WHA Offers Webinar on Fighting Opioid Abuse
The Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) will host a webinar on May 3 focused on combatting the opioid epidemic.
The webinar will be presented by WHA’s Physician Improvement Advisor Bobby Redwood, M.D. Dr. Redwood is an emergency and preventive medicine physician and chief of emergency medicine at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, Mass.
Reducing the Risk of Opioid Use Disorder, Overdose and Death
May 3, 3021
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Topics addressed will include decreased opioid prescribing, alternatives to opioids, harm reduction (use of naloxone) and medication assisted treatment. The content stems from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines addressing person-centered practices and reducing the risk of opioid use disorder, overdose and death.
This webinar is sponsored by the Wisconsin Office of Rural Health. For more information on this webinar and to register, click here
This story originally appeared in the April 22, 2021 edition of WHA Newsletter