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Live Virtual Zoom Training

Berks Co. Pharmacist Training: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Learn about evidence for Medication Assisted Treatment, the impact of stigma, and strategies for improving access.

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Berks Co. Pharmacist Training: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Time & Location

Oct 27, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Live Virtual Zoom Training

About the Event

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Berks County pharmacists and pharmacy staff are invited to a training on medications for opioid use disorder, presented by Daniel Ventricelli, PharmD, MPH, a pharmacist/faculty member of the University of Sciences College of Pharmacy. The training will:

  • Summarize the scientific evidence supporting the appropriate use of medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
  • Recognize the importance of collaborative working relationships among prescribers and pharmacists.
  • Discuss results of a survey of Pennsylvania community pharmacists exploring the behavioral intentions to dispense buprenorphine containing medications.
  • Discuss strategies for addressing stigma and obstacles to improving access to medications for opioid use disorder.

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