Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistances

2023 | Spring Symposium

KAPA Symposium

If you weren’t able to join us in-person, our sessions were recorded and offered on KAPA's website after the event, so that you won't miss your favorite talks, while still maximizing CME for your money! KAPA offered 8 hours of recorded sessions after the symposium. Conference recordings will be made available to attendees at no additional cost for 1 year.

To get your certificate, please complete the evaluations and we will email your certificate within 30 days of completion. For more information, contact KAPA Headquarters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

KAPA has received approval from the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure for 8 hours of House Bill 1 compliant CME.

AAPA Cat 1 CreditKentucky Academy of Physician Assistants has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

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Special thanks to our 2023 Spring Symposium Sponsors

Kentucky Women's

2023 Spring Symposium Agenda

FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2023

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Overcoming Rural transportation challenges: Recovery Mobile Clinic

Jordana Latozas RN, MSN, ACNP, President

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Chronic Pain without Chronic Opioids

Danesh Mazloomdoost MD

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Complementary and Alternative Treatment Modalities for Pain Management

Erin Chalmers, DMSc, MSPAS, PA-C

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Psychedelic-assisted Therapy & Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation - new solutions for Treatment Resistant Depression & Addiction

Danesh Mazloomdoost MD

12:15 PM - 01:15 PM


01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

Public Health Trends in Addiction

Ben Goldman, MA

02:15 PM - 03:15 PM

The HEALing Communities Study: Helping Kentucky Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths

Michelle Lofwall, MD, MS, DFAPA, DFASAM

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

An Update on Kentucky's Opioid Crisis

Martika Martin, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, RPh

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

The Effects of Opioid Use Disorder on Health

James Hawthorne, MD