CMDA Meeting Schedule & Agenda

April 4, 2017 Agenda for CMDA         Noon – 1:30 PM

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment,
Building A, Sabin-Cleere Room
4300 Cherry Creek S. Dr.
Denver, CO 80246

Zoom Information for CMDA meeting,

The below link will be the same link we will use every month. You will be able to type in your question using the Chat feature which you will see below the screen on your computer. We are continuing to work on our sound quality. If this is your first time using ZOOM it will ask you to download the app first and then will enable you to join the meeting.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +14086380968,499330634# or +16465588656,499330634#
Or Telephone: Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 499 330 634


1. Introductions
2. CDPHE / Ombudsman / CHCA Updates
3. AMDA update – Dr. Eber Colorado report card, new idea for opiate reduction tool
4. AMDA pearls – Dr. Libbon and Dr. Bjore
5. Unrepresented Patient law review – Dr. Gahm
6. Annual meeting review and update – Dr. Eber and Dr. Gahm
7. Review of Consents and Risk/Benefit documentation in LTC – Dr. Gahm
8. CMDA Annual Business meeting – Dinner at Maggiano’s DTC at 7:00 on May 9 th
Please RSVP to Leslie Eber by May 5 th via Email, Address: 7401 S. Clinton St, Engkewood, CO 80112
9. Journal club review – anticoagulation

Questions: Leslie Eber (720)490-5079

February 7th, 2017, Meeting Agenda, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, at the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment.

Meeting Call in #: +1 408 638 0968 or +1 646 558 8656, then meeting ID 499 330 634#

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  1. Introductions
  2. CDPHE Update
  3. Infectious Disease Opportunity – Cari Levy, MD
  4. Opiate use, reduction and issues in long term care – Robert Valuck, PhD, RPh, Alan Lembitz, MD
  5. Questions and Discussion
Robert Valuck PhD, RPh (Professor of Pharmacy, Epidemiology, and Family Medicine at the University of Colorado and the Director of the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention)
Alam Lembitz, MD  (Chief Medical Officer of COPIC)

Colorado Policy for Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids

Opioids Are Creating All Kinds of Problems

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016 | MMWR