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***Technician***Opioid Crisis in the era of COVID-19

Date: Jul 10, 2020 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM



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Registration closes on Aug 04, 2020 11:55 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacy Technicians


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Accreditation Statement: Howard University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.





  • To outline the fundamental concepts of pain management and how to assess patients in pain
  • To explain nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic (non-opioid and opioid analgesics) therapies and how to integrate them into a pain treatment plan
  • To discuss strategies of initiating therapy, titrating, and discontinuing use of opioid analgesics
  • To outline strategies on how to counsel patients and caregivers and the use of naloxone for opioid overdose
  • To outline the fundamental elements of addiction medicine and when to refer to pain specialists
  • To discuss how to identify and manage patients with opioid use disorder


Bisrat Hailemeskel, Professor
Prof. and Vice Chair, Howard University College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

Date: 07/10/20
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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