Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations & Best Practice 2019
Course Directors: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D., and Nafisseh S. Warner, M.D.
The Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations & Best Practice 2019 aims to highlight the shift in guidelines and public concern regarding the use of opioids in medical practice and provides the most up-to-date information regarding the appropriate indication for opioids in clinical practice. Topics cover the basics of opioids, evidence-based guidelines for opioids, medication monitoring, tapering and legal considerations. In addition, the course covers a broad range of issues, including opioid addiction and difficult patient conversations and guidelines to standardize the practice of opioid prescribing.
- Learn the most up-to-date information regarding the appropriate indication for opioids in clinical practice.
- Discuss the basics of opioids, evidence-based guidelines for opioids, medication monitoring, tapering and legal considerations.
- Address opioid addiction, difficult patient conversations and guidelines to standardize the practice of opioid prescribing.
|M.D., DO, Ph.D.||$650|
|Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree||$600|
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- All accepted poster presenters are required to register to attend the Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference.
- Please read this Call for Abstract document prior to submitting an abstract.
- In addition to completing the below Submission Form, you will need to attach two additional PDF files:
- Disclosure Form for each author
- Completed Abstract Poster
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This topic is important and has become a more visible public health issue. All fields within medicine that provide direct patient care are impacted, including both the inpatient medical, surgical and outpatient settings. All providers who prescribe (MD, DO, NPs, PAs, CNS) or administer (nurses, pharmacists, etc.) opioids to patients would benefit from attending this course. This course is particularly relevant for primary care providers that maintain and monitor patients on chronic opioid therapy.
- Review opioid practice updates and discuss how to implement best practices for prescribing and proper opioid disposal
- Formulate a plan to appropriately monitor and/or taper patients chronically using opioids
- Discuss how to manage acute pain in patients on buprenorphine and methadone
- Learn to identify and treat patients suffering from pain and pain-associated depression/anxiety
- Discuss non-opioid adjuvants and interventional pain therapies to put “more tools in your toolbox.”
Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage. In order to receive the special rate of $325 (plus applicable taxes and fees) for a standard room, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of Wednesday, October 16, 2019 whichever comes first. After October 16, 2019, reservations will be taken based on space and rate availability.
Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations & Best Practice 2019 course when making your reservation. Please call 1-800-542-8680 to make your reservation.
Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development is not responsible for expenses incurred by the individual, such as airline, hotel fees, or penalties. These are the responsibility of the registrant.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.00 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Live activity, Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations & Best Practice 2019, with a beginning date of 11/07/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15.00 ACPE Knowledge-based contact hours. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.
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- 14.25 AAFP Prescribed
- 15.00 ACPE
- 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 15.00 ANCC
- 15.00 Attendance
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