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Digital Seminar

Pharmacology of Pain Management for End-of-Life Care: Recommendations for Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice


Faculty:
Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN
Duration:
1 Hour 38 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Feb 03, 2021
Product Code:
POS078175
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD


Description

The need for pharmacists in palliative care is growing, but many pharmacists don’t get the training necessary to provide end-of-life care to those in need. Attend this live, interactive webcast, and you’ll get the most up-to-date information about pain control medications for patients at the end of life.

Purchase today, and you’ll learn about:

  • Pain experiences at the end of life
  • Analgesic & sedating medications
  • Medication dosages and routes
  • Pain management

Patients are in need, and you can make a difference by helping to manage pain and optimizing end-of-life care. Purchase today!

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Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


Pharmacists

ACPE

Successful completion of this Knowledge-based self-study program qualifies for 1.5 self-study contact hours. PESI, Inc. is on probation as an accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Next scheduled review: June 2021. ACPE Universal Program Number: 0289-0000-21-003-H08-P. This activity was originally released on 2/8/2021 and is valid until 02/08/2024. No partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance. Please note: Pharmacists are required to view the program in its entirety, complete a program evaluation and achieve a passing score of 80% or higher on a post-test in order to have their participation submitted to ACPE. A valid NABP e-Profile ID and Birthdate (MM/DD) will be required for reporting. Don’t have your e-Profile ID yet? Visit the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) website and complete your e-profile at https://nabp.pharmacy/ in order to obtain your NABP e-Profile ID.



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Faculty

Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN's Profile

Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN Related seminars and products


Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN, is a critical care clinical specialist in the Surgical, Medical, Neurologic, Burn, CCU and Trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Drawing on over 30 years of experience assessing and managing patients with life-threatening diseases, Dr. Langlois provides advanced-level training to nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and physicians. Dr. Langlois received his Doctor of Nursing degree from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Langlois is committed to providing the highest quality of care to patients through advanced education. His presentations are evidence-based, timely and provide participants with case studies to facilitate critical thinking. As a bedside clinical nurse specialist, he has developed several institution-wide protocols for the multidisciplinary assessment and management of the cardiac, neurologic, septic, and multi-system organ failure patient.

His presentations are enthusiastically delivered and offer practical tips that help make the most challenging concepts easy to understand. Linking knowledge to clinical practice is the goal of every educational program.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Paul Langlois has an employment relationship with Cook County Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Paul Langlois has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Describe the differences among common analgesics for end-of-life care.
  2. Outline an algorithm that optimizes pain management for the patient at the end-of-life.

Outline

Palliative care

  • Pain experiences at end of life
  • Pharmacist’s role in pain management at end of life
  • Lack of data driven protocols for pain management at end of life


Analgesic medication dosages and routes at end of life: Choosing the right medication at the right time

  • Morphine
  • Fentanyl
  • Hydromorphone
  • Oxycodone
  • Methadone
  • Acetaminophen
  • Ketorolac
  • Ibuprofen
  • Antidepressants
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Topical agents
  • Epidurally administered medications (bupivacaine, lidocaine)

Sedating medications at end of life

  • Lorazepam
  • Midazolam
  • Propofol
  • Dexmedetomidine

Other medications for use at end of life

  • Stool softeners
  • Antiemetics
  • Antihistamines

Pain management algorithm for pharmacists

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists who are involved with pain management with either hospice or end-of-life care of hospitalized patients

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