Continuing Medical Education and
Pharmacy Continuing Education Seminars

 

PAIN MANAGEMENT AND BEYOND

October 2017
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Topics:

Appropriate Prescribing of Opioids, Howard Hoffberg, MD, pain management specialist; objectives:

  • Provide concise review of opioid therapies
  • Promote awareness of and critically review CDC guidelines for chronic pain management
  • Discuss the 10 universal precautions for pain management
  • Discuss recommendations regarding tapering opioids
  • Improve decision making ability regarding safe opioid prescribing
  • Provide risk stratification techniques to promote quality care to patients on chronic opioid therapy
  • Understand the role of patient education and informed consent in opioid therapy
  • Successfully implement patient education and informed consent principles into current practice for patient on opioid therapy

Management of Opioid Use Disorders, Christopher Welsh, MD, addiction medicine, UMSOM; objectives:

  • Define addiction, dependence, pseudoaddiction and substance use disorder
  • Compare and contrast medications used in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) programs 
  • Discuss the role of urine drug testing for MAT
  • Develop a substance use disorder treatment plan

Regulatory Updates for the State of Maryland, Lisa Burgess, MD, CMO,Maryland Department of Health; objectives:

  • Learn about Maryland’s Opioid Legislation
  • Learn about Maryland Opioid DUR policies and Preliminary Outcomes 
  • Learn about Maryland Medicaid’s SUD Initiatives and Outcomes  

UPDATES IN PAIN MANAGEMENT: A FOCUS ON EFFECTIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT AND NEW SAFETY CONCERNS

October 2016
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