Opioid Pain Management and Your Pharmacy

Tuesday, October 9
4:15-5:45 p.m.

Prescribers, plans, pharmacists, and the U.S. government agree that opioid misuse is having devastating consequences across the country. But, how do we best help those patients? Hear from your colleagues and industry experts on how you can combat the opioid epidemic in your store.

Walk away with:

  • Workflow best practices for managing opioid prescriptions.

  • Naloxone dispensing, drug disposal, and other initiatives that impact your pharmacy.

  • Insights into how new federal regulations regarding opioids will impact you practice.

Speaker:
Ronna Hauser, PharmD, Vice President, Vice President, Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs, NCPA, Alexandria, Virginia
Zach Forsyth, PharmD, Pharmacist, Hurricane Family Pharmacy, Hurricane, Utah
Jordan Ballou, PharmD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, Oxford, Miss.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss federal regulatory updates with opioids.
  2. Give examples of workflow best practices for filling opioids.
  3. Evaluate abuse prevention polices you could implement in your pharmacy.

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ACPE # 0207-0000-18-336-L04-P

ACPE # 0207-0000-18-336-L04-T

1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)

Activity Type: Application-Based