An Attorney’s Guide to Opioids and Naloxone

  • Author/Instructor:  Oklahoma Bar Association

Opioids and Naloxone Attorneys not only encounter opioids in everyday news. Criminal attorneys hear of these drugs on a much too regular basis when it comes to impairment, fatalities, and street drug dealings. What pearls of science do attorneys need to know about these drugs? How do they work? How do they poison and take the lives of so many? Where do they fit into postmortem cases? Where is fentanyl found? How does naloxone work and when does it work and when does it not? These questions and more will be answered during this one-hour crash course on the science of opioids for attorneys.Learning objectives:1. List 3 effects of opioids on the body2. State two examples of unexpected sources of opioids3. State one example of a drug that can intensify opioid toxicity4. Explain pitfalls in interpreting drug screen results as they relate to opioids5. List 2 reasons for the presence of morphine in the blood     Disclaimer:  All views or opinions expressed by any presenter during the course of this CLE is that of the presenter alone and not an opinion of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the employers, or affiliates of the presenters unless specifically stated. Additionally, any materials, including the legal research, are the product of the individual contributor, not the Oklahoma Bar Association. The Oklahoma Bar Association makes no warranty, express or implied, relating to the accuracy or content of these materials. 

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  • 6/30/23
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