My Patient's Not an Addict: Why Should I Worry About Opioid Overdose?

Sponsored by kaleo, Inc.

This activity is not certified for credit.

Date
Wednesday, September 5

Start Time
12:30p

End Time
1:30p

Room
Castellana Ballroom
Level 3

Program Description

As opioid overdose deaths have continued to increase annually, it's time to look to our patients with chronic pain who need opioid therapy to be able to do their normal activities of daily living. There are many facets to responsible opioid prescribing. During this program, the faculty will provide guidance on how to identify patients at risk of an opioid overdose. In addition, the faculty will offer their best practices for educating patients and care partners and creating an opioid overdose plan.

Learning Objectives

After attending this program, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify patients at risk for an opioid overdose.
  • Initiate the conversation with patients and care partners around opioid overdose.
  • Implement a strategy to create an opioid overdose plan that includes education.

Faculty
Michael J. Brennan, MD
Michael E. Schatman, PhD
Rasheed Singleton, MD

Registration Website
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/kaleoPDM2018

Contact Name
Stephanie Lee

Contact Phone
(978) 886-0064

Contact email
slee@pharmacomgroup.com

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