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• Naloxone for Opioid Overdose: A Harm Reduction Perspective


ABOUT THE COURSE:
Nile J. Barnes discusses naloxone pharmacology, produce availability and device delivery, the epidemiology of opiate overdose and noloxone therapy outcomes and the ethical and treatmnet issues with naloxone therapy, availability and outreach.
 
This program was originally offered as a program of the Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update (PSYCH) event held on October 27-28, 2016 in Austin, Texas.
Registration for the PSYCH Update is open to any pharmacist.
 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss naloxone pharmacology, produce availability, and device delivery.
  • Discuss the epidemiology of opiate overdose and naloxone therapy outcomes.
  • Discuss ethical and treatment issues with naloxone therapy, availability and outreach.

The lecture was originally recorded at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy's annual Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update, held on October 27-28, 2016 in Austin, Texas. 

Fee

$15.00

CE Hours

1.25

CE Units

0.125

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

Requirements for CE Credit

 
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The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.125 CEUs (1.25 contact hour) of continuing education credit.  In order to receive 1.25 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must watch the videos in its entirety, complete the online post-tests, and complete the online evaluation. 

 
Technical Requirements:  Ability to view mp4 video and sound, ability to view and/or download Adobe PDF documents.  Works on most computers, smart phones, tablets, and other connected devices. 

 

 

 

Objectives

  • Discuss naloxone pharmacology, produce availability, and device delivery.
  • Discuss the epidemiology of opiate overdose and naloxone therapy outcomes.
  • Discuss ethical and treatment issues with naloxone therapy, availability and outreach.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Nile J. Barnes. Pharm.D. picture

Nile J. Barnes. Pharm.D.
Alumni Centennial Endowed Fellow in Pharmacy Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharm

Activity Number

0067-0000-16-045-H04-P

Release Date: Apr 1, 2017
Credit Expiration Date: Oct 27, 2018

CE Hours

1.25