Hospice & Palliative Care
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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
OPIOID THERAPY IN THE SERIOUSLY ILL: OPTIMIZING ANALGESIC OUTCOMES AND MINIMIZING RISK
Chief Medical Officer, MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Executive Director, MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
Professor of Neurology and Family and Social Medicine,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Purpose: The goal of this webinar is to update participants on best practices in opioid therapy for pain in those with serious illness, with a focus on managing the risk of substance abuse.
- Select an appropriate opioid drug for the management of chronic pain
- Appropriately use ‘rescue dosing’ for breakthrough pain
- Employ opioid dose titration to identify a favorable balance between analgesia and side effects
- Identify the patterns of drug-related behaviors that may be used to categorize drug abuse, addiction, and other outcomes
- Describe the process of risk assessment in the seriously ill
- Discuss management techniques for patients with active or potential abuse behaviors
Target Audience: primary care providers, nurse practitioners, palliative care specialists, pain specialists, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice, social workers, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, and medical students
Criteria for Successful Completion:
- Attendance at entire session
- Submission of completed evaluation form
- Successful completion of a posttest (70% for physicians, non-physicians, and nurses; 80% for social workers)
Continuing Education Credits: 1.0
Release Date: April 29, 2019
Expiration Date: April 18, 2022 (for physicians and non-physicians); March 15, 2021 (for nurses); January 31, 2022 (for NYS Social Workers)
Continuing Education Accreditation:
Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care. MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical Society of the State of New York designated this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Social Workers: MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0242.
Individual: Free (includes CME/CE certificate)
Russell K. Portenoy, MD, Faculty and Planner, has indicated a relationship with Tabula Rasa for research support.
No other Planning Committee Member has any disclosures.
Planning Committee Members
Lara Dhingra, PhD
Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, APRN-BC, ACHPN-BC, C.T.
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Helena Knotkova, PhD
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Karen Richards, PhD, EdS
Wini Schein, BA
Location: Online at https://www.mjhspalliativeinstitute.org/e-learning/
The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is pleased to offer our free and fee-based interdisciplinary webinar series, live and on demand, delivered by frontline experts, typically offering 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for Continuing Medical Education (CME), Nursing continuing education (CE), and Social Work CE credits.
Our NEW 5-module interactive e-learning course on Palliative Care Program Development offers up to 6.5 CE credits.