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Pain and Addiction: A Balancing Act

Pain and Addiction: A Balancing Act

Pain and Addiction: A Balancing Act

Ms Katherine Sowa, Pharm D, TTS
Ms Katherine Sowa, Pharm D, TTS
on behalf of Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

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Launch date: 22 Jun 2018
Expiry Date: 25 Oct 2020

Last updated: 26 Jun 2018

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Description

This presentation is designed to provide background information on different pain and addiction terminology as well as provide guidance to evidence-based approaches of pain therapy management in patients with a history of addiction. 
“Pain and Addiction: A Balancing Act” is a PHARMACIST continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activity. This knowledge activity is the home-study recording of a program originally presented by live webinar on October 25, 2017 for health-system pharmacists.
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Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, the pharmacist will be able to:
1. Identify structure, process, and outcome measurements for best practice assessment of pain management in patients with a history of addiction to pain medication
2. Explain the societal impact of addiction to pain medication
3. Outline the differences between tolerance, dependence, and addiction
4. Define opiates, opioids, and narcotics
5. Outline treatment options for pain management
6. Describe how to identify patients at high risk for opioid addiction development
7. Identify strategies to assess patients’ risk factors for addiction development and how to subsequently treat their pain
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Participants must view the entire presentation, successfully complete the learning assessment in Rx Learning Center with a minimum score of 80%, and complete the course evaluation prior to claiming credit and receiving 1 contact hour or 0.1 CEU of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit. To claim CPE credit, participants must have their NABP e-profile ID, birth month, and birth day. Continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit will be reported directly to CPE Monitor.
SPECIAL NOTE: Learners have only 60 days from the date of completion to claim CPE credit.

Accreditation for Pharmacists
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This activity provides 1 contact hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit for pharmacists (0085-0000-17-036-H01-P).
The topic designator for this activity is 01 and qualifies for Disease State Management/Drug Therapy CPE. The initial release date was 10/25/2017 and the planned expiration date is 10/25/2020.
No organization other than CPS has provided financial support for any component of this continuing pharmacy education activity.
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education's Guidelines for Standards for Commercial Support, CPS requires that all individuals involved in the development and delivery of program activity content disclose their relevant financial relationships. A person has a relevant financial relationship if the individual or his or her spouse/partner has a financial relationship (e.g., employee, consultant, research grant recipient, speakers bureau, or stockholder) in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services may be discussed in the educational activity content over which the individual has control. The existence of these relationships is provided for the information of participants and should not be assumed to have an adverse impact on presentations.
All faculty, reviewers and planners for CPS education activities are qualified and selected by CPS and required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. CPS identifies and resolves conflicts of interest prior to an individual's participation in development of content for an educational activity.

The faculty, reviewers and planners for this program declared in writing to the ACPE Program Administrator that they had no conflicts of interest or relationships pertinent to this activity.

CPS staff has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Objectives

Learning Objective One
Identify structure, process, and outcome measurements for best practice assessment of pain management in patients with a history of addiction to pain medication
Learning Objective Two
Explain the societal impact of addiction to pain medication
Learning Objective Three
Outline the differences between tolerance, dependence, and addiction
Learning Objective Four
Define opiates, opioids, and narcotics
Learning Objective Five
Outline treatment options for pain management
Learning Objective Six
Describe how to identify patients at high risk for opioid addiction development
Learning Objective Seven
Identify strategies to assess patients’ risk factors for addiction development and how to subsequently treat their pain
Ms Katherine Sowa, Pharm D, TTS

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Ms Katherine Sowa, Pharm D, TTS
on behalf of Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

At the time of this presentation, Katherine was a Resident Pharmacist for Comprehensive Pharmacy Services.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • 1.00 Hours

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