Substance Use Disorder and Pain Management Update 2021

June 1, 2021

The goal of this continuing education program is to educate attendees about identifying symptoms of substance use disorder (SUD), resources available, and strategies for pain managements in patients with SUD.

Program Schedule:

6:00 pm - Introduction - Susan J. Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP, Director of Experiential Learning and Continuing Professional Development; Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

6:00pm – 7:00pm - Substance Use Disorder: Your role as the Clinical Pharmacist and Overcoming Barriers to Treatment

Joan Mapel, PharmD, Transplant/Medicine Service Line Lead Pharmacist, UPMC Presbyterian

Kimberly Baker, MSN, RN, CARN, Behavioral Health Programmatic Nurse Specialist, UPMC Presbyterian

7:00pm – 8:00pm - Pain Management Strategies for Patients with Substance Use Disorder

Maria Lowry, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Palliative Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute

8:00pm Adjourn

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Pharmacist

Physician

Physician Assistant

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

Substance Use Disorder: Your role as the Clinical Pharmacist and Overcoming Barriers to Treatment

Differentiate between dependence and addiction and recognize the initial symptoms of SUD

Promote early identification of, and access to, hospital resources for patients with SUD.

Validate the importance of strong community alliances and emphasis on wellness for patients with SUD.

Pain Management Strategies for Patients with Substance Use Disorder

Describe three common misconceptions about pain management for patients with underlying substance use disorder

Discuss three strategies for effective pain management for patients with substance use disorder

Illustrate how to overcome the misconceptions about pain management for patients with SUD and strategies to overcome these barriers for learners

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 2.00 ACPE Pharmacy
      The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
    • 2.00 Attendance
    Course opens: 
    05/03/2021
    Course expires: 
    07/01/2021
    Event starts: 
    06/01/2021 - 4:00pm
    Event ends: 
    06/01/2021 - 8:30pm

    The goal of this continuing education program is to educate attendees about identifying symptoms of substance use disorder (SUD), resources available, and strategies for pain managements in patients with SUD.

    Program Schedule:

    6:00 pm - Introduction - Susan J. Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP, Director of Experiential Learning and Continuing Professional Development; Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

    6:00pm – 7:00pm - Substance Use Disorder: Your role as the Clinical Pharmacist and Overcoming Barriers to Treatment

    Joan Mapel, PharmD, Transplant/Medicine Service Line Lead Pharmacist, UPMC Presbyterian

    Kimberly Baker, MSN, RN, CARN, Behavioral Health Programmatic Nurse Specialist, UPMC Presbyterian

    7:00pm – 8:00pm - Pain Management Strategies for Patients with Substance Use Disorder

    Maria Lowry, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Palliative Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute

    8:00pm Adjourn

    Zoom Meeting
    Pittsburgh, PA
    United States

    Susan J. Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP, Director of Experiential Learning and Continuing Professional Development; Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

    Joan Mapel, PharmD, Transplant/Medicine Service Line Lead Pharmacist, UPMC Presbyterian

    Kimberly Baker, MSN, RN, CARN, Behavioral Health Programmatic Nurse Specialist, UPMC Presbyterian

    Maria Lowry, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Palliative Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute

    In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Pharmacy (ACPE)
    This knowledge-based activity provides 2.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

    JA4008223-9999-21-083-L08-P - Topic designator code = 08 (pain management)

    Other Healthcare Professionals
    Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

     

    Available Credit

    • 2.00 ACPE Pharmacy
      The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
    • 2.00 Attendance
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