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• Patient Harm with Opioids: Can We Truly Reduce the Risk?


In this activity, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ali-Reza Shah-Mohammadi, PharmD, MS, FISMP, describes common preventable adverse events and their causes with opioid therapy; identifies effective strategies to improve the safety of prescribing, dispensing, and administering opioids; and discuses the select the use of appropriate drug-specific metrics for opioids.
 
The lecture was originally recorded at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy's annual Hospital Pharmacy Practice Seminar, held on June 3-4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. 
 
Target Audience:
This course is designed for pharmacists. 
 
Program Design:
This course is presented in a lecture format, available via MP4 files, and is accompanied by PDFs of the presenter's PowerPoint slides.  A post-test and program evaluation will be completed after reviewing the  presentation.  The post-test and evaluation must be completed BEFORE June 2018.
 
Note:  The video and PDF documents were developed to work on most computers, tablet, and smartphones. 
 

Fee

$15.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

Requirements for CE Credit

 
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The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.10 CEUs (1.00 contact hour) of continuing education credit.  In order to receive 1.00 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must watch the videos in its entirety, complete the online post-tests, and complete the online evaluation. 

 
Technical Requirements:  Ability to view mp4 video and sound, ability to view and/or download Adobe PDF documents.  Works on most computers, smart phones, tablets, and other connected devices. 

 

 

 

Objectives

  • Describe common preventable adverse events and their causes with opioid therapy.
  • Identify effective strategies to improve the safety of prescribing, dispensing, and administering opioids.
  • Select the use of appropriate drug-specific metrics for opioids at your institution.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Ali-Reza Shah-Mohammadi, PharmD, MS, FISMP
The University of Texas MD Anderson Center

Activity Number

0067-0000-16-018-H05-P/T

Release Date: Jun 3, 2016
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 3, 2018

CE Hours

1.00