SCDA Calendar of Events

Opioid Update

  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021 | 8:30 AM - Fri, Sep 17, 2021 | 9:30 AM


Lauren Linder Wier
 is a board certified pharmacist in pharmacotherapy and psychiatry. She currently works as a clinical pharmacy consultant for the SCORxE academic detailing service within the Medical University of South Carolina, College of Pharmacy. Lauren received her doctor of pharmacy from Presbyterian College in 2015, and completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency in Louisiana. She then completed a PGY2 in psychiatric pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina. Currently, Lauren is involved with educating primary care providers on safer opioid prescribing and expanding access to OUD treatment. She is also an active member of SCSHP and the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP). In both roles she is involved in student mentorship. She is the current chair of the SCSHP Student & Resident Affairs Committee and currently serves on the Student Committee which encourages students to select psychiatric pharmacy as a career and develop and manage the current CPNP student chapters around the country.

Charity I Support:   Epworth Children's Home

Opioid Update

Friday, September 17th, 8:30 am - 10:30 am VIA ZOOM

Credit Hours:

Session Description:
This session will discuss opioid updates for the year of 2020, including a review of opioid overdose trends in 2020 within the United States and South Carolina and the opioid epidemic through the lens of COVID-19z We will also discuss updates to the SCRIPTS database.

Session Objectives:

  • Review opioid epidemic in the COVID-19 era
  • Review updates to the SCRIPTS database
  • Identify dentist's role for preventive practices for the opioid epidemic