Yulia Murray, PharmD, BCPS
MCPHS University
Dr. Murray is Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at MCPHS University, School of Pharmacy- Boston. She is Co-Coordinator of the Therapeutics Seminar course for pharmacy students in their third professional year. She also maintains an Internal Medicine Pharmacy Practice at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: The opioid crisis requires coordinated effort from health professions educators to provide students from all disciplines with the tools and skills to recognize potential opioid abuse and to effectively mitigate risks associated with controlled substances. Health practitioners must also be able to educate patients at elevated risk, recognize the signs and symptoms of opioid overdose, and administer naloxone when clinically indicated. Since the professional roles of physicians, dentists and pharmacists regularly intersect clinically around the assessment and treatment of pain,…