Webinar Details

    Event Type

    Live Online


    Monday, June 27, 2022


    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET


    PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)


    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Target Audience




    • Overview

      This session is part of the Opioid Module, which explores the safe and effective utilization of prescription opioids within diverse pain management treatment plans during the opioid crisis. This session seeks to explore general considerations regarding safe and effective prescription opioid utilization in pain management, including aspects such as renal dosing, hepatic dosing, gradual opioid tapering, opioid rotation, and the calculation of morphine milligram equivalent (MME) daily dosages. This session also reviews the various manners of classifying prescription opioids based on structural class, mechanism of action, origin, and polarity, and controlled substance class.


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    • Pharmacist

      Differentiate opioid medications by structural class, mechanism of action, origin, polarity, and controlled substance class
      Recall the metabolism of common prescription opioid medications, and renal/hepatic dosage considerations
      Calculate morphine milligram equivalents (MMEs) based on the 2016 CDC Chronic Pain Opioid Guidelines
      Recognize appropriate gradual opioid dosage tapering plans and opioid rotation plans
    • Repeat Presentation

      This presentation was last given on 6/27/2022 10:30 AM

      Future Airings

      Date Time
      Monday, October 31, 2022 10:30 AM View

    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-22-024-L08-P

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