Description: Virtual Presentation by Karen Boretsky, MD. & Sam Riega, MBA, RN. Objectives: Discuss the prevalence of opioid overuse as a complication of surgery; Value multimodal pain management; Understand the role of regional anesthesia as an alternative to opioids for the management of surgical pain; Recognize the difference between major block techniques; Recognize patient misgivings about regional anesthesia; Formulate strategies to allow patients to advocate for regional anesthesia as an alternative to opioids.
Author(s): Karen Boretsky, Sam Riega
Title: Multimodal Analgesia: Concepts & Implementation; Regional Anesthesia
Series Title: Closing the Door on Surgery as a Gateway to Persistent Use of Opioids.
Resource Type: Webinar
Length: 55 minutes
Sponsored by: C-WHO