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Assessment and Monitoring of the Opioid-dependent Patient

  • Clark Conference Center Sparrow Hospital St. Lawrence Campus 1210 West Saginaw Street Lansing, MI, 48915 United States (map)

Course Description:

Opioid use and dependence is continuing to challenge social work and nursing professionals nationwide. In this workshop, you will be introduced to assessment and monitoring of the opioid dependent patient. Discussion will include the importance of assessment in this patient population, monitoring patients who are prescribed opioids to treat chronic pain, and your professional role in the care of the opioid-dependent patient. Monitoring information will include Michigan Automated Prescription System Reports, urine drug screening, and opioid agreements.

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CE Value (credits): 1.0
CE Type: Standard

Michigan State School of SW

Contact Information:
Mary Aymor

Earlier Event: February 15
Pain Management Workshop
Later Event: February 15
Dementia Conversations