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Quarterly Webinar: Pain Control in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic
Wednesday, October 03, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM MDT
Category: Quarterly Webinars

Pain Control in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic:
Perspectives and Pearls of Wisdom from Various Pharmacy Practice Settings

Quarterly Webinar
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Pain control is increasingly tricky given the opioid epidemic.  Join us for a webinar to discuss practical strategies for handling patients’ pain with alternative strategies.  We will provide prospective and pearls from hospital/acute, ambulatory care and compounding/outpatient settings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the risks, benefits, and MOAs of non-opioid medications for chronic non-cancer pain
  • Summarize the importance and benefit of non-medication interventions
  • Identify compounded medications of clinical use in managing pain conditions
  • Explain the concept of “ALTO” = Alternatives to Opioids and discuss utilization in pain treatment pathways for specific indications
  • Discuss the implementation of an ED opioid-reduction process and policy for acute pain


Rachael Duncan, PharmD BCPS BCCCP
Clinical and Operations Specialist, Critical Care & Emergency Medicine
Department of Pharmacy
Swedish Medical Center, HealthONE

Will Gersch, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pain Management
Kaiser Permanente Colorado

Tony Jones, RPh
Owner, Pencol Compounding Pharmacy

Don't miss this timely webinar - free for members and only $10 for nonmembers! 

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The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE).  This activity has been accredited for 1.0 contact hours of knowledge-based CPE.  To receive CPE, participants must create a profile on with their NABP eProfile ID number and birthdate, and complete the program evaluations by November 3, 2018.  CE credit will be uploaded to CPE once evaluations are completed. 

UAN #0008-9999-18-144-L01-P/T 
Release: 10/3/2018
Expire: 10/3/2021