Opioids: Principles of Prescribing and Patient Management
In the US, the annual volume of drug orders and prescriptions is in the billions, with more than 100 million Americans taking four or more medications regularly. In between getting everything right and having something go terribly wrong, patients and providers are at risk for encountering a vast array of medication-related errors. While most will not trigger a lawsuit, all potentially have short or long-term consequences for patient and providers. Learn about common missteps and how to avoid them in medication ordering, dispensing, administering, monitoring and managing. *This program meets the criteria for opioid education from SB 1446/848 for MDs and PAs.