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PA Pain and Addiction Summit (Afternoon Only - does not include lunch)

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Pennsylvania Pain & Addiction Summit on Friday, April 20 will feature keynote speaker Dwight “Doc” Gooden


Join the leaders at the forefront of the opioid crisis in our region for a full-day conference featuring medical, legal, and law enforcement professionals who will discuss the current state of the opioid crisis, share methodology and interprofessional approaches to deal with critical issues, and identify opportunities to approach the treatment of pain and substance abuse.


Conference highlights include a panel discussion with first-responders moderated by WNEP-TV’s Ryan Leckey, morning and afternoon breakout discussions with medical, pharmacological, dental, legal, and counseling professionals sharing critical information about this devastating opioid epidemic. The special guest keynote speaker is one of baseball’s brightest stars, Dwight “Doc” Gooden. Gooden will share details of his successes and failures, and his road to recovery.



Date: Friday April 20, 2018

Location: Mohegan Sun Pocono, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Cost: $150 for full day, includes lunch featuring keynote speaker, former Mets All-Star pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden; morning and afternoon half-day sessions are $75


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This conference is sponsored by Wilkes University, the Luzerne County Medical Society, the Luzerne County Dental Society, and the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association. Up to six hours of continuing education will be provided for attorneys, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, dentists, physical therapists, professional counselors and social workers.


Questions? Call Margaret M. Petty, Director, Wilkes University Center for Continued Learning, 570-408-4460,


Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

TBA CL Instructor 



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/20/2018 - 4/20/2018 Weekly - Fri 12:45 PM - 4:00 PM Wilkes-Barre, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs  Map TBA CL Instructor 

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