Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2017 - Psychiatric Symptoms in the Context of Opioid Taper

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Psychiatric Symptoms in the Context of Opioid Taper

Description

What happens in a person's brain when coming off of long-term opioid therapy? Mark Sullivan, professor of psychiatry and pain medicine, discusses the physical, social and psychiatric effects of opioid taper, and shares findings from the Prescription Opioid Taper Study on how to support patients during the discontinuation of chronic opioid therapy.

 

Featuring—

Mark Sullivan, MD, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UWSOM; Adjunct Professor, Medical History and Ethics, UWSOM; Adjunct Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UW School of Medicine, Seattle

 

Comments and Reviews

"Mark Sullivan was really outstanding. New information well-presented and backed up."

 

Target Audience

Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describe how opioid therapy may treat or mask psychiatric symptoms.
  2. Discuss how opioid taper may unmask psychiatric symptoms.
  3. Describe strategies to address unmasked psychiatric symptoms.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.15 Contact hours
  • 1.15 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
08/28/2017
Expires: 
08/28/2020
Cost:
$20.00

Available Credit

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

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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