A discussion on street drugs will aim to clear up misconceptions about intoxications, discuss how the drugs get into the United States, and how they are manufactured. This topic, aimed at pharmacists, will also focus on pharmacology of street drugs and how any impurities introduced during the manufacturing process may contribute to the toxicity that patients may present with.
- Summarize pharmacology, patient presentation, and toxidromes of selected common street opioids and stimulants
- Discuss differences between pure drug and manufacturing impurities
- Examine the logistics of how illegal drugs are produced and move into and within the United States
- 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
- 0.00 General CEU – Attendance