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Interprofessional Webinar Series:
Opioid Therapy in the Medically Ill: Side Effect Management

Funding Disclosure: No commercial funding has been accepted for the activity.

Date and Time: April 24, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET (Live)

Location: Online at http://www.mjhspalliativeinstitute.org/e-learning/

Speaker
Speaker Name and Title:
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
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 purpose of this webinar is to describe the array of potential opioid side effects and toxicities in terms of their prevalence, mechanisms, and presentations, and discuss clinical strategies for prevention and management of each. 

Objectives:

  1. Recognize the potential for overt and occult opioid-related toxicities
  2. Explain the evidence underlying the putative mechanisms of each side effect
  3. Apply best practices in assessing and managing opioid side effects

Target Audience: palliative care specialists, pain specialists, primary care providers, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice, pharmacists, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, and medical students.

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  1. Attendance at entire session (mandatory for nurses)
  2. Submission of completed evaluation form (mandatory to receive CE/CME credit for MDs, nurses)

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0

Continuing Education Accreditation:

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of MSSNY and the MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care. MSSNY is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. 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.

 

Fees:
Individual:  $25 (includes CME/CE certificate)
Group:  $95 (includes unlimited CME/CE certificates)

System Requirements for Computers and Mobile Devices:
https://support.logmeininc.com/gotowebinar/system-check-attendee

Disclosures
Russell K. Portenoy, MD, Faculty and Planner, has indicated a relationship with Tabula Rasa for research support. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified. 

No other Planning Committee Member has any disclosures.

Planning Committee Members
Lara Dhingra, PhD
Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhDc, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Helena Knotkova, PhD
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Karen Richards, PhD, EdS
Wini Schein, BA