Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations & Best Practice 2019

Rancho Mirage, CA US
November 7, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Course Directors: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D.Susan M. Moeschler, M.D., Nafisseh S. Warner, M.D.

The Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and 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.

Course Highlights

  • 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.

Target Audience

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 in-patient medical, surgical and out-patient 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. 

Course summary
Event starts: 
11/07/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/09/2019 - 5:00pm
The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage
68900 Frank Sinatra Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
United States

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Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/07/2019
Course expires: 
11/09/2020
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