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Reduce Opioid Overdose

In September 2013, the Oklahoma Prescription Drug Planning Workgroup released a state plan in an effort to reduce opioid-related overdose deaths. The state plan was reviewed and updated in 2016. As a participating member of the workgroup, the Oklahoma Board of Nursing supports the state plan in providing nurses with substance abuse information to help reduce opioid-related deaths in Oklahoma.

Current State Plan: Reducing Prescription Drug Abuse in Oklahoma

Goal for State Plan: Reduction in the rate of unintentional overdose deaths involving opioids

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Resource for the Nurse who has a Substance Use Disorder:
Oklahoma Board of Nursing Peer Assistance Program - A voluntary, alternative-to-discipline program for nurses whose competency may be compromised because of abuse of drugs and/or alcohol [59 O.S. § 567.17A].


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