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WSHA + WA State Health Care Authority (HCA) Opioid Stewardship Collaborative

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, April 20th  |  Virtual

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Intended audience: WA State CMOs, CNOs, quality leaders, providers, mid-level physician assistants, ARNPs and pharmacists, emergency, critical care and medical/surgical unit clinical leadership, hospital marketing/communications teams

 

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Get ready for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – April 30, 2022

Opioid misuse continues to be a serious national public health issue with nearly 71,000 drug overdose deaths in 2019 involved an opioid. Most people who misuse prescription drugs get them from family, friends and/or acquaintances. One key comprehensive strategy to reduce opioid misuse is to support national and state efforts in reducing opioid misuse.

WSHA is a committed partner in the Washington State Opioid Response Plan and is collaborating with the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) on opioid stewardship. As part of this partnership, we are offering a webinar from 12 p.m.–1 p.m., April 20, 2022 to learn how the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day campaign works. The HCA will share materials that hospitals and health care facilities can customize and shape to promote the event in your communities, as well as how to gain access to additional campaign messaging and materials in the future. Click here to register for this event and access additional resources.

Hospital staff are encouraged to participate, especially chief medical officers, chief nursing officers, quality leaders, providers, mid-level physician assistants, ARNPs and pharmacists, emergency, critical care and medical/surgical unit clinical leadership, hospital marketing/communications teams. (Tina Seery)

 

Opioid Overdose Crisis | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) (nih.gov)

Drug Overdose Deaths in the U.S. Top 100,000 Annually (cdc.gov)

Maps & Graphs on U.S. Drug Overdose Death Rates | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center

 

Details

Date:
April 20
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Registration Link:
https://wsha-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpcuqsqDgjGNFRpuJ4uZoPvJzD-KAg0ZJy

Organizers

Tina Seery
Midori Sudo

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Washington State Hospital Association
999 Third Avenue
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104

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206.281.7211 phone
206.283.6122 fax

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