Opioid Tapering and Disposal Resources

The Team for Innovation in Medication Safety (TIMES) shares new resources and tools for tapering opioids and disposing of them properly. Learning Objectives 1) Review key components of the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain 2) Locate and access TIMES-developed resources for tapering opioids and safe drug disposal 3) Apply TIMES-developed resources on tapering opioids, managing withdrawal symptoms, and safe drug disposal to specific patient scenarios Presenters Bill Bryant MD, FAAFP, CAQ (Geriatrics), CMD, CPPS, Geriatrician and Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer, Owensboro Health System Teresa DeLellis [...]

Cardiac Complications Caused by Polypharmacy

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session In this 10 minute interview, Dr. Clyde Yancy, Chief of Cardiology and Professor Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, discusses cardiac complications caused by polypharmacy.