2018 Addiction Medicine Symposium Participant Evaluation

11th C. Everett Koop New Hampshire Addiction Medicine Symposium:

 Harm Reduction in an Opioid Era:

Promoting the Health & Dignity of Affected Individuals & Communities

January 18th, 2018, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Arthur D. Kehas Criminal Justice Training Facility, 17 Institute Drive, Concord, NH 03301

Thank you for your participation in this year’s symposium!

We would like your feedback on your experience with the 11th annual Addiction Medicine Symposium hosted by the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Substance Use & Mental Health Initiative and the New England Institute of Addiction Studies. We use your feedback in the development of future sessions, so they will meet your expectations and continuing education needs.

Your feedback is so important to us and to our accrediting bodies that we are asked to require you to complete this evaluation form before your certificate is awarded. 

We thank you for training with us, and for participating in the evaluation. We will carefully consider your comments and suggestions.

Please note we ask for your name or unique identifier on the survey only to ensure confirmation of your evaluation participation and release of your certificate. Survey results will be analyzed without participant names attached.

Please complete the evaluation form below by Friday, January 26. By February 5, we will email certificates of completion to all who have submitted their evaluations. (If you need these hours for an earlier license renewal date, just let us know, and we will work with you to get documentation by your date.) Thank you!

* 1. Please tell us about yourself:

* 2. Profession:

* 3. Work Setting:

* 4. Licensures:

* 5. Educational Degrees:

* 6. State/Province:

* 7. Ethnicity

* 8. Please indicate below by which of the following method(s) you learned about this activity:

* 9. Please complete the following statements by selecting the word(s) that describes your evaluation.

Foundation and Principles, including:
o Foundation and Framing of the Day - Seddon Savage MD, MS; and
o The Principles of Harm Reduction, Kevin Irwin, NH Harm Reduction Coalition

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
This presenters' deliveries were effective.
The presenters are knowledgable about the topic.

* 10. Please complete the following statements by selecting the word(s) that describes your evaluation.

Innovative Implementation of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder, including:  

o Rationale, medications, outcomes, Charles Brackett MD;
o Treatment initiation in diverse settings: ERs, inpatient settings, Sarah Wakeman, MD; 
o Treatment of OUD in NH Corrections system, Jeffrey Fetter, MD;
o Questions and Discussion

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
The presenters' deliveries were effective.
The presenters are knowledgable about the topic.

* 11. Please complete the following statements by selecting the word(s) that describes your evaluation.

Syringe Service Programs: Protecting Individual & Public Health, Joseph Hannon, DPM, Moderator, including:

o  Rationale & NH implementation, Kevin Irwin; NH Harm Reduction Coalition; 
o  Law enforcement & public safety perspective, Andrew Shagoury; 
o  Regional examples: Claremont– Louisa Chen & Nasim Azizgolshani; Hand Up Health Services Seacoast, NH– Dean Lemire;
o  Questions & Discussion


  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
The presenters' deliveries were effective.
The presenters are knowledgable about the topic.

* 12. Please complete the following statements by selecting the word(s) that describes your evaluation.

Preventing Opioid Deaths
Includes the following:
o  Naloxone, overdose intervention, supervised Injection, Sharon Stancliff, MD;
o  Law enforcement roles in preventing opioid deaths in NH, naloxone & other, John Drury; and 
o  Discussion

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
The presenters' deliveries were effective.
The presenters are knowledgable about the topic.

* 13. Please complete the following statements by selecting the word(s) that describes your evaluation.

Initiating Conversations to Reduce Harm across Care Settings, including:
o  Healthcare opportunities, Kerry Nolte ARNP, PhD;
o  Law enforcement perspective, David Goldstein PhD; 
o  Peer to peer messaging, Dean Lemire; and
o  Discussion

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
The presenters' deliveries were effective.
The presenters are knowledgable about the topic.

* 14. Please complete the following statements by selecting the word(s) that describes your evaluation.

Preventing Opioid Deaths, including:
o  Naloxone, overdose intervention, supervised Injection, Sharon Stancliff, MD;
o  Law enforcement roles in preventing opioid deaths in NH, naloxone & other, John Drury; 
o Questions & discussion

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
This presenters' deliveries were effective.
The presenters are knowledgable about the topic.

* 15. Please complete the following statements by selecting the word(s) that describes your evaluation.

Initiating Conversations to Reduce Harm across Care Settings, including:
o  Healthcare opportunities, Kerry Nolte ARNP, PhD;
o  Law enforcement perspective, David Goldstein PhD; 
o  Peer to peer messaging, Dean Lemire; and
o  Questions & discussion

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
This presenters' deliveries were effective.
The presenters are knowledgable about the topic.

* 16. Please complete the following statements by selecting the word(s) that describes your evaluation.

Action planning for NH Harm Reduction, Kevin Irwin, Moderator

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
This activity as effective.
The moderator is knowledgable about the topic.

* 17. Please complete the following statements by selecting the word(s) that describes your evaluation.

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
As a result of attending this training, I can: Articulate the rationale for and principles of evidence-based harm reduction strategies.
As a reult of attending this training, I can: Identify two policies that incorporate harm reduction principles and practices.
As a reult of attending this training, I can: Describe three harm reduction interventions that will effectively integrate harm reduction approaches into the healthcare continuum or the community. 
Overall, the specific presentation objectives were relevant to the program activity's goals/purposes.
Overall, my personal learning objectives were met.
The teaching strategies/resources were effective.
The organization, format and time frame for completing the activity was appropriate.
The content was presented without any type of bias - i.e., commercial product, drug, book, self-promotion, or any other bias. if you do not agree, please comment with details below.
The meeting room and audio-visuals were conducive to learning and discussion.
Prior to the program, AdCare Educational Institute of New England staff communication (telephone, email, website registration process, etc.) was effective.
At the program, customer service from onsite AdCare Educational Institute of New England staff was effective.
I was satisfied with this program.

* 18. Suggested Topics for Future Addiction Medicine Symposium:

* 19. What would you like most to see changed about this program?

* 20. What was most helpful about this program?

* 21. What changes, if any, do you expect to make in your day-to-day work as a result of having attended this program?

* 22. Additional Comments:

Thank you for your feedback! This information will be incorporated into future planning. We appreciate you interest in the Addiction Medicine program.

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