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Naloxone training at SMHS on Nov. 30

Categories: Education, Events

UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines students, in coordination with UND Student Health Services and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is offering Naloxone training at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) in November. Participants will be trained on the administration of nasal naloxone and given information on emergency-use […]

Robyn Litke Sall presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on opioid harm reduction strategies on Aug. 17

Categories: Education

Robyn Litke Sall, substance abuse prevention coordinator for the City of Fargo / Cass County Public Health, will present “Local harm reduction strategies: Opioid overdose response training & syringe services” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Upon completion of this program, the […]

Geoffrey Glidewell presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on opioid use disorder, withdrawal July 6

Categories: Education

Geoffrey Glidewell, M.D., will present “An Introduction to Opioid Use Disorder and Opioid Withdrawal” for the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Glidewell is a fourth-year resident in the SMHS Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Rishi Seth, M.D., […]

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on postoperative opioid prescribing Sept. 13

Categories: Education

Lucas Holkup, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Postoperative opioid prescribing: Contribution to the opioid epidemic” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Holkup’s talk are: […]

UND Center for Rural Health, City-County Health District receive funding to combat opioid crisis

Categories: News

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) recently announced that the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will receive $200,000 for the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning (RCORP). The aim of RCORP is to increase access to substance abuse prevention and treatment services serving rural populations […]