The Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and Best Practice 2021 aims to highlight the shift in guidelines and public concern regarding the use of opioids in medical practice. This course provides the most up-to-date information regarding the appropriate indication for opioids in clinical practice. Topics cover the basics of opioid pharmacology and selection, evidence-based guidelines for opioid management, opioid tapering and legal considerations, as well as medical and interventional alternatives to opioids. In addition, the course covers a broad range of issues, including opioid use disorder and difficult patient conversations and guidelines to standardize the practice of opioid prescribing. This course includes lectures by experts in the field of pain medicine and opioid management as well as question and answer sessions.
This course offers LIVE (in person) and LIVESTREAM (virtual) attendance options.
- Learn the most up-to-date information regarding the appropriate use and management of opioids in clinical practice.
- Discuss the basics of opioid pharmacology, selection, and side effect management, along with evidence-based guidelines for opioid management, tapering, legal considerations, and medical and interventional alternatives to opioids.
- Address opioid use disorder, difficult patient conversations and guidelines to standardize the practice of opioid prescribing.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Review opioid practice updates and discuss how to implement a plan to appropriately monitor patients who chronically use opioids.
- Define methods to taper opioids using a team-based approach and the options for proper opioid disposal.
- Describe the use of methadone and buprenorphine in the management of chronic pain.
- Determine and optimize treatment for patients suffering from pain and comorbid depression/anxiety.
- Identify those with opioid use disorder and understand medication assisted therapy.
- Apply best practice for non-opioid adjuvants, interventional pain therapies, and alternative pain modalities as part of a comprehensive multimodal pain management plan.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this other (live and livestream) activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Some of the maximum credits are only available by attending one of the optional sessions on Thursday, September 23, 2021 (additional fees apply)
Live/In-Person - General Session (Physicians/Scientists): USD 650.0,
Live/In-Person - General Session (Pharmacists, Residents, Fellows, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Retirees): USD 550.0,
Livestream - General Session (Physicians/Scientists): USD 450.0,
Livestream - General Session (Pharmacists, Residents, Fellows, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Retirees): USD 350.0,
Live/In-Person Pre-Course Session Option #1: Buprenorphine: USD 75.0,
Live/In-Person Pre-Course Session Option #2: Naloxone: USD 75.0
Time: 08:15 - 12:00
Venue Name: Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area