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Reducing Perioperative Narcotic Use: Best Practices and Future Direction

  • June 09, 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Webinar

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Presented by:

Arthur L. Jenkins, III MD, FACS, FAANS
Raj Murthy, MD, MPH, MS

Objectives
  • Understand the role the surgeon's management has in narcotic use after surgery, including the role biases may play in patient outcomes;

  • Understand the process to get involved in Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Programs and how they can help to improve patient outcomes and prevent narcotic use from turning into abuse or addiction;

  • Understand the medico-legal and economic impact of narcotic use in patients and addiction in the general population;

  • Develop a protocol for improving my practice's use of narcotic medications after surgery to reduce the likelihood of diversion or addiction in my patients
Continuing Education Credit

The Doctors Company is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical educational activities for physicians.

The Doctors Company designates this activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Joint Providership

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 Doctors Company and Champions for Health. The Doctors Company is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Thank you to the Doctors Company for their support in providing this program.

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