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ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care

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ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care

Saturday, September 12th 2015

8:30 am11:30 am

(Registration and light breakfast:  7:45 am)

 

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
Hylton Education Center
Conference Rooms ABEF 
2300 Opitz Boulevard
Woodbridge, VA 22191

 

About this Conference: The Medical Society of Virginia Foundation, in partnership with Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, through a grant from the Physicians Institute for Excellence in Medicine, is pleased to present ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care. The goal of this activity is to provide education on appropriate prescribing and safe use of extended-release and long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesics, as specified in the FDA's Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) in various locations throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. This live conference will offer three hours of continuing education credit.
Keynote Speaker(s):

Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, CGP, FASCP

Mary McMasters, M.D., FASAM

Agenda:

Click here to view the agenda.

Presentations:

Click here to view presentations (as they become available).

Target Audience:

Internal Medicine Physicians, Family Medicine Physicians, OB/GYN Physicians, Surgeons, Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, Emergency medicine Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Dentists, Pharmacists


Overall Conference Objectives:

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe appropriate patient assessment for treatment with ER/LA opioid analgesics
  • Evaluate risks, potential benefits, and possible misuse of these medications
  • Apply prescribing best practices for ER/LA opioid analgesics, including initiation of therapy, dosing, conversion, and discontinuation
  • Demonstrate accurate knowledge about how to manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioid analgesics, including application of evidence-based tools and assessment of adverse effects
  • Employ methods to counsel patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics, including proper storage and disposal
  • Review general and product-specific drug information concerning ER/LA opioid analgesics, including identification of adverse effects
 Address:

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center

Hylton Education Center

Conference Rooms ABEF

2300 Opitz Boulevard

Woodbridge, VA 22191

 Fees: There are no fees for this activity. However, advance registration is required.
Registration: Registration is closed online, but will be accepted at the door.
Activity Director: Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, CGP, FASCP
Accreditation:  
ACCME logo ACCME Accreditation:  The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0  AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
VDA logo

The Virginia Dental Association designates this activity for 3.0 continuing education credits.

ADA CERP logo  This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between The Virginia Dental Association and East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine.

 

 

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