Prescription Opioid Overdose and the Public Health Response
Explain trends in unintentional overdoses and deaths attributable to prescription opioids
Describe demographic and other risk factors associated with an increased risk in unintentional
overdoses from opioids
Review general public policy and clinical practice strategies recommended to promote
responsible opioid prescribing
This webinar features speakers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They will provide an overview of the epidemiology of prescription drug overdoses and deaths, summarize potential markers for risk of opioid analgesic overdoses and an overview of CDC's pubic health response.
Len Paulozzi, MD, MPH, Medical Epidemiologist, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Christopher M Jones, PharmD, MPH, Prescription Drug Overdose Team Leader, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest.
The duration of this webinar is 60 minutes