On Demand: Utilizing a Perioperative Surgical Home Pharmacist for Opioid Stewardship

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Webinar: Utilizing a Perioperative Surgical Home Pharmacist for Opioid Stewardship

Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Foundation

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-9999-19-552-H04-P

Activity Date:October 15, 2019

Activity Type: Knowledge-based

CE Credits: 1.0 hour, no partial credit

Activity Fee: Free for members and non-members


Accreditation for Pharmacists

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience

This continuing pharmacy education activity is designed for pharmacy practitioners serving as residency preceptors.

 Activity Overview

The perioperative surgical home (PSH) is a patient-centric team-based model designed to optimize patient care in the perioperative period. Incorporation of a pharmacist into the PSH provides unique opportunities for interdisciplinary efforts to optimize patient care including the implementation of an opioid stewardship.

 Learning Objectives

  • Explain interdisciplinary efforts involved with the utilization of the perioperative surgical home.
  • Describe unique avenues for opioid stewardship implementation with the incorporation of a perioperative surgical home pharmacist.
  • Identify other clinical opportunities available to improve patient care outcomes with utilization of a perioperative surgical home pharmacist.

Schedule of Educational Activities

  • Perioperative surgical home
  • Pharmacist integration
  • Interdisciplinary efforts
  • Coordination of care
  • Opioid stewardship


Faculty Information

  • Kellie Octavio, Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacist, Straub Medical Center

 Methods and CE Requirements

This live webinar activity consists of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety to get the Attendance code to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP eLearning Portal. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after the activity but no later than December 15, 2019.

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. To be sure your CE is accepted inside of ACPE's 60 day window; plan to process your CE before December 15, 2019! Claim your CE at http://elearning.ashp.org. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.


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 •       All planners, presenters, reviewers, and ASHP staff of this session report no financial relationships relevant to this activity.

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