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Naloxone: A Harm Reduction Tool for Clinicians


Total Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   24
Category:
Opioid Live Seminars
Faculty:
Dr. Kristine Schmit, MD, MPH (CDC/DDNID/NCIPC/DOP) |  BRENT SCHILLINGER, MD
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Never expires.

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Description

This webinar will provide information on:

  • The importance of naloxone as part of a harm reduction strategy.
  • Communication strategies for engaging patients in a conversation about naloxone.  This will include tips to discuss naloxone in a non-stigmatizing manner.
  • CDC resources on naloxone, addiction medicine, and overdose prevention.  Most educational resources offer free CMEs.

By the end of this session participant will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of naloxone as part of a harm reduction strategy.
  • Identify communication strategies to engage patients and family members in conversations about naloxone.
  • List CDC educational resources for clinicians to learn more about naloxone, addiction medicine,  and overdose prevention.

Faculty

Dr. Kristine Schmit, MD, MPH (CDC/DDNID/NCIPC/DOP)'s Profile

Dr. Kristine Schmit, MD, MPH (CDC/DDNID/NCIPC/DOP) Related seminars and products

Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Public Health Service Medical Officer, Clinical Practice Team, Health Systems and Research Branch Division of Overdose Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC


Kristine Schmit, MD, MPH, is a medical officer with the Clinical Practice Team in CDC’s Division of Overdose Prevention. Kristine is board certified in both Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. She attended medical school at Duke University and completed her Family Medicine residency at the University of California at San Diego. After finishing residency, she practiced for two and a half years at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Washington, DC before returning to North Carolina to complete her Preventive Medicine Residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Subsequently, she split her time practicing at a rural clinic in Henderson, North Carolina and conducting primary care research with the Duke Primary Care Research Consortium. Kristine completed an EIS Fellowship at CDC with the Division of TB Elimination from 2015-2017 and then transitioned to a full-time position as a medical epidemiologist within the same Division where she served for nearly three years before transitioning to her current position with the Division of Overdose Prevention.


BRENT SCHILLINGER, MD's Profile

BRENT SCHILLINGER, MD Related seminars and products

Chair, PBCMS Opioid Healthcare Response Initiative

PB COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY


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