Learn About Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care on CME Webcast. 2017 and the US declares the opioid epidemic a public health crisis. The CDC reports 136 people die of opioid overdose every day with synthetic opioids being the most common culprit. Opioids are still a useful tool in our pain management arsenal particularly when we’re putting a patient through a painful procedure—but what else can we use to manage perioperative pain? Here to answer this question and more is Dr Michelle Humeidan, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: understand the pathophysiology and diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes; and identify therapies that reduce mortality in acute coronary syndromes.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Frequency of Misuse
- Addiction from short-term use
- Opioid disposal
- Preferred Opioids
- Complementary Medicine
- Intrathecal Opioids
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