Event: Excess Medications in the Home (CEPOP-MAPDA Policy Webinar Series)
Date/Time: 08/17/2020 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Online - -
by the Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies (CEPOP) and Mothers Against Prescription Drug Abuse (MAPDA)
(from event page) This interactive, one-hour webinar is the final in a 4-part series presented by the Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies (CEPOP) and Mothers Against Prescription Drug Abuse (MAPDA) to understand and address the intersecting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic with the national opioid epidemic. Each installment will focus on a crucial topic to illuminate the area with the goal of fostering more effective and sustainable policy action. In this session, we will address excess medications in the home.
With the primary point of care now being in the home, additional considerations should be given to addressing and mitigating the risk of excess controlled substances. How does the SUPPORT Act and other authorities enable this element of the response?
Attendees will hear from national leaders, government officials and others on the frontlines of the epidemic and pandemic. Q&A sessions will be available for participants during each moderated session.
There is no charge to attend; however, you must register in advance.
You can also register for the other series webinars via the link above:
Register for Digital Health Interventions and Telemedicine – July 20
Policy Changes to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) – July 27
Access and Utilization of Opioid Overdose Reversal Medications – August 10
*Please keep in mind that COVID-19 continues to impact events and business operations. We recommend checking event websites for updates.
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