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SCOPE of Pain: Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education

(Education/Training/Seminars)

February 22, 2014
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Yates Conference Center, Columbia, SC
www.scopeofpain.com
2013-12-12
Odessa Ussery 876-1925 usseryo@musc.edu

Register using the website www.scopeofpain.com Presented by Boston University CME and Co-sponsored by MUSC Office of CME and USC Office of CME. Registration fee is $25. At the end of this workshop you should be able to:

1)Employ appropriate assessment, monitoring and documentation strategies to meet best practice standards and medico-legal requirements when treating patients with chronic opioid therapy (COT)
2)Apply a practical framework for decision-making on the initiation, dosage modification, and discontinuation of opioid analgesics in the treatment of chronic pain
3) Employ consistent practice tools to adequately assess risk in patients being considered for COT and to effectively manage COT
4) Confidently counsel patients and caregivers about the safe use of opioid medications and communicate about the need for close monitoring
5) Effectively communicate with patients whom you suspect may be misusing opioid analgesics
6) Demonstrate increased understanding of general- and product-specific information of ER/LA opioid analgesics.

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