3rd Annual Opioid Conference

Memphis, TN US

"Serving Families Affected By Opioid Misuse"
3rd Annual Opioid Conference

Hosted by: Advanced Nursing Education Workforce for Healthy Delta Moms and Babies University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing

Keynote Speaker- Dr. Stephen Loyd

CMO of Cedar Recovery and Vice President of the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners



Accompanying Speakers:


Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Police Officers, Paramedics, other Community Workers

Learning Objectives




Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 ANCC
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 


*Tentative Schedule*


3rd Annual "Serving Families affected by Opioid Misuse"



Friday, March 3rd

Moderator:  Jennifer Tourville, DNP





Registration/ Continental Breakfast - coffee throughout day




Sarah Rhoads PhD, DNP/Jennifer Tourville, DNP


Keynote: Adverse Childhood Experiences/Presentation of Case Study

Stephen Loyd, MD


Mom's and Babies

Jennifer Anderson, MD


Break - food and coffee




Jason Yaun, MD



Clay Jackson, MD


Panel Discussion/Questions

Jennifer Tourville, DNP, Moderator


Lunch/ Vendor Visits - bingo card or incentive to visit booths



Review of case study

Stephen Loyd, MD



Paul B. Hill, MD



Shawn Hamm, MD & Karen Derefinko, PhD


Break - snacks and coffee/soft drinks



Panel Discussion/Questions

Jennifer Tourville, DNP, Moderator


Closing review of Case Study

Stephen Loyd, MD



Karen Nellis BSN, RN



Jennifer Tourville, DNP, Moderator

Shelby Farms FedEx Event Center
415 Great View East
Memphis, TN 38134
United States

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Loyd, MD, FACP:

Dr. Stephen Loyd is an Internal Medicine/Addiction Medicine physician who graduated medical school and residency from the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He currently serves as the Vice-President of the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Loyd was the Assistant Commissioner (Opioid Czar) for Substance Abuse Services in the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Governor Bill Haslam’s administration. He has served as an expert witness in more than twenty federal and state cases against physicians who were improperly prescribing controlled substances.

Dr. Loyd was named an Advocate for Action by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), an office of the President of the United States. He has delivered over one hundred educational lectures on addiction and treatment of opioid use disorder and proper prescribing of controlled substances. Dr. Loyd was an original member (still active) of the Treatment of Chronic Pain Guidelines Committee which defined pain treatment for providers in the state of Tennessee. He has worked as an Addiction Medicine Physician in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, specializing in the treatment of opioid dependent pregnant women.

Dr. Loyd has served on multiple drug courts in Tennessee and remains an active participant in drug court in the 4th Judicial District under Judge Duane Slone. He has worked with multiple community level anti-drug coalitions from Johnson County to Shelby County and has worked with all levels of state law enforcement, mainly the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. He currently serves as Chief Medical Officer for Cedar Recovery in Middle Tennessee and he has been in recovery from opioid and benzodiazepine addiction since July 8, 2004.

Accompanying Speakers:



Conflicts of Interest: A Conflict of Interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial interest with which she/he has a financial relationship.

The planners and presenters of this CME/NCPD activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this activity.

Commercial Support: No

Noncommercial Sponsor Support: No

Off-label Product Use: This CME/NCPD activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of __AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NCPD Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis designates this live activity for a maximum of __ hours NCPD credits. To receive full contact credits, you must be in attendance for at least 80% of the program, and complete and submit the evaluation at the conclusion of the event.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians:  Certificates of Participation to non-physicians and non-nurses will be awarded for participation in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded 1 CEU.

Successful Completion of this CME/Nursing Professional Development Activity:

In order to receive full contact-hour credit for this CME/NCPD/CPE activity, you must:

  • Be in attendance for at least 80% of the program, and

  • Complete and submit the Evaluation through the link provided at the conclusion of the program.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements & policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the UTCOM and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis College of Nursing. The UTCOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The University of TN Health Science Center College of Nursing, Memphis is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.






Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 ANCC
  • 6.50 Attendance
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