Aegis's Clinical Update Webinar
Register for Aegis's Clinical Update Webinar
Increase in Drug Overdoses Due to Synthetic Opioids During the COVID-19 Pandemic
[Duration: 15 minutes]
Following the webinar, attendees should be able to:
- Describe how the COVID-19 pandemic has created a challenge for vulnerable populations- especially those battling with opioid use disorder and the increase in fatalities since the pandemic began.
- Discuss how the stay-at-home orders put in place to battle the COVID-19 pandemic unfortunately increase social isolation, anxiety, and depression which has been linked to increase in drug abuse.
- Describe the collaborative approach recommended by the CDC to provide access to essential services, ensure complete patient care, and address the needs of vulnerable populations.
John Maneno, Pharm.D., Aegis Sciences Corporation
Clinical Pharmacist Fellow | Drug Information