Opioid Use Disorder and Management of Chronic Pain

Update on the latest strategies  for the  management of pain with those having OUD. Opioid addiction is a primary, chronic, neurobiological disease, with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. It is characterized by behaviors that include one or more of the following: impaired control over drug use, compulsive use, continued use despite harm, and craving.

Target Audience

all pharmacists

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the attendee will be able to:

List  treatment options for chronic pain

Define dependence, tolerance, addiction, and withdrawal

Describe the pathophysiology of addiction

Identify treatment options for patients with opioid use disorder (OUD)

List  appropriate treatment plans for patients with OUD and chronic pain

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE
    The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
03/06/2021
Course expires: 
02/28/2023
Cost:
$10.00
Rating: 
0

 Natalie Greco, PharmD 

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident, The Brooklyn Hospital Center

 

 

No conflicts of interest exist with this presenter.

ACPE UAN  0042-0000-21-017-H04-P

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE
    The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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