Room 739 New Orleans 70112


Monday, 25 March 2024

3/25/2024 3:00 PM - 4/9/2024 11:59 PM
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