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Pain and Palliative Care PRN Focus Session -- The State of the Science on Opioid Conversions

Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 2:15 PM to 3:45 PM EST at 2nd Floor: Beekman/Sutton North

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-19-212-L01-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

  • Moderator: Kathryn A. Walker, Pharm.D., BCPS

The Data Behind the Opioid Conversion Table Update- State of the Science
2:15 PM

  • Speaker: Mary Lynn McPherson, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Hospice Consultant Pharmacist, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

Learning Objectives
1. Discuss the evidence supporting the updated opioid conversion table.
2. Defend the strengths and limitations of existing data related to opioid conversions.
Health System Perspectives in Updating Opioid Conversion Tables
3:00 PM

  • Jessica E. Geiger-Hayes, Pharm.D.Speaker: Jessica E. Geiger-Hayes, Pharm.D.

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  • Speaker: Kristy T. Nguyen, Pharm.D., BCPS

Learning Objectives
1. Describe three strategies utilized by health systems to successfully update the opioid table.
2. Describe three barriers encountered by the targeted health systems and how they were overcome.