Kentucky, long troubled by widespread abuse of prescription opioids, has seen a dramatic rise in deaths from heroin overdose in recent years. Naloxone is the standard treatment for suspected opioid overdose, already in use by emergency rooms and emergency medical technicians across the country. This training has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1.

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Heroin: An Old Dog With New Tricks

The landscape of substance abuse is constantly changing and the ongoing spike in heroin abuse provides unique challenges in the acute and chronic practice settings. Healthcare providers must understand the changing landscape and adjust their practice to address heroin abuse and how it may present in their setting.

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Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CDE: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Oct 10, 2017
  • Cost: Free
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