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Overdose Training Live on Zoom

Overdose Prevention Training

Key Updates & Refresher

August 22, 2023 12:00-1:00 PM CST

August 24, 2023 12:00-1:00 PM CST

Continuing Education is not provided

In this session we provide:

  • Updates on current trends driving increases in overdose frequency and mortality.
  • A framework for understanding the complex individual, social, and situational factors that shape overdose risk.
  • Actions we can take to strengthen our efforts at preventing overdose frequency.
  • A refresher to support knowledge and confidence for recognizing and responding to an overdose.
  • Recommended access to reliable resources of additional information.

Meet the trainer: Diana Cavazos, PhD, MHSA, MSN, CMI, BSN, RN

Assistant Professor/Clinical, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing

I am an accomplished Registered Nurse with a 25-year nursing career. I have worked with multicultural populations, focusing efforts on susceptible communities, including Hispanic communities struggling with migrant issues, intimate partner violence against women, opioid use disorder, and homelessness. As an Assistant Clinical Professor at UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, my leadership and interventions have focused on creating awareness and solutions to address health equity as social justice for vulnerable populations.  more

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Funding from the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in the Department of Health and Human Services, through the Texas Department of Health and Human Services