Combating Drug Use: Part 1

Online Webinar

Date: 10/31/2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Part 1 Learning Objectives:
• Cite national and state epidemiology of current drug trends.
• Describe the scope of the opioid abuse and overdose epidemic including the recent surge in overdose  
  deaths related to heroin and illicitly manufactured fentanyl derivatives.
• Discuss the synthetic drugs of abuse growing in popularity and their mechanism of action, clinical effects
  and toxicity.
• Identify commonly abused prescription and over-the-counter drugs and the dangers these drugs pose.
• Describe the new ways THC is extracted from marijuana and gaining popularity among marijuana users.