This opioid-focused conference aims to highlight the shift in guidelines and public concern regarding the use of opioids in medical practice. This course provides the most up-to-date information regarding the appropriate indication for opioids in clinical practice. Topics cover the basics of opioids, evidence-based guidelines for opioids, medication monitoring, tapering and legal considerations. In addition, the course covers a broad range of issues, including opioid addiction and difficult patient conversations and guidelines to standardize the practice of opioid prescribing. Medical providers including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians, addiction experts, pharmacists and others may benefit from this multidisciplinary review and update of opioid management. This course includes lectures by experts in the field of pain medicine and opioid management, panel discussions, and question-and-answer sessions.
This continuing medical education course is applicable to nearly all fields within medicine that provide direct patient care. It is germane to all providers who prescribe or administer opioids.
MD, DO, PhD, Scientist: USD 625
Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, RN: USD 550
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