Managing Pain in Patients and Survivors: Challenges within the U.S. Opioid Crisis
Opioid abuse is an increasing concern in the US; drug poisoning remains the leading cause of injury-related death, with the number of opioid overdose deaths increasing in recent years. However, in the context of this crisis, patient access to much-needed pain medication must be protected.
Category
  • Pain
  • Survivorship
Format
  • Recorded Webcast
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • Participation
NCCN Oncology Case Manager and Medical Director Program: Managing Cancer Pain in the U.S. Opioid Crisis
To ensure safe access to opioid pain medications for patients with cancer, all members of the healthcare team need to understand the benefits of opioids, how to navigate the federal and state programs regulating opioid use, and how to develop strategies to prevent opioid misuse.
Category
  • Pain
Format
  • Live Webinar
Credits
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE contact hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC contact hours
  • CCM clock hours
  • Participation
Event date December 10, 2019