Reducing the Risk of Opioid Use Disorder, Overdose and Death

May 03, 2021
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Wisconsin Hospital Association


Program Description

This presentation will provide an overview for combating the opioid epidemic. Topics addressed include decreased opioid prescribing, alternatives to opioids, harm reduction (i.e. naloxone) and medication assisted treatment. The content is built off of the CDC guidelines addressing person-centered practices and reducing the risk of OUD, overdose and death.

This webinar is sponsored by Wisconsin Office of Rural Health.

This webinar will be recorded and put on the WHA On-demand Learning Center.

Program Objectives

Participants will be able to describe a strategy to:

  • Decrease inappropriate opioid prescribing.
  • Provide alternatives to opioids.
  • Get naloxone to those suffering from OUD.
  • Improve access to medication assisted treatment

Who Should Attend

Primary care physicians,  Emergency medicine physicians, Advanced practice providers, Nurses, and any clinician or care coordinator who sees patients with substance abuse disorders.


This webinar is complementary.