ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care
May 9, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this course/class, the attendee will be able to: Describe appropriate patient assessment for treatment with ER/LA opioid analgesics; Evaluate risks, potential benefits, and possible misuse of medications; Apply prescribing best practices for ER/LA opioid analgesics, including initiation of therapy, dosing, conversion, and discontinuation; Demonstrate accurate knowledge about how to manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioid analgesics, including application of evidence-based tools and assessment of adverse effects; Employ methods to counsel patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics, including proper storage and disposal; and Review general and product-specific drug information concerning ER/LA opioid analgesics, including identification of adverse effects.
Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center
Target Audience: Phys(IM, FM, OB/GYN, EM), Surg, Peds, Psychs, APN, PA, Pharm, RN, LPN
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00