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|
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete the Exhibitor Agreement Form and submit to Kris Jones.
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.
Upon conclusion of this course, the following objectives should be met:
- 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.
Attendance at this Mayo Clinic Course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.
The course hotel room block at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage hotel has been filled. The special course rate is no longer available as of September 6, 2019. You may still book a room by calling 1-800-542-8680 to make a reservation. Please note that due to busy seasonal needs, the resort hotel rooms are almost fully committed.
Additional guest rooms have been reserved for course attendees and their guests with a special course rate of $119 for a standard room at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa. In order to receive the special rate (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. This course rate is offered for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 through Saturday, November 9, 2019 only; additional nightly stays outside of these dates will not offer the course rate.
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 1-760-568-2727 to make your reservation.
The following is available upgrade pricing options. Any additional upgrades requested will be based on availability:
- Plaza View Room = $219
- Lakeview / Poolside Room = $239
- Executive Suite = $399
- Grand Suite = $599
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.
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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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