This FREE five-part Learning Series will provide information and strategies to effectively address the growing problem of prescription drug abuse. The Series will focus on multiple topics to include: 1) An overview of both national and regional data, and brief physiology review, 2) Effective clinical assessment and screening practices, 3) Appropriate prescribing standards, 4) Effective interventions for treating opioid addiction and overdose, and 5) Unused medication disposal.
July 22 - Defining the Scope of Prescription Drug Abuse
View the Web-on-Demand Course. This course will be available until August 25, 2017.
Essential Public Health Role of Drug Disposal for Patients and Healthcare System
New DEA Guidelines and Healthcare Provider Role in Drug Disposal: Patients and Facilities
Mechanisms for Drug Disposal
State Points of Contact and Messaging for Drug Disposal in Your State
Healthcare Providers serving underserved and safety net communities through HRSA-supported programs to include: Federally Qualified Health Centers, Health Center Look-Alikes, Critical Access Hospitals, Rural Health Clinics, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Programs, National Health Service Corps, and State Loan Repayment Programs. Continuing education will be offered for each Learning Series webinar.
Learning Series Goal:
To increase knowledge related to safe opioid clinical practice guidelines, expand treatment of addictive disorders with medication, and expand the use of naloxone.
Please refer questions regarding the Learning Series objectives/agenda, continuing education, registration, or problems with the web page or web links to:
Rori Douros, Training Coordinator, Central Rockies ATTC, Utah Addiction Center/University of Utah