This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Analyze the physiochemical and pharmacokinetic properties of opioids and how they relate to utilization and safety
  • Examine the clinical data, safety, and pharmacokinetic characteristics of new and emerging opioids
  • Optimize the integration of new opioids into practice and the role of the pharmacist in opioid stewardship

FACULTY
Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, DAIPM, FCCP, FASHP, FFSMB
Founder, Remitigate LLC and Pharmacist Consulting Services PLLC
Owner and Managing Editor, PainDr.com and Pain Blog
Adjunct Associate Professor, Western New England University College of Pharmacy
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice & Pain Management, Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Section Co-Editor, Pain Medicine (Opioids, Substance Abuse, and Addictions)
Co-Editor-At-Large, Practical Pain Management, Albany, New York

Jeffrey J. Bettinger, PharmD
Pain Management Clinical Pharmacist, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, Saratoga Springs, New York

Jacqueline H. Cleary, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, New York

TARGET AUDIENCE: Pharmacists
ACTIVITY TYPE: Application
RELEASE DATE: December 23, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: January 15, 2022
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2.0 hours
FEE: This lesson is offered for free at www.pharmacytimes.org.