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Reducing the Stigma of Substance Use Disorders: Words Matter (On-Demand)
Overview




Presenter(s):
Thomas Franko, PharmD, Wilkes University, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice 

 

Target Audience: This webinar is designed for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and students.

Webinar Description: Words, attitudes, and behaviors matter when caring for patients. Stigmatizing behaviors by health care professionals, including pharmacists, can have a profound negative impact on patients, including those with substance use disorders (SUDs). Join Dr. Thomas Franko for this important discussion focused on the evidence surrounding medications for SUDs, an overview of the impact of stigma on patients with SUDs, and practical strategies for avoiding stigma in the care of patients. Attend this webinar to gain insights and skills to make a difference in the lives of your patients! 


Educational Objectives:

  • Discuss the impact of stigma surrounding substance use disorder in patients.
  • Describe effective, person-first communication language relative to substance use disorder.
  • Discuss the evidence regarding pharmacotherapy for substance use disorder.

Support for the Program:
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI081968 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Apr 18, 2025
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 Attendance Credit
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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant nos. 6H79TI081968 and 1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

 
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