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The Opioid Crisis: Safe Prescribing-Balancing the Benefits and Risks for Patients with Acute and Chronic Pain
Friday, April 27, 2018 - Tuesday, April 27, 2021

CME Provider:
University Learning Systems ›
Charlene Celano
PO Box 35
East Amherst, New York (NY) 14051
United States
Toll Free: 1-800-940-5860
Phone: 716-529-0471
Fax: 716-529-0550
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This program in its entirety provides 3 hours (0.3 CEU) of AMA Category 2 CME, and CNE pharmacology credit.

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:

Describe the current data on the use and abuse of opioids in the US.
Assess patients accurately with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.
Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.
Initiate and titrate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks.
Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.
Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion and overdose.
Educate patients about safe storage and disposal of opioids.
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C. Wayne Weart Pharm D, BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences, Professor of Family Medicine, MUSC, Charleston, SC. Dr. Weart is a consultant for Select Health of South Carolina and a member of the Regional Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee for AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies.
CME Credit:
Physicians:  3 Hours
Physician Assistants:  3 Hours
Nurses:  3 Hours

Self Assessment Module (SAM):  Yes

Specialty Audience:
Anesthesiology    Family Medicine    Internal Medicine    Neurology    Obstetrics / Gynecology    Preventative Medicine    Psychiatry    Risk Management    

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