SMB Pharmacy Journal Review: Acute Pain Management for the Patient on Chronic Buprenorphine

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - Sunday, August 20, 2017 11:00 PM   Online, San Diego, CA

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians will be able to discuss the recommended strategies for acute pain management in patients on chronic buprenorphine.


Following this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Review analgesia strategies for patients on buprenorphine requiring scheduled and unscheduled surgery
  2. Describe the treatment algorithm rationale recommended by Bennett and colleagues using glucose gel for asymptomatic newborns with hypoglycemia


COST:  Complimentary

No pre-registration required


Accreditation: Sharp HealthCare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit: Sharp HealthCare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation:  Sharp Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

CPE Credit:  Sharp HealthCare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 contact hours (0.10 CEUs). Partial credit will not be awarded.  Successful completion of this knowledge activity includes signing in, attending the entire conference and submitting completed evaluations and assessment at the conclusion of this activity.  UAN: 0571-0000-17-103-H01-P/T


DISCLOSURE: As an organization accredited by the ACCME, Sharp HealthCare requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines "relevant financial relationships" as financial relationships in any amount, occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner, that could create a conflict of interest.

Sharp HealthCare, encourages faculty to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency.  The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development.  Cultural and linguistic competency was incorporated into the planning of this activity.