Streamline Processes for Providing Naloxone
You'll play a bigger role in expanding access to naloxone...to reduce opioid-overdose deaths.
All states have a way for pharmacists to provide naloxone directly to patients...by protocol, standing order, etc. And the U.S. Surgeon General advises the public to "Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life."
How can you help patients get naloxone? Clear up confusion if patients ask for naloxone as an "OTC." Ensure techs are familiar with your naloxone stock and procedures for filling these Rxs.