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IU:Project POINT: A New Collaborative Approach to Improving Care for Opiate Overdose Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department.

Friday, May 26th | 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST
INsights and INnovations Webinar

Don't forget to register for the upcoming Insights and Innovations webinar on Friday, May 26th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST. This is the fifth installment in our 2017 series, Creating Opportunities to Achieve Optimal Health, in which we explore ways we can address public health challenges through a health equity lens.

We are pleased to welcome Krista Brucker, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the IU School of Medicine, and Dan O'Donnell, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Chief Medical Director of the Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS). 

Together, they will co-present Project POINT: A New Collaborative Approach to Improving Care for Opiate Overdose Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department. In this presentation, you will learn about: 

  • The need for opioid-related Emergency Medical Services and connecting opioid-overdose patients to care,
  • Implementation, results, and lessons learned from Project POINT: Planned Outreach, Intervention, Naloxone, and Treatment, and,
  • Plans for preventing recurrent overdoses. 

 

Date:

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Time:

12:00 - 1:00 pm EST

Register:

Register now

More Info:

Call Andrea Janota, MPH, at (317) 274-3178 or e-mail ajanota@iu.edu