OPIOID ABUSE: IS IT A NEW PANDEMIC?

Farah Kablaoui, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP , Pharmacotherapy Specialist , Department of Pharmacy , Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. UAE

Objectives

  • Describe opioid abuse and current stewardship programs
  • Highlight the opioid crisis around the world
  • Discuss essential strategies and actions needed to stopping the pandemic