Webinar: Transitioning to an Opioid-Light Emergency Department
Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Foundation
ACPE Activity Number: 0204-9999-19-553-H04-P
Activity Date: November 07, 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.
This continuing pharmacy education activity is designed for pharmacy practitioners serving as
Opioids are over-prescribed in the emergency department setting. This activity will provide methods
to increase use of multi-modal medications to treat pain in the ED to decrease risks of opioid
1. Describe background literature regarding the link between Emergency Department
opioid-prescribing and opioid addiction.
2. Discuss multi-modal medications.
3. Discuss the steps for implementing the opioid-light program.
4. Identify challenges and strategies of opioid-light program implementation.
5. Summarize data analysis tactics.
Schedule of Educational Activities
- Multi-modal medications/Opioid-light pathways
- Review primary literature for use of opioid alternatives for specific ED indications
-Opioid-Light implementation strategies - Describe steps and challenges of implementing
-Data collection & analysis Review methods utilized to collect, analyze and present data.
-Future Directions - Discuss ongoing work
• Dawn M. Waddell, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist, Baptist Memorial
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 January 6, 2020.
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 January 6, 2020!
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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control the content of an educational activity is required to disclose to the accredited provider
their relevant financial relationships. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he
or she (or spouse/domestic partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the
last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the activity
content over which the individual has control. In accordance with these Standards, all potential
conflicts of interest have been resolved.
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distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The Standards for
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commercial interests. The existence or non-existence of relevant financial relationships will be
disclosed to the activity audience. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to
• All planners, presenters, reviewers, and ASHP staff of this session report no financial
relationships relevant to this activity.
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