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Quillen College of Medicine

Volunteer to Save a Life Webinar 2017

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Volunteer to Save a Life:
Tennessee Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution for HealthCare Providers
Live Webinar

Monday, January 30, 2017

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


About this Conference: Volunteer to Save a Life is a Tennessee overdose education and naloxone distribution program for health care professionals. Developed by the Tennessee Department of Health and the ETSU Academic Health Sciences Center, this continuing education program will instruct providers how to assess risk factors for opioid overdose and to ensure naloxone is provided to those at risk to prevent opioid overdose deaths. 
Agenda: Click here to view the agenda.
Target Audience: Volunteer to Save a Life is designed for all levels of healthcare providers, as well as medical and nursing students.
Overall Conference Objectives: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to:

  • Explain the epidemiology of opioid overdose in Tennessee.
  • Describe the naloxone rescue act of Tennessee and associated Good Samaritan protection.
  • Examine risk factors associated with opioid overdose.
  • Incorporate overdose prevention education and naloxone rescue kits into medical and pharmacy practice by educating patients about overdose risk reduction and furnishing naloxone rescue kits.
Course Materials: Click here for webinar course materials.
Webinar Overview: Click here for the Webinar Overview Page
Webinar Live Stream Click here for the Webinar Live Stream Page

Volunteer to Save a Life: Tennessee Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution for HealthCare Providers is a cost-free partnership between community providers and East Tennessee State University.

There is no registration fee for this event.  However, attendee space is limited, so early registration is essential.

Activity Director:

Sarah Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, FASCP
Associate Professor Pharmacy Practice
Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN

Educational Planner:
Ashley Browning

Ashley M. Browning, MA
Educational Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees will be refunded, less a $50.00 administrative fee, for cancellations received in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the activity date.  No refunds will be given when the registration fee is $50.00 or less, or when a cancellation request is received less than 14 days prior to the start of the activity.

ETSU Quillen College of Medicine reserves the right to cancel CME activities.  If an activity is canceled, then a full refund of registration fees paid will be given.

Accreditation and Designation:  
 accme logo This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University College of Public Health, and the Tennessee Department of Health. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  
 OCME Logo The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 conlogo Up to 1.25 continuing nursing education contact hours and 1.25 credit hours for pharmacology continuing education will be offered for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinators time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings. If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here. Questions?
 ACPE Logo Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This seminar will provide up to 1.0 hour of continuing education credits to pharmacists who attend the sessions and complete the online activities (activity evaluations and post-tests) required to claim credit. UAN: 0575-0000-16-126-L04-P.
TN DEPT OF HEALTH Approved by TN Office of EMS for one and one half (1.5) continuing education contact hours in category: Medical, Trauma, Cardiac




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