Managing Opioids, Pain, and Chronic Disease: Critical Steps in Addressing Population Health

In this three-part webinar series, industry-leading experts discuss the important role of maintaining and growing staff competencies as a vital step in the collective effort to improve patient and resident outcomes for all populations.

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Opioid Misuse & Addiction: Strategies for Preparing Clinicians & Staff

Presented by Dr. Andrew MacPherson, Emergency, and EMS Physician, American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council

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Treating an Aging Population: An Effective Approach to Chronic Conditions

Presented by Robin Rose & Robyne Wilcox, HealthStream

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The Evolution of the Opioid Crisis: From Pain Management to Overdose

Presented by Dr. Jill Warrington, Aspenti Health

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The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: A Problem Across The Entire Care Continuum

Did you know that every day more than 130 people in the United States die from overdosing on opioids? Many factors have intersected to drive the rate and reach of the opioid epidemic. Prescribing practices have played a substantial role, but those practices have been shaped in turn by circumstances ranging from medical issues—increases in chronic diseases, new surgical interventions, and professional calls for better pain management.

This epidemic of abuse with significant human cost is a serious national crisis with an impact on the physical, mental, and economic health of the country. In this article, we explore the cost of the crisis and how environments across the entire care continuum are taking the necessary steps to combat this epidemic.

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There’s no one-size-fits-all approach for addressing the unique challenges affecting healthcare staff across the continuum. But at HealthStream, we understand that caring is at the heart of what you do. Through training, education and streamlined tracking and reporting, we’ll help you tackle some of your greatest challenges so you can focus on what’s really important—providing quality care to the people you serve.

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