Build Core Skills to Minimize the Risk of Prescription Opioid Misuse (Case-Illustrated) Start Core Program Now (Cost: $50)
Module: Chronic Pain and Opioids: What's the Plan?
Provides an overview of reducing the risk of opioid use for non-terminal chronic pain, co-morbid addiction, and non-medical use of opioids. Current guidelines for chronic opioid therapy are presented:
- Assessing level of pain
- Determining if opioid therapy is the proper treatment
- And, if so, choosing the right opioid therapy
Module: Communicating about Opioids: Assessing Risk and Creating a Shared Approach (Case-Illustrated)
Assessment of chronic pain patients for risk of substance abuse and how to reduce risk via communication and treatment agreements.
Skills learned are applied with Paula, who requests additional medication to treat hip bursitis
Module: Clinical Case with Common Pain Conditions (Interactive Case-Based Learning)
An interactive case vignette! Assess skills learned in the first part of the program and apply them to a common pain conditions. Reviews assessment, baseline urine drug testing, and how to stratify risk for a patient according to screening and assessment results.
Continuing Education: Up to 3 hrs AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or DCBN credit are available for completing the program.
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