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Opioid Outbreak Response Tabletop Exercise – Knoxville

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:15 pm

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The ongoing opioid epidemic puts Tennessee at high-risk for experiencing an outbreak of fatal or nonfatal overdoses. In this scenario-based interdisciplinary exercise, your community will identify and respond to an increase in opioid-related overdoses by communicating with key partners and determining roles and responsibilities.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Apply outbreak response methods to opioid overdoses
  • Communicate with key community partners involved in an opioid overdose outbreak response
  • Describe surveillance sources and stakeholders involved in identifying and responding to opioid overdoses
  • Identify roles and responsibilities for community partners during an opioid overdose outbreak

Target Audience:

Public health, mental health and substance abuse services, healthcare community, first responders, forensics and law enforcement