As opioids have become a mainstream option for pain management, misuse and overdoses have skyrocketed. What can you do to minimize opioid misuse? Take this quick quiz to learn effective tactics for pharmacists to collaborate with their health care teams for safe and effective pain management.
At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss effective strategies for pharmacists to collaborate with members of the health care team to minimize opioid misuse while ensuring that patients with legitimate medical needs have access to opioids.
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers for this activity is 0202-0000-18-129-H04-P.
To claim 0.5 contact hours of CPE credit (0.1 CEU) for participating in this online learning activity, APhA Quick Quiz: Teaming Up for Safer Pain Management, participants will need to complete all 5 questions provided, answer the evaluation questions, then CLAIM credit. A valid pharmacist.com username and password is required to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for CPE transcript.
Initial release date: February 21, 2018
Expiration date: February 21, 2021 - NO CREDIT GRANTED AFTER THIS DATE
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Learning Level: 2
APhA Quick Quiz: Teaming Up for Safer Pain Management, is an online continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association.
KariLynn Dowling, PharmD, BCACP and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, please visit the APhA website at: www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures.
Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, PharmD, BCACP, Associate Director of Content Development at the American Pharmacists Association.
Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity. Please visit our website to view the System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.
|Activity Number||Credit Amount||Accreditation Period|
|ACPE# 0202-0000-18-129-H04-P||0.05 CEUs||February 21, 2018 - February 21, 2021|