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Opioid prescribing: Pitfalls and perils

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
On-demand

On-demand recorded 22 Apr 2020

This 1-hour interactive webinar provides an innovative and engaging learning environment for GPs to improve their knowledge, skills and confidence in assessing and managing opioid use for patients.

Specific sessions will cover topics including:

  • An overview of the latest research on opioid related harms in Australia

  • Understanding the difference between acute and chronic pain

  • Treatment options for people with problematic prescription opioid use

  • Regulatory requirements and recent changes

Learning outcomes

  • Know the role of opioids in acute pain and chronic non-cancer pain

  • Identify high risk co-prescribing

  • Identify patients with high-risk opioid prescribing, and develop a treatment plan for patients with high risk prescribing

  • Describe the regulatory requirements for S8 prescribing

  • Facilitator

    Dr Tim Senior
    MBBS, FRACGP

    Tim Senior works as a GP at an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service in South West Sydney, and is involved in teaching medical students and GP registrars, and is active in policy development and advocacy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health. He is an award winning writer on General Practice and Public Health, and is a contributing editor and member of Croakey Health Media. He is active on social media, and was named as one of the top 10 health users of Twitter in Australia.

    Presenter

    A/Prof Bridin Murnion
    FRACGP, FFPMANZCA, FAChAM

    Drug and alcohol services Central Coast local health district University of Newcastle

    Type
    Delivery
    Title
    Opioid prescribing: Pitfalls and perils
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Addiction Medicine
    Location
    Provider Type
    Non Profit Organisation
    Duration
    On-demand
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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