This online CME course highlights the shift in guidelines and public concern regarding the use of opioids in medical practice. Medical providers, including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians and addiction experts, and pharmacists and others may benefit from this multidisciplinary review and update of opioid management.
Course highlights include:
- Up-to-date information regarding the appropriate indication for opioids in clinical practice
- The basics of opioids, evidence-based guidelines for opioids, medication monitoring, tapering and legal considerations
- Examination of a broad range of issues, including opioid addiction, difficult patient conversations and guidelines to standardize the practice of opioid prescribing
- Alternatives to opioid management, including implantable devices and procedures to manage pain
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