” All health care professionals have a duty for identifying and avoiding opioid abuse and abuse, and it will take the entire healthcare team interacting to win the battle against the opioid epidemic. Pharmacists are on the cutting edge and might often be the first to recognize opioid-related problems,” said Dan Zlott, Pharmacist and APhA Senior Vice President of Education and Business Development..
More articles on opioids: Fatal overdoses struck record high in 2019, CDC information showsOpioid prescriptions fell in 2019 for 6th successive year, AMA findsAround 20% of pregnant ladies misused opioids in 2019, CDC reports.
The American Pharmacist Association and Walmart have collaborated to use a free online opioid stewardship training program for all pharmacists and drug store professionals in the U.S..
The training is offered online at APhAs site..
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Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
The program consists of 6 and a half hours of training, with concentrate on dependency healing, chronic pain management, opioid alternatives and comprehending Naloxones use in the community, among other topics, according to an Aug. 10 press release.
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