Opioid Information for Pharmacists

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We have created this area of our website to provide the pharmacy practitioner with some quick educational videos and short educational documents related to opioids in the Unites States and Kansas. We have information from four categories represented below:

  1. Opioid Overview and General Practices
  2. Prescription Waste Management
  3. Naloxone
  4. Pain Management Guidelines

We will be updating these resources continuously, as new information becomes available, so please visit this page often to access the most recent information. If you have any questions regarding the information below, please contact Aaron Dunkel.

Original materials were made possible by the Cooperative Agreement Number, NU17CE924868-02-01, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.

Linked materials are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Kansas Pharmacy Foundation or Kansas Pharmacists Association.

Opioid Overview and General Practices

Opioid Overview-Federal and State Utilization
Who is at Risk of Opioid Overdose
Signs of Opioid Overdose
Strategies to Prevent Opioid Overdose
Steps in Responding to an Opioid Overdose
Red Flags for Suspected Opioid Abuse
K-TRACS FAQs
Quick Reference Guide for PMP AWARxE

Prescription Waste Management

Kansas Medication Disposal Program

Naloxone

New Opioid Overdose Antagonist Statewide Protocol
Administering Naloxone

Pain Management Guidelines

Dependence and Addiction
CDC's Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
CDC's Nonopioid Treatments for Chronic Pain