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 Export to Your Calendar 10/19/2018
When: Friday, October 19, 2018
2:00 PM
Where: Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
874 American Pacific Dr
Henderson, Nevada  89014
United States
Contact: Janet Weigel

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By attending this REMS course, you will:

  • Accurately assess patients with pain for consideration of an opioid trial
  • Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function. Know how to manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioids
  • Initiate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks
  • Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate
  • Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion, and overdose
  • Educate patients about safe storage and disposal of opioids
  • Demonstrate working knowledge and ability to access general and specific information about opioids, especially those used in your practice

Presented by the American Osteopathic Association in partnership with the Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE), supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesics REMS Program Companies (RPC).

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