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Premier Webinar Series: Safe Opioid Use - Strategies for reducing adverse events and related harm

Non-Accredited

  • ID294953

  • Online
    Web-based
  • English
  • Non-Accredited

Premier Webinar Series: Safe opioid use – Strategies for reducing adverse events and related harm. Continuous monitoring of patients on opioids has been shown to reduce adverse events, harm and even costs, according to a national survey of hospital practices. In this webinar, the faculty will discuss strategies for reducing risks of adverse events, including:

  • Patient assessment and effective monitoring
  • Safer use of patient controlled analgesia (PCA)
  • Coordination of care and staff-patient family education
  • Use of a PCA safety checklist to improve safety