Cross-sector Collaboration to Address the Prescription Drug Misuse Crisis (On-demand webinar)

2 modules

Course Length
90 mins

Region IV Public Health Training Center

20 Sep 2021



Note: This is a recording of a webinar held on December 18, 2017.

Training Overview
This webinar will describe East Tennessee State University’s efforts to curb the opioid epidemic along the continuum of addiction. ETSU’s Academic Health Science Center has engaged multiple constituents to conduct federally funded research, community based practice and more importantly, to foster cross-sector engagement and education. The team hosts monthly meetings to facilitate partnerships across sectors with multiple aims. These aims include regional health improvement, research capacity development and community outreach.

The course contains two modules: a content module and a resources and evaluation module. After accessing both modules, learners will earn a certificate of completion. When the certificate is available, learners will see a Certificate button on their dashboard.

This recording is approximately 90 minutes. There are no prerequisites. Participants will need a broadband internet connection (Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred browsers) and computer speakers. For technical support, please contact

About the Trainer
Nick Hagemeier and Robert Pack

Dr. Hagemeier earned a PharmD, MS, and PhD from Purdue University. With 9 years in community pharmacy settings, he is PI for a prescription drug abuse communication project.  He is Research Director of the Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Director of a Pharmacy Practice Research Fellowship. He’s obtained $2.3+M to conduct prescription drug abuse research. He received the 2016 TN Pharmacists Association GenerationRx Champions Award for engaging community pharmacists in prescription drug abuse prevention.
Dr. Pack is PI of the NIH/NIDA-funded Diversity Promoting Institutions Drug Abuse Research Program, including a set of studies titled Inter-professional Communication to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse.  He trained in health education/promotion at the UAB SPH, did a post-doctoral fellowship at Emory Rollins SPH. He completed the NIH-funded Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31680, Public Health Training Centers for $4,348,992. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • describe multiple evidence-based approaches for the prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder.
  • describe techniques for engagement in community and cross-sector collaboration to address the opioid use disorder crisis.


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion for Online Module

Cross-sector Collaboration to Address the Prescription Drug Misuse Crisis
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Resources and Evaluation
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