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Opioid Abuse, Naloxone Protocol, and State Regulations for the Illinois Pharmacist: State Protocol for Naloxone Standing Order under IL Opioid Antagonist Initiative

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Overview / Abstract:

This ACPE-accredited CE activity is designed to fulfill a state requirement for all Illinois pharmacists who will dispense naloxone via a standing order. In Illinois, a naloxone standing order allows eligible pharmacists who have completed a certified training program in opioid overdose prevention and who are CPR certified to both dispense naloxone and educate patients and potential caregivers on how to properly administer naloxone.
Learning Objectives

The target audience for this activity is Illinois pharmacists. At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Describe safe use of opioids for the management of chronic pain.
Discuss opioid overdose prevention and reducing the risk of prescription opioid overdose.
Outline the use of screening tools to detect opioid abuse or dependency and management of treatment-resistant patients.
List strategies for preventing diversion of opioid medications.
Describe naloxone administration techniques.
Describe Illinois Protocol for Naloxone Standing Order for Opioid Antagonist Initiative.

Expiration

Aug 12, 2019

Discipline(s)

Pharmacy CPE

Format

Monograph, Online

Cost

$20

Credits / Hours

1.5 contact hours

Accreditation

This CE activity is jointly provided by ProCE, Inc. and Second City Outcomes Research. ProCE, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-16-168-H04-P has been assigned to this knowledge-based home-study CE activity (initial release date 08-12-16). This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. Completion of the evaluation and the post-test with a score of 70% or higher are required to receive CE credit. No partial credit will be given.

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Ruixuan Jiang, PharmD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy

Todd Lee, PharmD, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy

Simon Pickard, BScPharm, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy

Keywords / Search Terms

ProCE Opioid Abuse, Opioid, Naloxone, Illinois

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