Webinar Presentation

Webinar Presentation

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Novel Psychoactive Substances: What is Xylazine?

[Duration: 15 minutes] 

Please join us for educational webinar hosted by Dr. Christopher Westerfield, Pharm.D., BCPS, Aegis Sciences Corporation. Dr. Westerfield will discuss the novel psychoactive substance (NPS) xylazine. He will delve into what xylazine is, how it is showing up in the illicit drug supply, and considerations for healthcare professionals who manage patients at risk for substance use.

Objectives include:

  • Describe NPS compounds and xylazine drug information
  • Recognize the reasons and possibilities some patient may be exposed to xylazine
  • Discuss unexpected adverse effects from use of xylazine
  • Detail how to test for xylazine, the Aegis xylazine positivity rates, and what substances are also found positive when xylazine is present

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Choose from two live presentation times. Click the register button on the Airmeet page to complete the form. The meeting link will be emailed to you upon registration.

9:00 am Central
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1:00 pm Central
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