Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and Best Practice 2018

Kohler, WI US
October 25, 2018 to October 27, 2018

Course Directors: Jason S. Eldrige, M.D.Susan M. Moeschler, M.D., Thomas P. Pittelkow, D.O., M.P.H. 

The Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and Best Practice 2018 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.

Medical providers including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians, addiction experts, pharmacists and others may benefit from this multidisciplinary review and update of opioid management.

This course includes lectures by experts in the field of pain medicine and opioid management, panel discussions, and question-and-answer sessions.

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, NP, PA, 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: 
10/25/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/27/2018 - 1:00pm
The American Club - Destination Kohler
444 Highland Drive
Kohler, WI 53044
United States

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates ($229/night plus taxes) at the The American Club. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of September 24, 2018 whichever comes first. After September 24, 2018, reservations will be taken based on space and rate availability. Each attendee is allowed one guest room at the special course room rate. 

Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Opioid Course when making your reservation Call 1-855-700-7792 to reserve your room. 

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. Mayo Clinic School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/25/2018
Course expires: 
10/27/2019
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Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cme@mayo.edu. When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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