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Safety Update - Opiates and Benzodiazepines: Ensuring Patient Safety

Event Type

Live Online

Date

Monday, February 20, 2017

Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET

Location

PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$30.00

  • Overview

    New warnings, including black box warnings, have been issued by the FDA and guidelines from the CDC regarding opiates.  All pharmacists and technicians should be updated and aware of these new warnings to increase patient safety 

    Rating


    Handouts

    Slide Document:   Benzo Opioid Supplemental Handout.pdf


    Slide Document:   16152L01_4pp.pdf


    Slide Document:   16152L01_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Review the recent warnings from the FDA and CDC
    Evaluate the risks of combining benzodiazepines and opioids
    Identify risks when dispensing opioids with benzodiazepines and what other alternatives may exist


    Pharmacist

    Review the recent warnings from the FDA and CDC
    Evaluate the risks of combining benzodiazepines and opioids
    Identify risks when dispensing opioids with benzodiazepines and what other alternatives may exist


    Pharmacy Technician

    Review the recent warnings from the FDA and CDC
    Describe the risks of combining benzodiazepines with opioids
    Identify risks of dispensing opioids with benzodiazepines and when to alert the pharmacist

  • Repeat Presentation

    This presentation was last given on Saturday, January 28, 2017

    Future Airings

    DateTime 
    Monday, December 4, 201710:30 AMView

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-16-152-L01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-16-152-L01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-16-152-L01-T

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Speakers or headphones
 


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NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
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4G cellular connection
 
 

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