REMS Update: Prescribing Controlled Substances, Palliative Medicine, and End of Life Care
Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, podiatrists, and any healthcare provider who participates in the management of pain.
Describe key regulations for prescribing controlled substances on the federal level and in New York State
Address common misconceptions of opioid use in palliative care
Develop a proactive and anticipatory treatment approach for patients at the end-of-life
Activity Launch Date - 5/25/21
Expiration Date - 12/31/21
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
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