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THE OPIOID CRISIS: Considerations for Prescribers (Free CEU Offering*)

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KentuckyOne Health Saint Joseph Hospital

1 Saint Joseph Drive

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Lexington, KY 40504

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The Opioid Crisis: Considerations for Prescribers provides an overview of alternatives to opioid pain relievers, reviews national, state, medical society and local opioid prescribing guidelines and patient safety precautions. This presentation also addresses naloxone use and evidence-based opioid use disorder treatment.

Natalie Kirilichin, MD, is a board certified attending emergency medicine physician and assistant professor with the George Washington University Department of Emergency Medicine. As faculty, she works with GW and the Washington DC VA Medical Center clinically caring for patients and teaching/training medical students and residents. Learn more about Dr. Kirilichin: http://www.nsc.org/learn/about/Pages/Natalie-Kirilichin.aspx

*Jessamine County Safe Communities Coalition is pleased to offer this FREE Continuing Education opportunity in partnership with the National Safety Council. Board of Pharmacy approved .2 CEUs, Board of Nursing approved 2.4 Contact Hours and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit for Physicians pending approval.

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1 Saint Joseph Drive

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Lexington, KY 40504

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