Naloxone: For All At Risk Opioid Users, Not Just the Stereotypes

Published by Texas Pharmacy Association


Summary

At the completion of this activity, pharmacists will be able to:
1. Describe the role of naloxone in opioid harm reduction.
2. Identify patients at risk for opioid overdose.
3. Select an appropriate naloxone formulation based on patient-specific factors.
4. Educate patients and caregivers regarding naloxone administration.
5. Recognize the signs and symptoms of an acute opioid overdose.
6. Administer naloxone to a patient experiencing an acute opioid overdose.

At the completion of this activity, technicians will be able to:
1. Describe the role of naloxone in opioid harm reduction.
2. Identify patients at risk for opioid overdose.
3. Recognize the signs and symptoms of an acute opioid overdose.

”ACPE Texas Pharmacy Association (154) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Continuing education will be provided to participants who completed all course requirements.

 

ACPE 0154-0000-17-013-H01-P
ACPE 0154-0000-17-013-H01-T

This lesson is an application-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians. This program has been approved for 1.5 contact hours of continuing education credit (0.15 CEUs).

Presenters
Nile Barnes, EMT-P(LP), PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor - The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy Division of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Barnes has 30 years of healthcare experience as both a paramedic and pharmacist. He currently teaches clinical skills, which includes immunizations and CPR, and directs the case-based learning courses in the Pharm.D. program at UT-Austin.

Originally Published

July 8, 2017


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Naloxone: For All At Risk Opioid Users, Not Just the Stereotypes - Video

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