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A Harm Reduction Approach to Overdose Prevention is a Course

A Harm Reduction Approach to Overdose Prevention

Started Sep 2, 2020
2.0 credits

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We invite you to participate in a 2 hour training on A Harm Reduction Approach to Overdose Peventation. 

Overdose is the leading cause of injury death among U.S. adults; surpassing deaths caused by motor vehicle crashes. Unfortunately, during the global COVID19 pandemic, these numbers have only continued to climb with a 42% increase in U.S. overdose deaths being reported in May of 2020. During this inter-professional Harm Reduction and Overdose Prevention virtual training learn how to reduce stigma and harm, identify and respond to an overdose, and administer the life-saving medication-naloxone.

CE provided for Nurses, Physicians, Psychologists, Pharmacists, Social Workers, LCDC, LPC & Peer Support Providers

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

2.0 nursing contact hours

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas State Board of Socials Workers Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.

2.0 credit hours

Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is an approved provider by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

2.0 CE credit

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.2 CEUs (2.00 contact hours) of continuing education credit. 

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