Jul 27, 2020

Putting the FUN in Dysfunctional

Pain Management Options in Renal and Hepatic Dysfunction

It’s your worst clinical nightmare: providing dosing recommendations for opioid and/or nonopioid pain medication treatment for a patient with renal or hepatic impairment.

Even scarier, a patient with end-stage renal or hepatic disease! Put your panic aside and learn about the INs and OUT of managing opioid and/or nonopioid pain medications, and why some medications might need adjustment and others may not.

From metabolism and metabolites to creatinine clearance and Child-Pugh score, you will leave this course feeling more confident in your ability to provide pain pharmacotherapy to patients with renal or hepatic impairment.