December 9, 2017

Ohio’s Heroin Epidemic

Ohio’s Heroin Epidemic

This lecture will review the latest trends in southwest Ohio’s heroin and drug overdose epidemic. Some discussion points will include; state laws related to opioid drug prescribing by physicians, pain clinics, the use of Narcan in overdoses, and the bioethics of narcotic related decision making in health care.

Instructor: Angela Sebald RN/Paramedic – Premier Health CareFlight Air & Mobile Performance Improvement Coordinator

Angela Sebald has been a Flight Nurse/Paramedic at Premier Heath CareFlight Air & Mobile Services in Dayton, Ohio since 2010. She spent her first 5 years at CareFlight transporting patients by both air and ground via aircraft and mobile intensive care units. Angela is now the Performance Improvement Coordinator where she divides her time between taking patient transports, managing quality improvement, contributing to Air Currents magazine, and providing community education on behalf of CareFlight Air & Mobile Services.