The Opioid Crisis and Public Health Experiences in the District of Columbia in 2020

This webinar will feature a reflection of public health data on the opioid crisis aimed at providers and pharmacists in DC. The DC government has undertaken a multi-pronged strategy to thwart deaths and morbidity associated with opioid use disorder (focus on prescribed opioids). An update on non-fatal opioid event outcomes will be presented and reflect strategic interventions. This webinar will give providers an update on strategies and their roles in mitigating the harmful effects of opioid medications. Clinical perspectives from acute pain management, chronic pain interventions, and health system information systems to support responsible opioid management.