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Pharmacology for Prevention Specialists Part 2: Pharmacology of Opioids
October 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for the second offering in our pharmacology webinar series. This webinar will explore the pharmacology of opioids. The presenter will cover how opioid addiction impacts major brain regions and the acute and chronic symptoms associated with opioid use. Specific features of opioid dependence and withdrawal will be discussed specifically symptoms that occur when a person is discontinuing their use. The webinar will use Zoom technology and the format will be interactive with ample time for questions.
By the end of the series, participants will be able to:
- Define addiction and how it impacts regions of the brain.
- Describe the acute and chronic effects of opioid use and withdrawal.