Improving Opioid Safety: Prescribing Guidelines, Quality Measures and Care Coordination Practices

Saturday, June 17; 9:10 AM – 10:10 AM • 1 hour CPE

0142-0000-17-028-L04-P | 0142-0000-17-028-L04-T

Instructor
Michael Crooks, PharmD, Care Coordination Task Lead, Pharmacy Interventions Technical Lead, Alliant Quality, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Georgia and North Carolina, Alliant Health

Description
Opioid abuse and misuse have swelled to alarming rates in the U.S. How can pharmacists push back?

In this session, we will consider quality measures for opioid safety, incorporating government, health system and local guidelines and efforts to curb the opioid epidemic and prevent opioid harm. Apply what you learn to become the patient’s best healthcare advocate!

Learning objectives
After completing this session, learners will be able to: