Opioid Withdrawal

December 3, 2020 - Presentation Slides

Presented by: Shannon Robinson, MD, FASAM – Principal, HMA; Donna Strugar-Fritsch, BSN, MPA, CCHP – Principal, HMA; Stephanie Ruckman, DNP, FNP-BC, MBA, CCHP– National Director of Jail MAT Programs, Wellpath; Nelly Blanco, BSN, RN, PHN Senior Comprehensive Registered Nurse, Orange County Correctional Health Services; Kathy Minnicucci, BSN, RN, PHN Senior Nurse, Orange County Correctional Health Services; and Jessica Sepulveda, RN Staff Nurse, Orange County Correctional Health Care Services This session will provide an overview of: prior practices utilized for managing opioid withdrawal, who is at risk for withdrawal, recognition of signs and symptoms of withdrawal (including a review of the Clinical Opioid Withdrawal Scale), and treatment of withdrawal (including review of recently updated guidelines for managing opioid withdrawal).


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