Opioid Use Disorder – A Chronic, Treatable Brain Disease

May 16, 2024 12:00pm -
May 16, 2024 01:00pm

Event Description

Opioid Use Disorder – A Chronic, Treatable Brain Disease

DateThursday, May 16th 
Time12:00pm EST     

Presenter:  Lea Gaber, PharmD, BCMAS, Federal Health Medical Lead – Indivior; Dr. Gaber is a graduate of the University of Florida Graduate and completed a 2-year clinical pharmacy residency, focused on pain management and mental health, at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center. She completed 12 years of service within the Department of Veterans Affairs before transitioning to the Medical Affairs team at Indivior.

Description:  Overdoses are a leading cause of death in Americans under 50. This webinar explores the neurobiology of opioid use disorder (OUD), explains the stigma of OUD and the treatment landscape for this chronic treatable disease.

This webinar will define addiction, the risk factors, stages of the addiction cycle and neuroadaptations. We will review statistics in terms of overdose deaths, rises in the opioid overdoses, and health – related quality of life and chronic diseases.

The OUD treatment landscape has evolved, and this webinar will help participants learn about the following:
– Neurobiology of the chronic, treatable brain disease
-Opioid Use Disorder and overdose deaths
-Disease and treatment stigma    

Target Audience: Providers, Nurses, Medical Staff, and office staff
Fee: $0
CME/CE: 0 hours

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Event Type:Webinar
Early registration ends on Feb 22, 2024.
Regular registration starts on Feb 23, 2024 and ends on May 15, 2024.
Late registration starts on May 16, 2024.