Available Until 3/4/2025

Opioid Stewardship

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-23-007-H01-P
Release Date: 03/04/2023
Expiration Date: 03/04/2025
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
CE Credits:  0.25 contact hour, no partial credit
Activity Fee: Member – Free / Non-Member – Not Available 

Activity Overview 

Pharmacists who work in settings where opioids are used may not have a broad overview of how these medications are managed to reduce overuse, misuse, and abuse; to prevent addiction and overdose, to improve pain management and the patient experience, to treat Opioid Use Disorder, and to partner with patients, providers, and the community to optimize practices.   

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

These activities were planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists who work in settings where opioids are used.

After participating in this CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  • State factors driving the creation of Opioid Stewardship programs.
  • List the critical stakeholders of Opioid Stewardship programs. And define the role of the pharmacist in opioid stewardship. 

  • Introduction and Announcements 

  • Presentation  

Gretchen Lindsey, BS Pharm, PharmD
Vice President, Clinical/Residency Program Director
Dublin, Ohio

Norman Pillsbury PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist/HCA Florida Ocala Hospital 

Tanya Uritsky, PharmD, CPE
Opioid Stewardship Coordinator & Co-Chair Penn Medicine Opioid Task Force
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In accordance with our accreditor’s Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ASHP requires that all individuals in control of content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if they have had a financial relationship with an ineligible company in any dollar amount in the past 24 months and the educational content that the individual controls is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. 

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. 

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company. 

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