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The Opioid Crisis: Understanding the Problem and How Pharmacists Can Help


This CE program was developed in response to the Virginia Board of Pharmacy's 2017 requirement that all pharmacists must obtain 1-hour of CE related to: proper opioid use, opioid overdose prevention, or naloxone administration (§54.1-3314.1(J) of the Code of Virginia) 

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

2.00

CE Units

0.200

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
 
Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

 

 

Objectives

  • Review acute and chronic pain
  • Select appropriate agents for acute versus chronic pain, given a patient case
  • Identify signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose
  • Recognize tenants of the REVIVE program and explain the proper outpatient prescribing protocol as well as the administration technique of naloxone

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

William Spires, PharmD, MS, MBA, PharmD, MS, MBA
Shenandoah University

Activity Number

0101-0000-17-013-H04-P

Release Date: Sep 30, 2017
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 30, 2020

CE Hours

2.00