Opioid Misuse & Addiction: Strategies for Preparing Clinicians & Staff
Today's healthcare leaders are no strangers to the opioid epidemic. From news headlines to new CDC guidelines, the opioid crisis is more prevalent than ever before.
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), opioids killed more than 47,000 people in 2017 - that's 130 people per day. And yet, three out of four people who use narcotic misused prescription opioids first.
In this one-hour webinar, Dr. Andrew MacPherson, Emergency, and EMS Physician, American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, will explore the importance of training healthcare teams across the continuum on opioids, including impact and treatment options.