PittPharmacy CE Module: Substance Use Disorder and Pain Management Update 2021_Online

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.

Target Audience

This training is designed to educate nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, and social workers about recent updates on substance use disorder and pain management.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the following educational presentations, the participant will be able to:

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: 
    06/04/2021
    Course expires: 
    06/04/2024

    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

    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

    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

    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

     

    Self Study
    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


    No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

    Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

     

    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.

    JA4008223-9999-21-084-H08-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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