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Monitoring Opioid Usage
In 2017, over 70,000 Americans died due to drug overdoses with approximately two-thirds of those deaths involving opioids. Community pharmacies act as the gate keepers for these dangerous drugs so you are perfectly positioned to stem the tide on this epidemic. Complete this training session to review motivational interviewing techniques, current guidelines, and how to utilize the workflow of a community pharmacy to impact pain management.

Monitoring Opioid Usage

Description:

In 2017, over 70,000 Americans died due to drug overdoses with approximately two-thirds of those deaths involving opioids. Community pharmacies act as the gate keepers for these dangerous drugs so you are perfectly positioned to stem the tide on this epidemic. Complete this training session to review motivational interviewing techniques, current guidelines, and how to utilize the workflow of a community pharmacy to impact pain management.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe motivational interviewing techniques to patient counseling regarding opioid use or misuse.
  2. Outline current pain guidelines, specifically Osteoarthritis, Chronic Low Back Pain, and Neuropathic Pain.
  3. Review side effects of opioid medications.
  4. Discuss the use of pain scales and how to incorporate them into pharmacy practice.

Speaker:

Christopher P Harlow, PharmD, BCGP, Director of Pharmacy Services, St. Matthews Community & Specialty Pharmacy

CE Information:

ACPE UAN: 0207-0000-19-039-H01-P

Release date: June 24, 2019

Expiration date: June 24, 2022

Activity Type: Knowledge-based

1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs)


Type:     Knowledge-based CPE Activity
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