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Advocacy Workshop, National Rx Drug Abuse Summit, April 2-4, 2013. Advocacy Workshop: Successful Strategies for Community Change - Part 1 presentation by Dr. Sarah Melton and Dr. Andrew Kolodny.

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Successful strategies for_community_change_part1_final

  1. 1. Successful  Strategies  for  Community  Change:  Part  1   Dr.  Sarah  Melton     Associate  Professor  of  Pharmacy  Prac;ce,   Ga>on  College  of  Pharmacy  Prac;ce   Dr.  Andrew  Kolodny  President,  Physicians  for  Responsible  Opioid   Prescribing  
  2. 2. Learning  Objec;ves  1.  Inves;gate  grassroots  advocacy  strategies  to   get  involved  to  limit  prescrip;on  drug  abuse.  2.  Inves;gate  the  effec;veness  of  adding   addic;on  educa;on  into  healthcare   curriculums.  3.  Outline  strategies  to  coordinate  efforts   between  community  advocates  and  clinicians   to  stop  prescrip;on  drug  abuse.  
  3. 3. Disclosure  Statement  • Sarah  Melton  has  no  financial  rela;onships  with  proprietary  en;;es  that  produce  health  care  goods  and  services.  • Chris  Lopez  has  no  financial  rela;onships  with  proprietary  en;;es  that  produce  health  care  goods  and  services.  • Jake  Peters  has  no  financial  rela;onships  with  proprietary  en;;es  that  produce  health  care  goods  and  services.    • Andrew  Kolodny  has  no  financial  rela;onships  with  proprietary  en;;es  that  produce  health  care  goods  and  services.        
  4. 4. Integration of Addiction Education Throughout the Curriculum Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, CGP, FASCP Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate April 4, 2013
  5. 5. Didactic Program•  Introduction to Pharmacy –  Virginia Pharmacists Aiding Pharmacists Program•  Basic Sciences –  Pharmacology – 6 hours –  Toxicology – 6 hours with elective optional•  Law courses –  Ethics –  Controlled substance regulations –  Prescription Monitoring Programs•  Communications –  Patient education  Opioid dependence case, education about disease of addiction, treatment with buprenorphine –  Objective structured clinical examination
  6. 6. Didactic Program•  Pharmacotherapy Sequence –  12-hours of substance abuse –  6-hours of tobacco cessation •  Rxforchange Program; University of California, San Francisco • –  9-hours of pain management •  Universal precautions in prescribing controlled substances •  Controlled substance agreements •  Urine drug screening •  Monitoring function •  Great resource: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Pain Education –
  7. 7. Mission-­‐Focused  Elec;ve   –  Once a week, 1.5 hour sessions –  2-week abstinence project –  Required attendance at NA, AA, and Celebrate Recovery Meetings –  Required reading •  Book regarding addiction •  Reflective writingh>p://www.cnsproduc;  
  8. 8. Experiential : Opioid treatment program (interdisciplinary)•  Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience•  Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience•  Service Program –  Urine drug screening (collection, reading and documenting) –  Group therapy –  Individual therapy with addiction counselor –  Confirming support group sessions –  Attending NA/AA/Celebrate Recovery –  Film counts
  9. 9. Students involved inaddiction treatmentprogram•  Research•  Building relationships•  Special populations•  Public health•  Fighting the stigma
  10. 10. Service Drug Disposal Programs•  DEA National Take-Back Initiative•  American Medicine Chest Challenge
  11. 11. Service•  Student  organiza;on  projects   – Great  American  Smokeout   – Informa;onal  resources  in  grocery  stores   – Community  educa;on  programs   – Opioid  dependence  program  
  12. 12. Providing Continuing Education •  Interdisciplinary, case-based –  Discuss, strategize, and problem-solve complex patient cases –  Focus on collaboration, communication and practice efficiencies –  Form small groups to discuss their cases and reassemble to report outcomes to the group at largeh>p://  
  13. 13. Providing Continuing Education •  Prescription Drug Abuse Education Forum –  4- or 8-hour CE for prescribers and pharmacists –  Mandatory attendance required by students –  Collaboration with One Care of Southwest Virginia and the Medical Society of Virginia –  Six 4-hour CE sessions thus far – reached 600 providers •  Topics –  Addiction as a Disease –  Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program –  Law Enforcement: What is Happening on the Streets? –  Methadone and Buprenorphine treatment –  Appropriate Prescribing Habits – from perspective of an attorney –  Recovery and non-pharmacological management –  Health Practitioners Monitoring Programh>p://;on.aspx  
  14. 14. Faculty  and  Staff  Development  •  Guest  speakers   –  Industry   –  Health  Department   –  Pharmacists  Aiding  Pharmacists  Program   –  Law  enforcement    •  Development   –  Signs  and  symptoms  of  dependence,  abuse  and   withdrawal   –  Policies  and  procedures   –  Training  preceptors  in  Screening,  Brief  Interven;on  and   Referral  to  Treatment  (SBIRT)   –  Pharmacists  Recovery  Network  (h>p://  
  15. 15. Partnering with Stakeholders •  Na;onal  Associa;on  of  Boards  of  Pharmacy   –  Commercial  sample  h>p://­‐protec;on/awarxe/  
  16. 16. Partnering  with  Stakeholders  Mission  One  Care  of  Southwest  Virginia  is  commi>ed  to  decreasing  substance  abuse  and  misuse,  and  related  social,  economic  and  health  factors  through  planning,  policy,  data,  and  advocacy.  
  17. 17. University  of  Utah  School  on  Alcoholism   and  Other  Drug  Dependencies   •  Recognized  interna;onally   •  Keep  pace  with  increased  awareness  of  the   health  and  social  problems  of  alcoholism  and   other  drug  dependencies   •  All  areas  of  these  problems  are  presented  in   training  sessions  for  professional  and  lay   personnel   •  The  School  provides  students  with  the  latest   methods  and  techniques  for  working  effec;vely   in  their  respec;ve  disciplines   h>p://  
  18. 18. National Rx Abuse Summit Update Chris Lopez, PharmD Candidate 2014 Jake Peters, PharmD Candidate 2015 April 4, 2013 Youth program
  19. 19. What is Generation Rx?•  A program developed by The Ohio State University and the American Pharmacists Association along with the Cardinal Health Foundation to “Prevent the abuse and misuse of prescription medications.” Youth program
  20. 20. The Beginnings at GCOP Youth program
  21. 21. What Have We Been Up to Lately? Youth program
  22. 22. 2nd Place Winners at APhA-ASP Annual Meeting Youth program
  23. 23. Where are We Going from Here? Youth program
  24. 24. We’re on the Web•  General Generation Rx Website•  Generation Rx Provider Toolkit Website•  Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook Youth program
  25. 25. Developed byThe Ohio State UniversityCollege of PharmacyThis program is made possiblewith a grant from theCardinal Health Foundation Youth program