CME Webcast Teaches on Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care. On this CME webast, we are going to learn some concrete strategies for non-opioid pain relief in the post-operative setting. Joining our moderator in the studio is neuroanesthesiologist and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the Ohio State University, Dr. Michelle Humeidan.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND risks of opiate medications for acute pain management; and LEARN non-opioid approaches to perioperative pain management.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Realistic post-op pain goals
  • The role of the anesthesiologist in pain management outside of the operating room
  • Nerve blocks
  • Ketamine
  • Dexmedetomidine
  • Clonidine
  • Lidocaine patches
  • Right-sizing opioid prescriptions after surgery

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