In excess of 1,100 health care laborers join for opioid training

In excess of 1,100 health care laborers—including 900 New Yorkers—got training Friday to better their capacities to treat narcotic compulsion. The training occurred as a feature of the 1199SEIU Institute for Continuing Education. Members included nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists and medical records coders. The union and nonunion members were from New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., notwithstanding New York. To date, in excess of 1,700 laborers have finished the training. “This gives me more background, more information and the ability to have a more intelligent conversation with my…

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