Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction TTA, a program of Boston Medical Center
Description: “Community-Centered Care for People Who Use Drugs” is Part 2 of 3 in the “Best Practices for Community Pharmacy-Based Care for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder” series. Part 2 focuses on harm reduction practices that can be beneficial to individuals who use drugs and how pharmacies can play a role in these practices. Naloxone and Naloxone distribution will be discussed as well as how safer injection promotion can benefit the overall well-being of patients who use drugs.
Intended audience: This activity is intended for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working as part of the healthcare team to treat patients for substance use disorder.
1. Describe the efficacy and safety of dispensing naloxone and selling syringes in a community pharmacy.
2. Explain an effective interaction between pharmacy staff member and patient attempting to purchase harm reduction supplies.
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This is an open ended event
- no costs