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Pain and Palliative Care PRN and Ambulatory Care PRN Focus Session -- The 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain – Helpful Tool or Harmful Distraction? The Debate

Monday, October 09, 2017 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM MST at Phoenix Convention Center North Building Street Level: North Ballrooms 120 B&C

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-151-L01-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity


Speakers
  • Jennifer Pruskowski, Pharm.D., BCPS, CGPModerator: Jennifer Pruskowski, Pharm.D., BCPS, CGP
    Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics; Palliative Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute (PSI), UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Introducing the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
3:30 PM

Speakers
  • Timothy J. Atkinson, Pharm.D.Speaker: Timothy J. Atkinson, Pharm.D.


Learning Objectives
1. Describe the opioid epidemic and the need for the 2016 CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids.
2. Introduce the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain document.
3. Identify eligible patients for the 2016 CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain document.
Helpful Tool or Harmful Distraction? The Debate: The Helpful Tool Side
3:45 PM

Speakers
  • Laura A. Morgan, Pharm.D., MEd, BCPSSpeaker: Laura A. Morgan, Pharm.D., MEd, BCPS
    Associate Professor, Vice Chair of Education, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, Richmond, Virginia
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Learning Objectives
1. Describe the available evidence to support the guidelines/recommendations.
2. Discuss the utility of the recommendations in patient care.
3. Consider other evidence based practices to ensure the balance between rational access to, and safety of, opioid prescribing.
Helpful Tool or Harmful Distraction? The Debate: The Harmful Distraction Side
4:15 PM

Speakers

Learning Objectives
1. Identify conflicting evidence for the guidelines/recommendations.
2. Discuss barriers to implementation of the guidelines/recommendations into patient care.
3. Describe other evidence based practices to ensure the balance between rational access to, and safety of, opioid prescribing.
Applying the 2016 CDC Guidelines to a Patient Case
4:45 PM

Speakers
  • Speaker: Timothy J. Atkinson, Pharm.D.


Learning Objectives
1. Review the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain document
2. Apply information to a patient case.