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Pain Management Specialty Pharmacist: Module 1 - Pain Management in the Opioid Crisis

Event Type

Live Online

Date

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Time

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM ET

Location

PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)

Credits

1.5 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Cost

$35.00

  • Overview

    This session is part of the Pain Management Specialty Pharmacist series.  It explores the effective management of pain within the context of the current opioid crisis.  This session examines the concept of addiction and explores the correlation between the rate of overdose deaths and the rate of prescribing of opioid medications.   In addition, the introduction of abuse-deterrent formulations is explored as a method of reducing prescription drug abuse. Morphine milligram equivalent dosing is discussed within the context of the CDC’s chronic pain guidelines.

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   18273L01_4pp.pdf


    Slide Document:   18273L01_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Pharmacist

    Recognize how the relative risks of addiction, overdose, and overdose death correlates with the use of identified dosage thresholds of high-risk opioid dosages.
    Recognize the correlation between the rate of opioid overdose deaths and the rate of prescribing (and dispensing) of prescription opioid medications.
    Calculate morphine milligram equivalent daily dosages (MMEs/Day) based on the 2016 CDC Chronic Pain Opioid Guidelines.
    Recognize how the various classifications of abuse-deterrent formulation (ADF) opioid medications function to prevent specific manners of prescription drug abuse.

  • Repeat Presentation

    This presentation was last given on Monday, March 4, 2019

    Future Airings

    DateTime 
    Friday, June 14, 201910:30 AMView
    Wednesday, July 3, 201910:30 AMView

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-273-L01-P

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HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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