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Grant will expand opioid and naloxone education statewide through NDSU's ONE Program

November 21, 2022


Content: The ONE Program located in the NDSU School of Pharmacy has received a $632,000 grant award through the North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services distribution of federal funds. The grant will allow the Opioid and Naloxone Education Program to expand its efforts in public and university settings. 

A webinar was held on October 27, 2022: Screening for Opioid-Related Risk in the Pharmacy:Experience from the Field, presented by: Amy Werremeyer, PharmD, BCPP, Nicole Wald, PharmD, Laurie Larson, RPh

Summary: The Opioid and Naloxone Education (ONE) Program was designed in 2018 to utilize community pharmacists in North Dakota to prevent opioid medication misuse and accidental overdose. This presentation will provide attendees with a brief overview of the ONE Program, followed by a description of how it works in the hands of pharmacists. Results from a ONE Program patient experience study will be shared and pharmacist panelists will discuss their experiences in a live question and answer format. 

The second half of the webinar focused on the sustainability of the program:Evaluating the Sustainability of the ONE Program Using Four Core Principles

Presenter: Mark A. Strand, PhD

Summary: It is the goal of community-based public health interventions to have maximal impact. To optimize uptake, impact and sustainability, the ONE Program was founded on the four core principles of: education and training, programs and implementation, coaching and support, and data and outcomes. This presentation will explain the role of these four core principles in the success of the ONE Program.


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Webinar Recording - Passcode: 55h=DlSM


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