PMP Series: Safe and Effective Opioid Practices in the Hospital: Pharmacy Perspective
Learn about various clinical applications in which inpatient pharmacies improve patient care and opioid medication safety. Within the realms of medication reconciliation, pain management, substance use disorder, and end of life, we will discuss pharmacotherapy pearls and medication safety best practices, including inpatient pharmacy utilization of the Prescription Monitoring Program.
Discuss inpatient pharmacy roles, pharmacotherapy pearls, and medication safety best practices for:
- Medication Reconciliation
- Pain Management
- Substance Use Disorder
- End of Life
Prescribing clinicians and their teams
Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and CCSME. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this regularly scheduled series for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity qualifies for 1 credit of the 3 CME credit requirement for opioid medication education found in P.L. 2015, Chapter 488, Maine’s legislation to address the opioid drug crisis.
*Nurses and Nurse Practitioners will be awarded a certificate of participation with a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
1 contact hour for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals.
Whitney JandreauPharmD, BCPS
Dr. Jandreau is an Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist Specialist and Coordinator of pharmacy student programs at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center. Her practice experience includes a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at VA Maine Healthcare System followed by 7 years of inpatient practice. Whitney is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) with a clinical passion for substance use disorder.