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When: 11/10/2018
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Avalon Springs Place
745 Greenville Rd
Mercer, Pennsylvania  16137
United States
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Topic: Effective Opioid Tapering Practices

Speaker: Amy Porter, Quality Insights

1.       Discuss how to use the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)  to determine if a provider should consider tapering his/her patient;

2.       Discuss several indicators that prescribers can look for when considering tapering opioids;

3.       Inform prescribers on how to discuss tapering with patients using patient-centered techniques;

4.       Present a general opioid tapering protocol and how to adapt this protocol to the needs of any patient; and

5.       Present information on how to manage withdrawal and how to use tools to measure withdrawal symptoms in patients. 

After the presentation is completed, the presenter will email out a Certificate of Attendance to each attendee. That COA has a website link on it. After the CEU processes (approx. 3 weeks), attendees can login and get their credit(s) for the session


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