The Prescription Drug Epidemic: Using the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program (CSPMP) to Reduce Morbidity, Mortality, Misuse and Abuse

Event Date: 
May 5, 2016 - 12:00pm
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Peters
Contact Email: 
petersjs@email.arizona.edu
Contact Phone: 
520.626.2254

The Center for Rural Health Webinar series
A webinar series focused on providing technical assistance to rural stakeholders to disseminate research findings, policy updates, best-practices and other rural health issues to statewide rural partners and stakeholders throughout the state.

The Prescription Drug Epidemic: Using the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program (CSPMP) to Reduce Morbidity, Mortality, Misuse and Abuse

Participants will: 

  1. Understand the prescription drug epidemic nationally and in Arizona
  2. Review the Controlled Substance Prescription Monitoring Program (CSPMP)
  3. Learn how to use the CSPMP

 

Daniel Derksen, M.D., is the Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair and Professor in the Community, Environment & Policy Department at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He is the Director of the Arizona Center for Rural Health (AzCRH) and oversees the State Office of Rural Health, the Rural Hospital Flexibility Program, the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program and the AzCRH Navigator Consortium.

Dean Wright received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of New Mexico, College of Pharmacy in 1972. Dean worked in retail and long-term care pharmacy settings until 1991 when he became a Compliance Officer for the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy. As a Compliance Officer, he conducted compliance visits at regulated facilities, investigated complaints and violations of state and federal drug laws.

For more information contact Jennifer Peters: petersjs@email.arizona.edu • 520.626.2254

To register: http://telemedicine.arizona.edu/distant-education/upcoming-workshops

This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (G22RH24749). Arizona State Office of Rural Health is funded granted through a grant from US Department of Health and Human Services. Grant numberH95RH00102-25-00

This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.

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