Advanced Practice Provider Podcasts

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Many healthcare professionals have experienced aberrant behaviors from patients when prescribing controlled substances. The formulation of a differential diagnosis of the behaviors and having a consistent plan of action is key. This presentation will draw upon real cases to highlight approaches that...

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Burnout, a phenomenon closely linked with depression and characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and reduced self-efficacy, has increased at a disproportionate rate in physicians compared to the general US working population. While interventions have been developed to address...

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There are many reasons why healthcare providers choose not to manage pain, or unknowingly undertreat pain, including fear of addiction or overdose, litigation, and difficult personality types. Mostly practitioners undertreat because of a lack of knowledge, understanding, and confidence to manage...

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Increasingly widespread acceptance of the biopsychosocial model in chronic pain management, along with the relatively modest performance of monotherapies in clinical trials, has led to increased research into the effectiveness of multidisciplinary care. The greatest challenges to practicing...

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Millions of patients each year suffer from acute pain as a result of trauma, illness, or surgery. Pain is the most common reason for admission to the emergency department (ED), comprising more than 40% of the over 100 million ED visits annually. The prevalence of intense acute pain is similarly high...

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Chart documentation is important in any practice, but even more so when working with chronic pain patients. The treatment of chronic pain management comes with increased potential for litigation. There are important steps that prescribers must take with their documentation to lessen that risk. As a...

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Opioid emergencies have risen with the increase in prescribing of opioids. It is imperative that prescribers of opioids know when to coprescribe naloxone therapy to their patients. It goes beyond the patient suspected of misuse and abuse. This presentation will focus on the patients you might not...

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Although opioids remain an important tool in aiding the management of pain in the United States, the balance between the potential benefits and harms must be considered. Some specific harms are manifested in the abuse of opioids for nonmedical purposes. The primary access to prescribable opioids for...

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