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Fall 2019 Webinar Series
September 17, October 22 and November 20
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Workshop
Custom Workshop will be developed with the organization

 
Winter 2020 Webinar Series
January 21, February 18, and March 25
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Spring 2020 Webinar Series
March 31, April 28, and May 27
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Through the group option, teams can become better equipped to tackle critical issue of opioid prescribing together, with common strategies, language and best practices

Webinar & Workshop Descriptions
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The webinar is approximately 90 minutes in length and starts promptly at 7:00pm (EST).

Learning Objectives: Assessing Complex Pain

After active engagement with this program, you will be better able to:

  • Recognize the complex illness experience of chronic pain
  • Complete a comprehensive assessment of patients with chronic pain
  • Implement multi-modal approaches to chronic pain management

The webinar is approximately 90 minutes in length and starts promptly at 7:00pm (EST).

Learning Objectives:

After active engagement with this program, you will be better able to:

  • Define your professional responsibility to manage patients’ chronic pain
  • Assess your patients global risk of opioid overdose and opioid use disorder
  • Evaluate the potential effectiveness of different opioid therapies for chronic pain
  • Initiate and monitor opioid therapy for your chronic pain patients

The webinar is approximately 120 minutes in length and starts promptly at 7:00pm (EST).

Learning Objectives:

After active engagement with this program, you will be better able to:

  • Switch, taper, and discontinue opioid therapy when risks outweigh benefits
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to manage chronic pain
  • Implement structured opioid prescribing with your patients when indicated
  • Prevent, diagnose and manage opioid use disorder in your patients

Learning Objectives

After active engagement with this program, you will be better able to:

  • Recognize and address risks and complications of opioid prescribing
  • Implement clinical skills for safer prescribing of opioids
  • Identify Opioid Use Disorder and outline treatment options
  • Use effective communication with chronic pain patients

Pre and Post Assignments

Approximately two weeks prior to each webinar and prior to the workshop you will be provided with your preparatory assignment and instructions to connect and participate in the webinar. Following the webinar and the workshop you will be required to complete a practice application assignment. Preparatory and practice application exercises are submitted electronically.

Course materials are only sent by email. Please ensure you have provided a currently monitored address.

Group Fees

For group pricing and policies, please contact opioids.cpd@utoronto.ca