Opioid Crisis: Hospitalists and Opioids

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 7:55 AM - Sunday, March 31, 2019, 5:00 PM, Online, Orlando, FL


This module is not a lecture on pain management but the opioid epidemic and opioid prescribing.  Dr. Theisen-Toupal discusses the misuse and misuse disorder of opioids dating back to the 1800's.


At the end of this course, participants should be able to:
  1. Review the reasoning for the CDC's 2016 Guidelines of Opioid Prescribing.
  2. Review harm mitigation strategies, such as opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution.
  3. Discuss treatment of opioid withdrawal.
  4. Review strategies for inpatient management of opioid use disorder.


COST:  Complimentary


Florida Hospital is accredited with Commendation by the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Florida Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Florida Hospital's CPD Committee members have nothing to disclose.
Dr. Jesse Theisen-Toupal has no disclosures.

You must complete the Evaluation to receive a certificate.