2022 NADDI Western Regional Training Conference

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  • 2022 NADDI Western Regional Training Conference
    April 6, 2022 - May 3, 2022
    8:00 am - 2:05 pm
  • 2022 NADDI Western Regional Training Conference
    April 7, 2022
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

April 6-7, 2022

NADDI Western Regional Training Conference
Hosted by NADDI California and Pacific Northwest Chapters

Tropicana Las Vegas – A Doubletree by Hilton
3801 Las Vegas Boulevard

Las Vegas, NV 89109

Wednesday, April 6th 

7:30 am Conference Registration – Coffee Service

8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 am Morning Topics and Speakers

NADDI National Programs – Overview
Dan Zsido, NADDI National Education and Training Director

Taming the Dragon: Safer and Effective Opioid Prescribing Practices
Tim Munzing, MD
Emeritus Family Medicine Residency Program Director
Kaiser Permanente Orange County Medical Expert Consultant – DEA, Medical Board of California, FBI and multiple other law enforcement agencies

Opioid Diversion and Medicaid Fraud Crime Ring
Special Agent Courtney Brooks Federal Bureau of Investigation
Special Agent Zachary Carey Federal Bureau of Investigation Las Vegas

Drug Diversion in Long Term Care Settings – and When Medicaid Fraud Gets Involved
Tara Serrano, MPH
Special Agent Washington State Office of the Attorney General Medicaid Fraud Control Division
Nick Carter, Assistant Attorney General
Washington State Office of the Attorney General
Medicaid Fraud Control Division

Noon Networking Luncheon provided

Afternoon Topics and Speaker

Surviving Surgery: Junkies in the Operating Room
Marc Gonzalez PharmD NADDI National Executive Board
Mark Schwartz Detective Beverly Hills Police Department

Drug Diversion Undercover Operations and Criminal Investigations
Brian McGlinchey, Special Agent, California Department of Justice
Kevin Munoz, Special Agent, California Department of Justice

A Health System’s Lessons Learned:  where is your lens aimed?Heather Ferguson, PharmD, MS, BCPS Program Manager, UW Medicine Drug Diversion Prevention

Addiction and Nueroadaption
Gary Shimabukuro, Lalima Hawaii

5:00 pm Closing Remarks Day One

Thursday, April 7th

8:00 am Coffee Service

8:30 am General Session – Topics and Speakers

Underlying Factors in the U.S. Opioid and Stimulant Epidemics
Thom Browne CEO
Colombo Plan Secretariat

Opioid Prescribing Behavior: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Paul Lynch, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Arizona Pain

Fentanyl a National Crisis – Where We Are Today
Dan Zsido, NADDI National Director Training and Education

Don’t Forget!

Make sure you make your room reservations before the March 22, 2022 cut-off date to obtain NADDI pricing.

Club Deluxe Room rate $89.00 including Resort Fee
Reservations can be made by calling the Tropicana at 1-800-634-4000 and mentioning the NADDI conference.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All registrations are subject to NADDI’s Registration Deadline and Refund Policy.

Cancellation requests for any NADDI Conference Registration must be made in writing by emailing info@naddi.org

Cancellations more than 30 days before the event will be charged a cancellation fee of $100.00 (or full registration amount, whichever is less) will be deducted from the refund. All refunds will be made by check and will be sent to the original payer on file.

Cancellations less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for refund.

Registrants wishing to cancel may instead transfer registration to someone else without penalty if they send a written request, no later than 24 hours prior to the conference, with the replacement person’s name.

Credit vouchers may be offered in the event of a medical emergency, or should the program be suspended or shortened due to conditions or circumstances beyond NADDI’s control, including but not limited to any cancellations/notifications related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All cancellations will be reviewed by the NADDI Board of Directors or its Designee, who in turn will recommend the appropriate refund and/or action.


Venue Phone: 1-800-634-4000

Venue Website:

3801 Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89109, United States

National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators Federal Tax ID: 52-1660752 / DUNS Number: 073539913

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