Original Webcast: Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 1:00 – 1:30 PM EDT
More than 40 states have reported increases in opioid-related deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dealing with addiction is hard enough; multiply that by the stresses of 2020, and it’s not hard to understand why narcotics overdoses are on the rise.
As community pharmacists, what can you do to combat this nationwide rise in opioid abuse? How do you identify who might be at risk? What can you do to help them? Join Jason Ausili, Pharm.D. for a special webinar on one way you can literally save lives in the time of COVID-19.
During this webinar, you will:
- Explore the factors that lead to a rise in opioid abuse during a pandemic
- Learn more about naxolone, the narcotic overdose treatment that is gaining traction but still underutilized with opioid prescriptions
- Discover how pharmacy software solutions could help identify at-risk patients
About the Speakers:
|Jason Ausili, Pharm.D. is the Chief Clinical Officer for FDS. He is an experienced pharmacy leader with demonstrated skill in retail pharmacy management, pharmacy operations, pharmacy benefit management, healthcare information technology (HIT), and more. Jason is a former member of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance Board of Directors as well as the former Director of Pharmacy Affairs for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS).|