Andrew Blustein was selected as an instructor at The Horizon Foundation for webinar, “Do No Harm: Exploring Strategies for Safer Prescribing of Opioids”.
May 31, 2019
Garfunkel Wild Vice Chairman Andrew E. Blustein was a selected to be a course instructor at The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey medical education webinar, “Do No Harm: Exploring Strategies for Safer Prescribing of Opioids,” on May 31. Garfunkel is very proud of contributing to the battle against Opioid addiction.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, through its philanthropic arm, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, have collaborated to create Knock Out Opioid Abuse, an initiative to address the opioid epidemic through community outreach, prescriber education, parent education and a statewide media campaign to increase awareness of the crisis.
The accredited curriculum will be accessible and satisfies the New Jersey one-hour continuing education requirement concerning prescription opioid drugs, including education on responsible prescribing practices, alternatives to opioids for managing and treating pain, and the risks and signs of opioid abuse, addiction and diversion.