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Michigan OPEN Attends Summit on Overdose Prevention

The “Opioid Overdose Prevention: Emergency Care of the Post-Opioid Overdose Patient” fall summit on Nov. 20 facilitated discussion among stakeholders on best practices and protocol development of post-opioid overdose care in the ED, with a specific focus on naloxone distribution. Participants gained an understanding of the current landscape of post-overdose care protocols around the state, specifically naloxone protocols. This summit was the first of a two-part series.  The second summit will occur on Feb. 27.

From left to right: Dr. Keith Kocher, Dr. Chad Brummett, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Dr. Patrick Carter, and Dr. Eve Losman