Webinars

Summer 2018 series:
June 19, July 17, August 15
Fall 2018 series:
September 18, October 23, November 21

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Webinar Descriptions

Part One
Assessing Chronic Complex Pain

This is the first of the Safe Opioid Prescribing Course.

The webinar is approximately 90 minutes in length and starts promptly at 7:00pm Toronto TIME, in the evening.

Learning Objectives: Assessing Complex Pain

  • 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.

Part Two
Prescribing Opioids in Chronic Pain

This is the second of the Safer Opioid Prescribing Course.

The webinar is approximately 90 minutes in length and starts promptly at 7:00pm Toronto TIME, in the evening.

Learning Objectives: Prescribing Opioids in Chronic Pain

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

Part Three
Addressing Opioid Challenges

This is the third and final webinar of the Safer Opioid Prescribing Course.

The webinar is approximately 90 minutes in length and starts promptly at 7:00pm Toronto TIME, in the evening.

Learning Objectives: Addressing Opioid Challenges

  • Prescribe opioids for special populations.
  • Switch, taper and discontinue opioid therapy when risks outweigh benefits.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to manage chronic pain.
  • Recognize and manage opioid use disorder in your patients.

Accreditation

The College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 9.0 Mainpro+ credits.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim up to a maximum of 9.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

  • Assessing Complex Chronic Pain: 3.0 credits
  • Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: 3.0 credits
  • Addressing Opioid Challenges & Addiction: 3.0 credits

TOTAL: 9.0 Mainpro+ / 9.0 Section 1 Credits

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent participating in the educational program.

Pre and Post Assignments:

Approximately two weeks prior to each webinar you will be provided your pre-course assignment and instructions to connect and participate in the webinar. Following the webinar you will be required to complete a post course practice application assignment and submit electronically.

Computer System Requirements

Before registering Please check that the computer you intend on using for the webinars meets the requirements outlined below.

All users must install or update Adobe Flash for their browser of choice at this link: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/.

The web page will confirm if you have the newest version of Flash installed. If not, it will prompt you to download and install the program. We strongly suggest you install or update your Adobe Flash in advance of the webinar.

Windows System Requirements:

  • 1.4GHz Pentium 4 or faster
  • Windows XP or later
  • At least 512MB of RAM

Browsers: Google Chrome, Firefox

CPD strongly suggests using Google Chrome to view this webinar.

Mac Requirements:

  • 1.83GHz Intel Core Duo or faster
  • 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 (please note, CPD has tested Adobe Connect on 10.9 but it is not yet officially supported by Adobe)
  • At least 512MB of RAM

Browsers: Safari, Firefox, Chrome. CPD strongly suggests using Google Chrome to view this webinar.