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Opioid Facts and Figures (On-demand)
Overview




Presenter(s):
Lauran Wirf, DO, Addiction Medicine Fellow University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 

 

Target Audience: This activity is designed for for Nurses, MAT Team Providers, Addictions Specialists, SUD Project Directors, Managers, and Facilitators.  

Webinar Description: With the increasing prevalence of illicit fentanyl, it is important for healthcare providers to understand the new hurdles they may face in treatment of opioid use disorders. This session aims to improve the healthcare provider’s understanding of the changing trends of illicit opioids that they may see in their patient population. This will provide information on pharmacokinetics and how fentanyl may differ from other opioids and will touch base on treatment modalities. 


Educational Objectives:

  • Explain the pharmacokinetics of Opioids.
  • Discuss the change in trends of illicit opioids.
  • Examine various treatment modalities.

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 Jun 13, 2025
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 Attendance Credit
Recommended
 
The content on this site is intended solely to inform and educate medical professionals. This site shall not be used for medical advice and is not a substitute for the advice or treatment of a qualified medical professional.



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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