Announcing Saginaw Chippewa Drug Court Virtual Presentation:
The Increase of Opioid Abuse and Overdose during the COVID-19 Pandemic
JANUARY 29, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
(no registration required)
9:00 AM PST / 10:00 AM MST / 11:00 AM CST / 12:00 PM EST
A Tribal Court's Response to the Opioid Crisis During a Pandemic
Patrick Shannon, JD, MPH, Chief Judge, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court
Course Description: Judge Shannon will provide a description of the reliance on public health, medical and nursing expertise in the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court's substance misuse program in the midst of a pandemic.
Objectives: Participants will be instructed on Tribal law, Tribal courts, jurisdiction, and the access to health in a Tribal Court.
9:25 AM PST / 10:25 AM MST / 11:25 AM CST / 12:25 PM EST
Increased Fentanyl Overdose Deaths during the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID 19) Pandemic: A Forensic Analysis
William Morrone, DO
Course Description: The SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) global pandemic national emergency "stay at home order" effects the cause of death (COD) or manner of death (MOD) in autopsied 2020 death certificates which indicate increased fentanyl overdose deaths.
Objectives: Participants will understand:
The trends of drug overdose deaths during the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic of 2020compared to the same month in previous years.
How to identify the five most frequently mentioned drugs between 2017 and 2020 identified in natural, suicidal, and accidental overdose deaths.
The implication that the "stay at home" COVID-19 order had on the amount of natural, suicidal, and accidental drug overdose deaths.