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Best Practices in Responsible Opioid Prescribing & Dispensing: A Healthcare Provider Training Series
January 8, 2016
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Evaluate abuse-deterrent technologies associated with opioid therapy and evidence-based literature for patient-related factors associated with risk of relapse if opioid medications are used to treat pain in patients with a history of addiction; Formulate a response to challenges encountered in the management of chronic pain in patients at risk for, or with a history of, addiction; Describe the principles of universal precautions used as the standard of care in prescribing controlled substances and then apply concepts of universal precaution to situations in everyday practice situations; Assess patients for the risk of drug misuse, abuse, or addictions, and assign a level of risk to each patient; Explain the rationale and effectiveness of buprenorphine and methadone maintenance therapy in the outpatient treatment of opioid dependence and then be able to contract the safety profiles of buprenorphine and methadone used in outpatient treatment of opioid dependence; Describe the components and role of non-pharmacological treatment of opioid dependence and apply clinical tools (e.g. Treatment agreement, urine drug screens, pill counts, etc.) needed for an effective outpatient treatment program; Review the history of the development, initiation and utilization of the PMP in Virginia, and then be able to explain the goals of the PMP; Demonstrate how to use the PMP as a resource in patient-centered care; and Evaluate a PMP report and develop a plan of action to use in the clinical setting.
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, Ob, Ped, Psych, Surg, EM), Dentists, APNS, PAs, NPs, Pharms, Psychs, RNs, LPNs, Dental Hygienists
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 4.00; Attendance Credit - 4.00
Every Ride a Safe Ride: A Healthcare Provider Training in Child Passenger Safety
June 2, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: comprehensively recall national and VA child motor vehicle related injury data; translate long term public health outcomes of children involved in motor vehicle injury; identify newborn, infant, child, and tween physical vulnerabilities for injury from motor vehicle related crashes; articulate the role of the HCP in the primary setting in improving safe transportation of children; summarize the AAP 'Safe Transportation of Children' policy statement; compare and contrast age and condition specific safety restraint devices and then translate correct usage; translate the benefits and barriers of AAP Guidelines and Bright Futures office CPS counseling; and identify VDH CPS free resources for HCP.
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM, OB/GYN, Peds) Surgeons, Emergency Medicine Physicians, APN's, PA's
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.50; Attendance Credit - 1.50
MSHA Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) eLearning
January 7, 2016
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Understand and comply with the MSHA on-call transfer policy; and Define patient status and understand the 'Eyes on the Patient Rule.'
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB, Ped, Psych, Surg, EM), APNs, PAs, NPs, Pharms, Psychs, RNs, LPNs, Med/Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.00; Attendance Credit - 1.00
MSHA HIPAA e-Learning
June 6, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; review terminology associated with HIPAA; identify HIPAA, ARRA, and HITECH; list components of a privacy and security program; and define their role in complying with HIPAA.
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB GYN, EM), Ped, Psych, Surg, APN, PA, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students, Res, Fellows
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.00; Attendance Credit - 1.00
MSHA Sepsis eLearning
January 8, 2016
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Define SIRS and the severe sepsis continuum and rationale for treatment; Identify the screening tools to recognize possible severe sepsis; Discuss severe sepsis management in the ED floor (non-ICU) and ICU; and Recognize criteria and warning signs for severe sepsis in pediatric patients.
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB, Ped, Psych, Surg, EM), APNs, NPs, PAs, Pharms, Psychs, RNs, LPNs, Med/Nursing Students, Residetns/Fellows
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.00; Attendance Credit - 1.00
MSHA Utilization e-Learning
June 6, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; review terminology associated with utilization; identify key areas of utilization - Pharmacy, Laboratory and Radiology; list components of utilization; and define role in overall utilization.
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB GYN, EM), Ped, Psych, Surg, APN, PA, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students, Res, Fellows
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.00; Attendance Credit - 1.00