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Opioid Pain Management/Pharmacology
Presenter: Lindsey Dayer, PharmD, BCACP
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on
Opioid Pain Management/Pharmacology.  

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about 
Opioid Pain Management/Pharmacology and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
7/17/2018 -7/17/2021

  1. Identify barriers to effective pain management
  2. Define updates in chronic pain management 
  3. Explain nonopioid options for chronic pain management
  1. Webster, LR. Methadone-related Deaths. Journal of Opioid Management(1:4), Sept./Oct. 2005, 211-17.
  2. Nahin RL. Estimates of pain prevalence and severity in adults: United States, 2012. The Journal of Pain. 2015;16(8): 769-780.
  3. Glowacki D. Effective pain management and improvements in patients’ outcomes and satisfaction. Critical Care Nurse. 2015;35(3): 33-42.
  4. Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R. CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain-United States 2016. JAMA. 2016;315(15): 1624-1645. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1464
  5. McCaffery M. Nursing Practice Theories Related to Cognition, Bodily Pain, and Man-environment interactions. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Students’ Store; 1968.https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/PST045215/00. Accessed May 13, 2016.
  6. Chou R, Deyo R, Devine B, et al. The effectiveness and risks of long-term opioid treatment of chronic pain [Evidence Report/Technology Assessment N. 218]. Agency for Healthcare and Quality. http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ehc/products/557/1971/chronic-pain-opioid-treatment-report-141007.pdf. Accessed May 13, 2016. 
  7. Guideline for the use of chronic opioid therapy in chronic noncancer pain: evidence review. American Pain Society and American Academy of Pain Medicine. http://americanpainsociety.org/uploads/education/guidelines/chronic-opioid-therapy-cncp.pdf. Accessed May 13, 2016 http://www.fda.gov/drugs/drugsafety/informationbydrugclass/ucm395456.htm
  8. Chronic pain: symptoms, diagnosis, & treatment. NIH Medline Plus. 2011;6(1): 5-6. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/spring11/articles/spring11pg5-6.html. Accessed May 17, 2016 http://www.arkansaspmp.com/
  9. Opioids and the treatment of chronic pain: Controversies, current status, and future directions. Rosenblum A, et al. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. Oct 2008; 6(5): 405-16. Accessed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2711509
  10. FDA. Extended-release (ER) and long-acting (LA) opioid analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS). www.fda.gov/downloads/drugs/drugsafety/postmarketdrugsafetyinformationforpatientsandproviders/ucm311290.pdf. Accessed 3/21/2018 

Biographical Info

Lindsey Dayer, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor, Director of Experiential Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Arkansas, 2001-2005
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2005-2009
Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2009-2010

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Kim Miller  
Susan Smith Dodson

Lindsey Dayer, PharmD, BCACP

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES

Instructions to obtain credit:

1.       Launch the activity 
2.       View the entire activity online 
3.       Complete the post-test 
           (must pass the post-test with a score of 65% to receive credit)
           You may retake the post-test if you do not receive a passing score.
4.       Complete Evaluation 
Print certificate or transcript (Available in the “My Profile” tab).

Direct Provider Statement
In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 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.

Designation Statement 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Science Office of Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Arkansas for Medical sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 ANCC contact hours. Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.

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