The Prescribing Course – Safe Opioid Prescribing

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Developed by the Atlantic Mentorship Network, this course can help you manage opioid therapy in patients with CNCP both safely and effectively.

Attendees will gain crucial knowledge necessary to prescribe or dispense these medications safely and will learn about the following key topics:

  •     Pain and Opioid risk assessment
  •     Conducting an opioid trial
  •     Monitoring opioid use including interpretation of urine drug testing
  •     Identification and management of aberrant behaviors
  •     Management of opioid side effects
  •     The adopted patient on opioid therapy
  •     Prescribing for patients who travel
  •     Maintaining boundaries
  •     Quick reference guide and tools for everyday use

Event Details

Shelley LeDrew

Event Cost

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Entry Fee
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Pharmacists and Nurse Practitioners
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Residents, RN, LPN, Students
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Online Access
In-person event only
Event Location

Membertou Convention Centre
50 Maillard St
Membertou NS B1S 3W3