Opioid Overdose Intervention and Drug Disposal Strategies
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HRSA and several partners presented this webinar series designed to provide information and strategies for primary care facilities to effectively address the growing problem of prescription drug abuse.

When: Wednesday
From 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM

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Learning Objectives: 
• Discuss risk-avoidance strategies and resources to address opioid overdose 
• List mechanisms and methods to dispose of unused prescription medication 

• Introduction 
• Opioid Overdose ◦ SAMHSA Toolkit 
◦ Intranasal/Injectable Naloxone Rescue Kits (INRKs) 
• Review Naloxone Availability in Region VIII 
• Drug Disposal Strategies 
◦ 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 
• Wrap-up/Conclusion 

Continuing Education: 
Continuing education has been pre-approved for members of NAADAC. 
Continuing education for the following accreditations has been applied for: CME (Physicians), CNE (Nurses), CECH (Certified Health Educator Specialists), CPE (Pharmacists), CPH (Certified Public Health), CEU (Other Professionals). Continuing education for this activity is pending. See final announcement for details. 

Additionally, participants may use their participation certificate to apply for continuing education through other licensing/credentialing boards.

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