Safe Prescribing of Opioids after Trauma and Surgery (SPOTS) Live Series

Series Overview

The SCRTAC, SCWIHERC, UW Health, and the Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin (SCW) are working together through the Department of Surgery to deliver a telementoring program that supports best practices in opioid prescribing. Most opioid naïve patients receive their first dose of opioids in conjunction with a medical procedure, and surgery and traumatic injuries are among the most common indications for a first prescription of opioid pain medications. Addressing surgeon and emergency medicine prescribing practices will allow us to reduce opioid supply and first exposures to opioids.

Target Audience

MD, DO, Specific Physician Specialists, RN, APRN, LPN, Specific RN Specialists, Physician Assistants, Healthcare professionals who prescribe opioids and their teams.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Implement up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines for opioid prescribing for acute pain to advance guideline-concordant care within health systems.
  2. Identify and encourage the spread of opioid-related emergency health system innovations.
  3. Collaborate with clinical specialty collaboratives (e.g., surgical collaboratives) in developing dashboards, reports, and other methods for providing feedback to providers on opioid prescribing, offering clinical decision support tools to improve the prescribing behavior, and evaluating efforts.
Course summary
Course opens: 
03/21/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, SCRTAC, and SCWIHERC. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.  

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. 

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.

POLICY ON FACULTY AND SPONSOR DISCLOSURE

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest.  Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).  

Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.

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Course opens: 
03/21/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
 
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