Pain Management and Addiction Maintenance

Acute and Chronic Pain Management 1.33 CEs/1.33 Pharmacology CEs

Cost: $25.00
Registration: Ongoing

Join Mary Bickley, MSN, APRN, NP-C and Robin Vachon-Kraut, APRN-CNP, ACHPN, palliative care advance practice nurses at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center as they teach about both opioid and nonopioid treatment of acute and chronic pain management.

Objectives:

  • Describe the difference between acute and chronic pain
  • List three factors to consider in dosing opioids
  • Discuss three ways to manage pain that do not include opioid therapies

Request more information  Register now


Opioid Therapeutics, Ethical Considerations and Risk Management 2.95 CEs/2.95 Pharmacology CEs

Cost: $70.00
Registration: Ongoing

This course provides a comprehensive, in-depth, evidence-based approach to prescribing opioids. Mary Alice Momeyer details the ethical considerations, risk management and therapeutics of prescribing opioids.

Objectives:

  • Describe the mechanism of action and pharmacokinetics of opioids
  • Describe the adverse effects of opioids and related management strategies
  • Compare and contrast the differences between opioids and their pharmacologic profiles that will factor into prescriber’s choice of treatment
  • Discuss concepts relative to dosing i.e. tolerance, equianalgesia, cross tolerance Identify prescribing considerations, challenges and responsibilities in the use of Schedule II Drugs
  • Discuss tools for assessing risk of opioid abuse
  • Identify components of patient-provider agreements
  • Describe methods of monitoring patients for adherence of safety requirements per patient provider agreements

Request more information  Register now