The Challenge of Pain 2013 - Opioids and Sleep

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This activity presents practical pharmacological approaches used in treating pain.

This activity was recorded in January 2013 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include an audio presentation and handouts.

Publish Date: June 13, 2013. This course will be available for three years from this date.

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Target Audience

Nurse practioners, clinical nurse specialists, staff nurses, physicians, physician assistants, psychologists, pharmacist, social workers, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals in a variety of settings.

 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss opioid medication and the effects on breathing and sleep
  • Describe the potential that opioids can cause sleep apnea

 

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio
Topics: 
  • Discuss opioid medication and the effects on breathing and sleep
  • Describe the potential that opioids can cause sleep apnea
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
06/13/2013
Expires: 
06/13/2016
Cost:
$15.00

Vishesh Kapur, MD, MPH
Director of Sleep Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Harborview Medical Center/UW Medicine, Seattle; Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 

Available Credit

  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$15.00
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