Identifying and Managing Older Adults at Risk for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jun 9, 2022 - 11:30am CDT

Resource Type: 
Webinar

This webinar (58:02 minutes) given by Anita Jacobson discusses how to identify and manage older adults that are at risk for opioid-induced respiratory depression. By the end of this webinar, learners should be able to: (1) describe validated tools and practice-based methods to assess the risk for opioid-induced respiratory depression; (2) describe strategies to overcome some of the barriers to naloxone co-prescribing in the primary care setting; and (3) summarize and demonstrate essential patient/caregiver overdose education elements including proper use of naloxone. Registration is required by the creators to access the material but there is no charge. (Webinar starts at 2:45 minutes.)

Author(s): 
Anita Jacobson
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