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The Role of Naloxone in Overdose Prevention: Part 1

UAN # 0170-0000-15-019-HO1-P
Initial Release Date 2/2/2015
Program Expiration Date 12/31/2015 1 Contact Hour

Presenter: Sharon Stancliff, MD, Medical Director, Harm Reduction

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- summarize the incidence and demographics of opioid use and over dose in the United States;
- recognize the characteristics, risk factors and symptoms associated with opioid overdose;
- describe the correlation between prescription drug abuse and the rate of opioid related overdose deaths;
- describe the role of first responders in managing an overdose.
Initial Release Date 2/2/2015
Program Expiration Date 12/31/2015 1 Contact Hour

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The Role of Naloxone in Overdose Prevention: Part 2

UAN # 0170-0000-15-020-HO1-P
Initial Release Date: 2/2/2015
Program Expiration Date: 12/31/2015 1 Contact Hour


Presenter: Jeffrey Fudin, B.S., Pharm.D., FCCP
Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management
Owner & Managing Editor, PainDr.com & Pain Blog
Adjunct Associate Professor, Western New England University College of Pharmacy
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice & Pain Management, Albany College of Pharmacy & 
Health Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Founder & Chair, PROMPT (Professionals for Rational Opioid Monitoring & Pharmacotherapy)
Section Co-Editor, Pain Medicine (Opioids, Substance Abuse and Addictions Section)


At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss the pharmacology of naloxone and its use in the management of opioid abuse;
- list describe the currently available naloxone formulations and those under development;
- describe the NYS Department of Health's Opioid Overdose Prevention Program and the ESAP 
programs;
- describe the role of the pharmacist in opioid overdose prevention and in the ESAP program.

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