Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference
Hyatt Olive 8 Seattle, 1635 8th Avenue, Seattle, 98101, United States
14 September 2017 - 16 September 2017Summary
This course highlights the shift in guidelines and public concern regarding use of opioids in medicine and provides current information regarding the appropriate indication for opioids in practice.Overview
The Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and Best Practice 2017 aims to highlight the shift in guidelines and public concern regarding the use of opioids in medical practice and provides the most up-to-date information regarding the appropriate indication for opioids in clinical practice. Topics cover the basics of opioids, evidence-based guidelines for opioids, medication monitoring, tapering and legal considerations. In addition, the course covers a broad range of issues, including opioid addiction and difficult patient conversations and guidelines to standardize the practice of opioid prescribing.
Medical providers including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians, addiction experts, pharmacists and others may benefit from this multidisciplinary review and update of opioid management.
This course includes lectures by experts in the field of pain medicine and opioid management, panel discussions, and question-and-answer sessions.More Information »