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Utah Clinical Guidelines on Prescribing Opioids

Patient & Community Education
Work Group

Purpose Statement:
Develop well-defined educational interventions for both patients and the community that will assist in preventing deaths and other negative outcomes due to prescription opioids and other prescription medications.

Meetings:
This Work Group is open to the public and meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 4:00-5:00pm at the Department of Human Services in RM 212.

Directions: 120 North, 200 west (corner of N. Temple and 200 west) in room 212. Visitor parking is immediately north of the Human Services Building on the top level of the parking garage. All visitors must check in at the west entrance of the building.

Minutes:
2007-2008

October 2007 November 2007 December 2007 January 2008 February 2008 March 2008
April 2008 May
2008
June
2008
July 2008 August 2008 September 2008

2008-2009

October 2008 November 2008 December 2008 January 2009 February 2009 March 2009
April 2009 May
2009
June
2009
July 2009 August 2009 September 2009

 

Group Discussion Page:
Group Discussion Page. This is a way to keep the discussion going in-between meetings. Add your comments and read comments from others.

Other Resources:
(These are provided by Work Group Members as reference materials; they are not endorsed by UDOH)

2009

June:
STIPDA website (CDC) (Utah presentation on guidelines. Also see North Carolina)
Florida Drug Video: Rx Drugs Killing More Than Pain
Prescription Danger Zones by the Anti-Drug Campaign

May:
Children SAfety Network WEbinar

February:
Poison Control Center by Marty Malheiro

March:
Disposal of Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products by Leah Ann Lamb

2008

January:

Partnership for a Drug Free America Rx Drug Abuse TV Spots

COPS guide to Rx Fraud by US Department of Justice

February:
Prescription for Peril: How Insurance Fraud Finances Theft & Abuse of Addictive Prescription Drugs referenced in our meetings by Kevin Wyatt
Increase in Poisoning and Methadone-related Deaths by CDC, NCHS

March:
Prescription Drug White House Initiative
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs are Effective by Carnavale
Vanguard TV Spot Scripts and Concepts

April:
Kevin Wyatt's Presentation on Medical Insurance Fraud

May:
Utah Narcotic Enforcement Team Website Check it Out!

June:
Article in Salt Lake City Employee newsletter by Abbie Vianes
2006 SAMHSA Substate report (see section A.5.1. for prescription abuse)
Telltale Signs of Severe Pain

2007

November:
Maine's Close To Home Campaign
"Clean Out the Cabinet" by Kevin Scholz
Hospital Policies by Abbie Vianes

December:
Theatre Advertising Costs by Kevin Scholz
New Hampshire's Draft on Disposal Options Strengths and Weaknesses
SAMSHA's Results from 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Drug-Free America Campaign: Materials and TV ads
Examples of pharmarcy hand-outs on Oxycodone, Opana, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone
Purdue Letter on Oxycontin that is handed out by Pharmacies
Taking Your Medications Safely Evaluation Report
SAMSHA's "Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs" website
SAMSHA's pharmacy posters 1, 2, and 3.

 

 

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