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Adolescents and Young Adults; Uniquely Susceptible to OUD

April 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT

Part of the series: Closing the Door on Surgery as a Gateway to Persistent Use of Opioids
Presented by Karen R. Boretsky, MD & Sam Reiga, BSN, RN, MBA

  • Objectives:
    • Understand the problem of surgery as a gateway to persistent opioid use
    • Discuss why adolescents & young adults are uniquely susceptible to oud
    • Discuss opioid sparing alternatives to opioid monotherapy
    • Discuss how adolescent brain development contributes to addictive vulnerability
    • Discuss illicit drug use in Grades 8 through 12
    • Discuss persistent use of opioids in pediatric patients following surgery

Details

Date:
April 19, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
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Website:
https://www.c-who.org/reason-3

Venue

Virtual Webinar

Organizer

Cornerstone Whole Healthcare Organization, Inc.
Email:
it_admin@c-who.org
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raoulrolfes@c-who.orgAdolescents and Young Adults; Uniquely Susceptible to OUD