Wise Prescribing and Deprescribing: Opioid Skills for the Frontline Clinician (Post-Workshop Activity)

 

This is the post-workshop component of Wise Prescribing and Deprescribing: Opioid Skills for the Frontline Clinician (Paired Workshops). Participants are REQUIRED to complete this activity to receive CME certificate for completion of the workshops.

Tools & Resources


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After participating in this course, participants will be equipped to:

  • identify whether opioid tapering is an appropriate plan for a given patient
  • plan a tapering discussion that is evidence-based and responsive to the patient’s readiness for change
  • execute an opioid taper with a motivated patient
  • troubleshoot challenges that occur during an opioid taper

ACCREDITATION (PAIRED WORKSHOPS)

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 18 Mainpro+ credits.

This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 6.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

You may also perform Linking Learning exercises around a question you ask yourself as a result of learning from this course at: http://www.cfpc.ca/Linking_Learning_exercises/. Each completed Linking Learning exercise earns five Mainpro+ certified credits.

Accredited Royal College MOC Section 1 and Section 3 credits are eligible for certified Mainpro+ credits, up to a maximum of 50 credits per five-year cycle; any additional credits are eligible as non-certified Mainpro+ credits. MOC Section 3 accredited activities can be claimed at 3 credits per hour up to the cycle maximum.


COPYRIGHT
  • The learning material presented are in compliance with the University of Calgary Copyright Policy, Acceptable Use of Material Protected by Copyright.
  • The learning materials were created for those enrolled in this course and cannot be reproduced or redistributed.

DISCLOSURE
  • This course has received no commercial sponsorship support.
  • This course was provided by Calgary Pain Program and the University of Calgary CME&PD, and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.
  • Faculty disclosure
Faculty Credentials Disclosure Affiliation
Lori Montgomery MD CCFP Nothing to declare Medical Leader, AHS Calgary Pain Program; Clinical Associate Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, University of Calgary
Joyce Cote BSc Pharm ACPR Nothing to declare Pharmacist, Chronic Pain Centre, Alberta Health Services
Arlene Cox PhD RPsych Nothing to declare Clinical Psychologist, Chronic Pain Centre, Alberta Health Services
Rajdeep Kandola MD CCFP Nothing to declare Physician Lead, East Calgary Family Care Clinic, Alberta Health Services
Patrick Quail MBBChBAO CCFP Nothing to declare Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary; Medical Lead, Supportive Living, Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone
Saifee Rashiq MB BS FRCPC Nothing to declare Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine; Director, Division of Pain Medicine, University of Alberta
Marie-Eve Turcotte MD MSc FRCPC Nothing to declare Anesthetist, Chronic Pain Centre, Alberta Health Services
Monica Wickland-Weller MD Nothing to declare Senior Medical Advisor, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta
Chloe Burnett MSc MEd Nothing to declare Education Consultant, Continuing Medical Education and
Professional Development, University of Calgary

 


PLANNING COMMITTEE

Lori Montgomery MD CCFP (Chair)
Joyce Cote BSc Pharm ACPR
Arlene Cox PhD RPsych
Rajdeep Kandola MD CCFP
Patrick Quail MBBChBAO CCFP
Marie-Eve Turcotte MD MSc FRCPC
Monica Wickland-Weller MD
Chloe Burnett MSc MEd (CME Representative)


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This program has received educational grants from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and the Alberta Physician Learning Program.