May Insights and Innovations: Project POINT: A New Collaborative Approach to Improving Care for Opiate Overdose Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department
From fsphphpc Public Health Practice Center on May 31st, 2017
This is the fifth installment in our 2017 series, Creating Opportunities to Achieve Optimal Health, in which we explore ways we can address public health challenges through a health equity lens. Krista Brucker, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the IU School of Medicine and Dan O'Donnell, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Chief Medical Director of the Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS).
Together, they will co-present Project POINT: A New Collaborative Approach to Improving Care for Opiate Overdose Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department. In this presentation, you will learn about:
- The need for opioid-related Emergency Medical Services and connecting opioid-overdose patients to care
- Implementation, results, and lessons learned from Project POINT: Planned Outreach, Intervention, Naloxone, and Treatment
- Plans for preventing recurrent overdoses
You can view all archived webinars from the IU Fairbanks School of Public Health, Center for Public Health Practice: https://www.pbhealth.iupui.edu/index.php/iphtc/insights-and-innovations/
This webinar originally aired on Friday, May 26th, 2017.