ZSFG Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation:
Myth or Miracle: Opioid Antagonist Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Speaker:
D. Andrew Tompkins, MD, MHS
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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Learning objectives:

  • Provide an overview of the opioid overdose epidemic in the U.S. and in San Francisco
  • Evaluate the efficacy of opioid antagonists (naloxone or extended-release naloxone) in the treatment of opioid use disorder
  • Identify barriers and potential evidence-based solutions to adoption of an opioid antagonist treatment option

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UCSF ZSFG Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and are intended only for an audience of medical professionals.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for licensed physicians participating in this activity. To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must attend in-person and sign in.

Friday, March 9 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, Building 5, Room 7M30
1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110

Event Type

Grand Rounds, Lecture/Seminar, Academic

Affiliation

School of Medicine, UCSF Medical Center

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty

Campus

Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Tags

lecture, psychiatry, cme, Weill Institute for Neurosciences, zsfggr

Department/Group
Department of Psychiatry
Hashtag

#ZSFGpsych

Contact Info

psychiatryeventslectures@ucsf.edu

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