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Webinar: 2018 USPHS IPEC Award: ETSU Responds to the Opioid Epidemic

    Dec 13, 2018  -­­  Dec 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018
2:00-3:00 pm (ET)

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) is proud to announce its final 2018 webinar featuring a presentation by the 2018 Public Health Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaboration Award winners from East Tennessee State University (ETSU).

ETSU’s multidisciplinary opioid program recently received the 2018 U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) IPEC Award which recognizes collaborators in health professional schools that take a unique approach to addressing public health issues.
 
Drs. Robert Pack and Angela Hagaman will provide key insights on the goals, public health significance, rationale, and results of their award-winning project East Tennessee State University Responds to the Opioid Epidemic Through Interprofessional Education, Community Engagement, Research, and Clinical Care. Webinar panelists will share remarks on how their innovative approach and collaborative partnerships have impacted the prevention and treatment of substance abuse throughout east Tennessee and the region.                     

Panelists for the webinar include:

  • Robert P. Pack, PhD, MPH, ETSU Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Community and Behavioral Health, ETSU College of Public Health
  • Angela Hagaman, MA, LPCA, Operations Director, ESTU Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment

Health professions faculty, students, and clinicians will discover best practices that they can use to assist with IPE efforts at their home institutions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the key structure of the innovative IPE project East Tennessee State University Responds to the Opioid Epidemic Through Interprofessional Education, Community Engagement, Research, and Clinical Care
  • Demonstrate the relationship between interprofessional practice, outcomes, and impact
  • Share key lessons learned in developing, implementing, and assessing IPE and community health needs

Continuing Education Credits:
Eligible attendees may receive one Certified in Public Health (CPH) continuing education credit or one continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hour for participating in this webinar. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is an accredited CNE-provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) works with the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) to provide CPH credits.
 
NOTE: This webinar is open to everyone including non-members, communities of interest, practice representatives, and AACN member schools including deans, faculty, staff and students.

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SPEAKERS

Robert P. Pack, PhD, MPH
ETSU Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Community and Behavioral Health, ETSU College of Public Health

Learn more about this speaker here.

Angela Hagaman, MA, LPCA
Operations Director
ESTU Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment

Learn more about this speaker here.

MODERATOR

Commander Oluchi Elekwachi, PharmD, MPH
U.S. Public Health Service
Director, Regulatory Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Commander (Dr.) Oluchi Elekwachi is a public health pharmacist in the US Public Health Service. She was first called to active duty in May of 2000 as an Ensign with HRSA’s Commissioned Corps Operations Section (CCOS) in Rockville, MD. While there, she developed the Commissioned Corps Procedural Manual and designed the CCOS Web Site. She later served as an assistant project officer for Clinical Pharmacy Demonstration Projects at the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care, Office of Pharmacy Affairs. In that position, she also worked to define and develop outcome measures by serving on the HRSA Health Disparities Steering Committee. Her duties also included educating the public on 340B Drug Pricing Discount Program. CDR Elekwachi was later stationed at the CDC/ATSDR where she performed a demographic analysis of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan population in order to provide framework for developing Fish Consumption Advisories for physicians, pharmacists, and nurses of that region.

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