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Faculty

Evan D. Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D

L. Michael Brunt, MD

Washington University School of Medicine
St Louis, Missouri

Accredited by

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Course Description

After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to do the following:

1. Recognize the growing problem of prescription opioid abuse in the United States
2. Describe the tenuous balance between providing adequate postoperative analgesia and the risk of over-prescribing opioids
3. Discuss the potential consequences of frivolous prescribing of postoperative opioids

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Mar-15
Expiration Date:2019-Mar-14
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$0-$20

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