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Opioid Analgesics: Best Practices for Prescribing, Dispensing, and Preventing Diversion

Opioid Analgesics: Best Practices for Prescribing, Dispensing, and Preventing Diversion

Opioid Analgesics: Best Practices for Prescribing, Dispensing, and Preventing Diversion

Mark Rose, BS, MA
Mark Rose, BS, MA
on behalf of Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC

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Launch date: 13 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 15 Mar 2017

Reference: 172098

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A comprehensive presentation on: Opioid Analgesics: Best Practices for Prescribing, Dispensing, and Preventing Diversion

Objectives

Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

-Using data from West Virginia, describe the epidemiology of chronic pain, demographics of patients who abuse opioids, addiction/abuse risk factors, and opioids' abuse potential
-Describe opioids' characteristics (including toxicities and drug interactions), associated use disorders, and behavioral responses to prescribed opioids
-Describe best practices for prescribing of opioid analgesics and management of patients with pain
-Discuss the complete range of legal requirements for controlled substance prescriptions, identification of fraudulent prescriptions, drug-seeking behaviors, and drug diversion
-Describe risk reduction approaches, including FDA risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS), and the West Virginia Controlled Substance Monitoring Program
-Using a case study, apply best practices for opioid analgesics in ways that deal with known and potential abusers effectively, efficiently, and safely
-Educate patients on appropriate drug administration of naloxone rescue therapy and other overdose prevention strategies
Mark Rose, BS, MA

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Mark Rose, BS, MA
on behalf of Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC

Mark Rose, BS, MA Licensed Psychologist and Researcher/Field of alcoholism and drug addiction North Central Biomedical Communications, Inc St. Paul, Minnesota

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • 3.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 75
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    Reference: 0430-0000-17-017-H03-P

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