School of Nursing gets millions to fight opioid overdoses

March 12, 2019
 

This program provides training to first responders on the use of Narcan, a naloxone nasal spray that reverses opioid overdose.

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Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, and boxes of Narcan, which can reverse an opioid overdose.

School of Nursing receives $17.5 million to prevent opioid overdose

March 12, 2019
 

SAN ANTONIO (March 12, 2019) ― The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing has received $17.5 million to expand statewide its work of training and providing naloxone to save lives threatened by opioid overdose. The program began in Bexar County in 2018 with $1.875 in funding. The total funding is now $19.375 million. These […]

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School of Nursing celebrates 50th anniversary at luncheon

March 8, 2019
 

More than 200 faculty, community leaders and philanthropists joined alumni, former teachers and honored guests at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing’s 50th anniversary luncheon March 2. The event was held in the Nancy Smith Hurd Auditorium, part of the newly remodeled School of Nursing. Following  a welcome by School of Nursing Dean […]

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School of Nursing toasts 50 Visionary Leaders

March 8, 2019
 

The honorees included outstanding alumni, faculty, staff, community leaders and philanthropic supporters who have had a major impact on the School of Nursing and the nursing profession.

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San Antonio Substance Use Symposium set for March 1 at UT Health San Antonio

February 25, 2019
 

Statewide ‘Get Waivered Texas’ buprenorphine training program for health care professionals launches here March 2 SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 22, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio’s Department of Psychiatry is hosting the second annual San Antonio Substance Use Symposium Friday, March 1. The free community event will be held in the Academic Learning & Teaching Center on […]

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‘Get Waivered TX’ opioid treatment training program launches March 2

February 25, 2019
 

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 22, 2018) ― Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., from UT Health San Antonio, has received a $1 million contract to train health care professionals throughout Texas in how to use buprenorphine to treat patients with opioid use disorder. Get Waivered TX (#GetWaiveredTX), will kick off March 2 at UT Health San Antonio. […]

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