Opioids and Acute Pain: When and How – 1 Patient
0.5 hr out of up to 8.5 CME/CE
Goal: Clinicians who manage acute pain will follow the latest guidelines when prescribing opioids for severe acute pain in terms of indications and contraindications, dosage, quantity, and patient education.
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After completing this activity participants will be able to:
- Assess the appropriateness of prescribing opioids for acute pain in a new patient
- Follow current guidelines when prescribing opioids for acute pain
- Provide targeted patient education regarding opioids for patients being treated for acute pain