Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives

Harrogate, TN US
December 5, 2018

SAVE the DATE - Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Program Description

This curriculum conveys messaging required by the FDA Blueprint for Prescriber Education for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics. Topics include:

  • Assessing patients for treatment
  • Initiating therapy, modifying dosing, and discontinuing
  • Use of ER/LA Opioid Analgesics
  • Counseling patients and caregivers about safe use
  • Is my patient opioid addicted? - Diagnosis and Management

This program meets Tennessee (and most surrounding states) prescribing requirements for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (EST)
Location: Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN  37752 and via webinar

Fees:  Free

CME: 2.0 hours of AOA Category 1-A and AMA PRA Category 1 credit anticipated


This interactive CME program is being offered either LIVE IN PERSON at the LMU-DCOM campus, Room 105 (click on "VENUE" tab for directions) or you may participate by LOGGING IN DIRECTLY FROM YOUR COMPUTER. After registering and completing the pre-test, you will be contacted in advance with directions on how to log in on the day of the program.

Light dinner will be provided for on-site attendees.

For information please contact Patricia Stubenberg 423-869-6819 or patricia.stubenberg@lmunet.edu 

RPC Commercial Support Disclosure Statement

This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see http://ce.er-la-opioidrems.com/IwgCEUI/rems/pdf/List_of_RPC_Companies.pdf for a listing of the member companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the US Food & Drug Administration.

Acknowledgement

This program is presented by the American Osteopathic Association, a member of the Collaborative on REMS Education (CO*RE), 13 interdisciplinary organizations working together to improve pain management and prevent adverse outcomes

The CO*RE REMS curriculum conveys messaging required by the FDA Blueprint for Prescriber Education for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics and is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesics REMS education requirements issued by the US Food & Drug Administration.

Target Audience

Health care providers involved in the management of pain.

Learning Objectives

By attending this REMS course, participants will:

  1. Accurately assess patients with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.
  2. Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.
  3. Know how to manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioids
  4. Initiate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks.
  5. Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.
  6. Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion, and overdose.
  7. Educate patients about safe storage and disposal of opioids.
  8. Demonstrate working knowledge and ability to access general and specific information about opioids, especially those used in your practice.
Course summary
Course opens: 
10/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/05/2018
Event starts: 
12/05/2018 - 5:30pm
Event ends: 
12/05/2018 - 7:30pm
Cost:
$0.00

Preliminary Agenda for Wednesday December 5, 2018   5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Why are we here?
  • Pain
  • Assessment
  • Management: Monitoring and Discontinuing
  • Special Populations
  • Know your Federal and State Laws
  • Counseling Patients and Caregivers
  • Drug Class Information
  • Wrap up/Q & A
Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Room DCOM 105 (First floor through visitor parking door)
Harrogate, TN 37752
United States

LMU campus map: click on https://www.lmunet.edu/public/uploads/LMU2017CampusMap.pdf  and then "About LMU"

Participants attending via webinar will receive log in information prior to the December 5 2018 program.

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/05/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection
  • One of the two latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari (Internet Explorer is no longer supported)
  • Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML5 capable browser for video or audio playback
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/print