Operation Naloxone

Welcome to Operation Naloxone, an interprofessional collaboration from faculty and students at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, and Texas Overdose Naloxone Initiative. We provide overdose prevention and response education to students, health professionals, and the public to combat the opioid crisis using harm reduction strategies.


Upcoming Programs:

ONLINE CE

From Survival to Recovery in Opioid Use Disorder

1.00 credit CE for: CPE • CME • CNE • APA • Counseling / Social Work CEU

This grant-funded activity will describe best practices for opioid overdose prevention, compare FDA-approved medications for opioid use disorder, and discuss current controversies and ethical issues in opioid use disorder treatment.

This activity includes pre and post-test assessments along with a 1 hour video course with downloadable handouts.

LIVE CE

Opioid Use Disorder: A Collaborative Treatment Approach

3.50 credits CE for: CPE
September 13, 2019 • Austin Texas

This grant-funded activity is designed to heighten pharmacists’ and pharmacy technicians’ awareness about the effects of the opioid epidemic, to enhance their knowledge of the pharmacological and behavioral interventions used for treatment/recovery of opioid use disorder (OUD), and to increase motivation to provide access to medication-assisted recovery.

The activity will be delivered from a multidisciplinary, team-based perspective, to better explain the successful outcomes that are attainable when a variety of healthcare professionals contribute to the patient-centered treatment process.  With greater knowledge and expanded perspective of the treatment/recovery process, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be prepared to actively engage in the fight against the opioid epidemic.  This activity is offered as a pre-program of the Pharmacy Practice Seminar.  Separate registration is required.

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Guidelines to Practice: Developing Broad Systems of Care for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

3.00  credits CE for: CPE • CME • CNE • APA • Counseling / Social Work CEU
October 16, 2019 • Austin, Texas

This grant-funded activity will describe best practices for opioid overdose prevention, compare FDA-approved medications for opioid use disorder, and discuss current controversies and ethical issues in opioid use disorder treatment.
The activity will be delivered from a multidisciplinary, team-based perspective, to better explain the successful outcomes that are attainable when a variety of healthcare professionals contribute to the patient-centered treatment process.  This activity is offered as a pre-program of the Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update. Separate registration is required.

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These CE courses have been made available thanks to a grant from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.