Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits

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In response to the continuing epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose, Walden University is collaborating with the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF) to bring NPs and RNs important and effective continuing education related to pain management and opioids. This webinar includes practical clinical content as well as illustrative case studies to challenge your critical thinking.

Earn 2.5 ANCC and Pharmacology contact hours* when you watch the webinar and complete the evaluation by May 20, 2020.

 

In this engaging 2.5-hour program, attendees will learn about:

  • Pathophysiology of pain and fundamental concepts of pain management.
  • Guidelines for patient selection and assessment of risks associated with opioid use for management of acute and chronic pain.
  • Initiation and modification of opioid therapy, ongoing monitoring, and patient and caregiver education.
  • Diagnosis and management of opioid use disorder.

  • Register now to watch the Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits webinar on-demand.


    *This program meets many states’ NP requirements for opioid education and is fully compliant with the Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the FDA in response to the national healthcare crisis of opioid misuse and abuse. Curriculum developed by the Collaborative for Relevant Education (CO*RE), http://core-rems.org/contact/.  This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies (RPC). Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. The presenters and planners of these sessions disclose no financial interests nor receive any in-kind materials or funding that could influence the planning or presentation of this material. To obtain 2.5 contact hours, attend the webinar presentation, click on the link at the end of the webinar; complete the evaluation by May 20, 2020; and download or print your certificate. The information presented in this program is solely for educational purposes and should not be construed as specific instructions for the diagnosis or treatment of patients. Utilization of any information derived from this program in patient care remains strictly the professional responsibility of the healthcare provider. Participants needing accommodations to attend this webinar please contact [email protected]

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