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The Fourth Wave: Addressing Fentanyl and the Overdose Crisis

September 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

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Sponsored by: California Department of Health Care Services (CA DHCS), Opioid and Stimulant Implementation Support-Training and Technical Assistance (OASIS-TTA)-MAT Expansion Project, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (UCLA ISAP), Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (PSATTC), HHS Region 9, and Opioid Response Network

This session will address “The Fourth Wave” of the opioid epidemic, including recent data on rising mortality due to fentanyl alone and in combination with methamphetamine. The rise of polysubstance use, including the use of the so called “goofball,” has implications for morbidity and mortality and raises the complexity of treatment. Treatment options, including use of medications, will be discussed. The session will also cover harm reduction strategies including naloxone, drug surveillance, and drug checking. This session will also include training on how to use fentanyl test strips, as part of a comprehensive public health and harm reduction strategy. Fentanyl test strips are a practical and effective tool for people who use drugs as means to encourage overdose risk education and reduce risk of death. Training will include discussion on distribution, limitations, sourcing, messaging amongst other considerations in the application and administration of use.

This live virtual training is eligible for 2.0 CE/CME.

UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) CME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCLA ISAP CME designates that this training course qualifies for the provision of a maximum of two (2.0) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ of Continuing Medical Education (CME). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes that Continuing Medical Education (CME) is acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements as long as the course is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM (rn.ca.gov). Nurses will receive a Certificate of Participation following this activity that may be used for license renewal.

The training course meets the qualifications for the provision of two (2.0) continuing education credits/ contact hours (CEs/ CEHs).

UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

UCLA ISAP is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs (Provider #64812). UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Course meets the qualifications for two (2.0) hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. UCLA ISAP is also an approved provider of continuing education for RADTs I/II, CADCs-CASs, CADCs I/II, CADCs-CSs, and LAADCs (CCAPP, #2N-00-445-1121), CATCs (ACCBC/CAADE, #CP40 872 C 0822), and CAODCs (CADTP, #151).

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Event Details

Date September 17, 2021
Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presented By Dan Ciccarone, MD, MPH (UCSF)
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