Implementation of a naloxone rescue program creating university-aged first responders

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: MACLEAN, Linda (Washington State University, College of Pharmacy, Spokane, United States)
  • Co-author(s): Shannon Panther: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
    Brenda Bray: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
    Linda Garrelts Maclean:
    John White: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Opioid dependency due to heroin or prescription opioid use continues to be a worldwide epidemic. The World Health Organization reports an estimated 15 million people are opioid dependent. Dependency increases the risk for overdose making the availability of life-saving naloxone critical.

    Purpose

    Washington State University initiated a..

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