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Opioids: From Friend to Foe

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT

Part two of the series: Closing the Door on Surgery as a Gateway to Persistent Use of Opioids
Presented by Karen R. Boretsky, MD & Sam Reiga, BSN, RN, MBA

  • Objectives:
    • Understand the problem of surgery as a gateway to persistent opioid use
    • Discuss the prevalence of opioid overuse as a complication of surgery
    • Discuss opioid sparing alternatives to opioid monotherapy
    • Understand opioid related adverse drug effects and the impact on clinical and cost outcomes
    • Understand the complexity of pain pathways and why multiple analgesic techniques improve outcomes
    • Discuss multimodal, multidisciplinary pain management


March 22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
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Cornerstone Whole Healthcare Organization, Inc.
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