Fentanyl: Beyond Fear & Loathing

$35.00

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

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Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Objectives:
• Beyond fear & loathing: contextualizing our fentanyl overdose crisis
• The history of how we ended up here
• Understanding fentanyl
• Fentanyl myths and misconceptions
• Legal issues around fentanyl
• Proposed solutions and future directions

Description:
From January to June In Canada, 75% of accidental apparent opioid toxicity deaths involved fentanyl, which continues to be a major driver of the opioid crisis. In this webinar, Dr. Ryan Marino, an emergency physician, medical toxicologist and an addictions medicine specialist, will review the roots of the crisis, the pharmacology of fentanyl, symptoms of toxicity, myths and misconceptions about fentanyl, legal issues, and a look to the future for solutions and future directions surrounding fentanyl.

Who Should Attend?:
• Emergency Room and Urgent Care Physicians, Nurses; EMT staff
• All First Responders; Staff in Addictions and Harm Reduction settings
• Staff in Substance Use and Detoxification settings
• Social Workers & Allied Professional Staff in MH & Addictions settings
• Primary Care Physicians & Nurses; MH Staff in Community Settings
• Intake & Frontline Staff; MH & Addictions Managers and Educators
• Professional Staff in Correctional & Forensic Settings
• MH & Addictions Staff in Adolescent Settings

Dr. Ryan Marino, MD

Dr. Ryan Marino is a medical toxicologist, emergency physician and addiction medicine specialist in Cleveland, Ohio, and an assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed medical school, residency and fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh. His work focuses on treatment of substance use disorders and harm reduction. Outside of work he can be found trying to dispel harmful myths on social media.