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Reducing Risk When Utilizing Opioids In Pain Management: Informed Prescribing Through Guidelines And Shared-Decision Making

Monday, May 24, 2021
6:00pm – 7:00pm

UConn Health

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Rebecca Andrews, MD UConn Health

Kevin Chamberlin, PharmD UConn Health

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1.Improve understanding of the role opioids play in pain management with discussion of current guidelines

2. Gain skill in adjunct pain medication utilization to decrease risk of misuse, tolerance, and opioid use disorder

3. Explain benefits of shared decision making with high-risk medication use _________________________________________________________________________________

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speakers, have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Dr. Andrews, and Dr. Chamberlin will not be discussing the use of off -labeled use of any products.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it. Funding for this conference was made possible by the Connecticut Department of Public Health's federal grant # CE925011 entitled: Overdose Data to Action.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email. If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.


Kelly Sanchez,

Connecticut Comprehensive Pain Center (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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