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Strategies for Distributing Naloxone to Rural Communities
Please join us on Wednesday, July 13th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time for a UVM CORA Community Rounds Workshop series session, “Strategies for Distributing Naloxone to Rural Communities.” Our speakers are Geoff Capraro, MD, Attending Physician and Associate Professor, Brown Emergency Medicine, and Brooke Lawrence, from the Rhode Island Disaster Medical Assistance Team. This presentation will explore the need for naloxone distribution in rural areas and discuss innovative methods and technologies for increasing access.

Learning objectives:

1) Discuss evidence showing need for improved naloxone distribution

2) Describe the need for naloxone in rural communities

3) Outline the ways that improved naloxone distribution can reduce stigma and other barriers

4) Describe innovative technologies to increase access to naloxone

The Community Rounds Workshop Series is provided live monthly by the University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction (UVM CORA). The goal is to provide opportunities for health professionals to learn, ask questions, and discuss topics related to science-based best practices for substance use disorder. Participants can expect 45 minutes of presentation followed by 15 minutes for questions and conversation. A recording of the session and slides will be shared following. Registered participants will also be added to UVM CORA’s listserv and receive notifications for future events. If you do not wish to be added, please contact us at CORA@uvm.edu.​

CME/CE Credits are available for this live webinar.​

UVM CORA was established in 2019 through a cooperative agreement with the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). Learn about our mission, who we are, and what we do at UVMCORA.org.

Jul 13, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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