Webinars

The videos below address a variety of topics related to opioid misuse and abuse. They are intended for both community members and health care professionals. Continuing education credit is available for health care professionals by clicking on the orange buttons.

Opioid Crisis: A Law Enforcement Perspective

by Sean Malloy

At the time of recording, Sean Malloy was a Lieutenant with the Prattville Police Department. His presentation focuses on law enforcement perspectives of substance abuse, including opioid use disorder.

Opioid De-Escalation

by Taylor Steuber

Taylor Steuber, PharmD, BCPS is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Harrison School of Pharmacy. This webinar addresses the complex topic of de-prescribing and tapering opioids.

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Opioid Calculations and Conversions

by Taylor Steuber

Taylor Steuber, PharmD, BCPS is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Harrison School of Pharmacy. This webinar addresses the complex topic of opioid dose calculations and conversions.

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Current Illegal Drug Trends

by Capt. Clay Hammac

Capt. Clay Hammac leads Shelby County’s Drug Enforcement Task Force and Compact 2020.  In this video, Capt. Hammac discusses illicit drug threats and trends in Alabama.

Urine Drug Testing

by Taylor Steuber

Taylor Steuber, PharmD, BCPS is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Harrison School of Pharmacy. Dr. Steuber’s presentation focuses on urine drug testing as a tool to support appropriate use of controlled substances.

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Risk Mitigation Part II

by Timothy Atkinson

Timothy Atkinson, PharmD, BCPS, CPE is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pain Management. Dr. Atkinson’s presentation is the second presentation in a two-part series focused on strategies to mitigate risks associated with opioid use. The first presentation was delivered during live OTI events.

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Let’s Make a Difference: Naloxone

by Karen Marlowe

Karen Marlowe, PharmD, BCPS, CPE, maintains a consult service and patient advocacy program for patients with chronic pain. Dr. Marlowe’s presentation focuses on Naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal agent.

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Alabama’s PDMP: A Key Tool in the Fight Against OUD

by Brent I. Fox

Brent I. Fox, PharmD, PhD, FASHP, is an Associate Professor at the Harrison School of Pharmacy. Dr. Fox’s presentation focuses on the prescription drug monitoring program as a tool to fight opioid use disorder.

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Opioid Epidemic in Alabama: Access to Treatment and Resources

by Shanna McIntosh

Shanna McIntosh, MS, AADC, is the VitAL Director in the School of Social Work at the University of Alabama. Her presentation addresses the important topic of accessing treatment and other resources for OUD.

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Treating Pain in Adolescents

by Lea Eiland

Lea S. Eiland, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, FASHP, FPPA, is a Clinical Professor in the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. In her presentation, Dr. Eiland addresses the challenging topic of treating pain in adolescent populations.

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Alabama’s PDMP: A Key Tool in the Fight Against OUD

by Brent I. Fox

Brent I. Fox, PharmD, PhD, FASHP, is an Associate Professor at the Harrison School of Pharmacy. Dr. Fox’s presentation focuses on the prescription drug monitoring program as a tool to fight opioid use disorder.

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Opioid Epidemic in Alabama: Access to Treatment and Resources

by Shanna McIntosh

Shanna McIntosh, MS, AADC, is the VitAL Director in the School of Social Work at the University of Alabama. Her presentation addresses the important topic of accessing treatment and other resources for OUD.

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