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Not Your Mama's Opioid Conversion Calculations!

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Offline Date:

Sunday, May 30, 2021

ACPE Expiration Date

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    Most practitioners lack the critical skill of performing safe and accurate opioid conversion calculations. This presentation will teach practitioners how to switch from one opioid formulation to a different formation, and between opioids.



    Handouts

    Slide Document:   18216H04_2pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   18216H04_6pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Recognize the rationale for rotating patients from one opioid to another when treating chronic pain
    Identify recent research on retrospective opioid conversions and it??s impact on use of an equianalgesic opioid resource
    Given a simulated patient, calculate a new opioid regimen using the same opioid but with a different dosage formulation or route of administration
    Given a simulated patient, calculate a new opioid regimen that reflects switching between opioids, dosage formulations and/or routes of administration.


    Pharmacist

    Recognize the rationale for rotating patients from one opioid to another when treating chronic pain
    Identify recent research on retrospective opioid conversions and it??s impact on use of an equianalgesic opioid resource
    Given a simulated patient, calculate a new opioid regimen using the same opioid but with a different dosage formulation or route of administration
    Given a simulated patient, calculate a new opioid regimen that reflects switching between opioids, dosage formulations and/or routes of administration.

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-18-216-H04-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-216-H04-P

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

    PharmCon, Inc. 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


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

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