Fentanyl and Its Deadly Consequences

In this online seminar, we will explore the deadly opioid use epidemic. Participants will learn about the genesis of this epidemic and the evolution to synthetic opioids in the form of Fentanyl.

Last year we experienced more than 100,000 overdose deaths: many of them secondary to Fentanyl ingestion. Often, the user is not aware that the substances they are abusing are laced with Fentanyl.
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Learning Objectives

  • Describe the disease model of addiction and the neuroanatomical/neurochemical changes that take place in addiction.
  • Identify medication assisted treatment options and when to deploy such treatments.
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of opioid use disorder, specifically synthetic opioid use.
  • Discuss the epidemiology of prescription drug abuse in the United States and the evolution to Synthetic Opioid (Fentanyl) use.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Live Interactive Webinar

12:00 PM EDT - 01:00 PM EDT

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EARN 1 CE Credit Hours

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