OPIOID STEWARDSHIP IN CANADA

Sylvia Hyland RPh BScPhm ACPR MHSc (Bioethics) Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP Canada)

An overview of the opioid crisis in Canada, its history and the Joint Statement of Action to Address the Opioid Crisis will be presented. ISMP Canada, together with collaborating partners, has made several commitments to advance opioid safety. The opioid stewardship interventions, including knowledge translation strategies and results, will be described.