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Advance Practice Providers Grand Rounds - Safe Opiate Prescribing

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

This course is designed for UPMC Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and students enrolled in area NP/PA programs.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the new guidelines for safe opiate prescribing.
  • Apply best practices including accurate dosing and conversion techniques, as well as appropriate discontinuation strategies.
  • Demonstrate accurate knowledge about how to monitor patients for improvement in pain and function while assessing for adverse effects.

Authors:
Tammy Flemming, MSN, ACNP-BC — APP Supervisor - Chronic Pain Division, UPP - Anesthesia
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.