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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study

    Credits

    2 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Monday, December 19, 2016

    Offline Date

    Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Nurse

    Cost

    $0.00

    • Overview

      Let's face it! Despite holding the reputation as the go to medications for acute pain in the ER and in surgical patients, the current opioid epidemic coupled with the many unfavorable side effects commonly associated with opioid use has left practitioners searching for better pain control with fewer opioids. The great news is that literature supports and hospitals nationwide are having positive outcomes utilizing non-opioid IV pain options alone or as part of a multimodal approach to acute pain control. Not only have these successes with acute pain management reduced narcotic burden in patients, but have also been shown to improve other important factors, such as readmissions and length of stay of ER and surgical patients. This application based activity will present pharmacists with the current and emerging trends in multimodal IV management options for acute pain and present case studies to reinforce and evaluate learning.

      Rating

         4.50  out of 5

      Handouts

      • Homestudy PDF :   homestudypdf_0798000016162H01.pdf

      Financial Support By

      Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
    • Pharmacist

      Compare and contrast the mechanism of action, efficacy, common adverse effects, and treatment considerations of the currently available non-opioid IV pain management options.
      Review the current and emerging trends in the use of IV acetaminophen and other non-opioid multimodal pain management options for acute pain.
      Describe the rationale for multimodal IV management (combination therapy) of acute pain to include reduced need for opioids.

      Nurse

      Describe the rationale for multimodal IV management (combination therapy) of acute pain to include reduced need for opioids.
      Review the current and emerging trends in the use of IV acetaminophen and other non-opioid multimodal pain management options for acute pain.
      Compare and contrast the mechanism of action, efficacy, common adverse effects, and treatment considerations of the currently available non-opioid IV pain management options.
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-582894

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-16-162-H01-P
      Nurse 0798-0000-16-162-H01-P

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


    HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
     
     


    SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Microsoft Edge
    Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
    Google Chrome
    Safari
    Firefox 3.0.3 or higher
    Adobe Acrobat Reader


    NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
     
     
     

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).