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Patient Safety: Opioids looks at the history and rise of opioid prescriptions in the United States. This course also providesan overview on opioids, pre and post surgical therapy and pain control, benefits of opioid in post surgery, how to tackle the epidemic, and finally identifying drug seeking behaviors.

Learning Objectives
After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
  • Identify benefits and challenges of opioids use
  • Describe the pre-surgical and post-operative consults
  • Educate others about opioid over-use post-surgery
  • Familiarize yourself with current legislation regarding opioid prescriptions
  • Bring opioid awareness to medical schools and other educational institutions
  • Identify other alternatives to opioids for patient pain management
  • Collaborate with other medical specialists
Steven Bonawitz, MD; Georgios Ziakas, MD; Gary Culbertson, MD; Kent Higdon, MD

Accreditation Information

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM: 1.0
Patient Safety Credit: 1.0
Media: Interactive Course
Release Date: 4/24/2019
Expiration Date:
Estimated time to complete this course: 1 hour

Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)

Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Bonawitz's institution has an in-kind and grant recipient relationship with Hydrosolve. None of the other authors have relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. All ASPS staff members managing this activity have no relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. All identified conflicts of interest have been resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.

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Product Code: 27357