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COURSE DESCRIPTION: 
Even with recent guidelines on opioid prescribing practices, pain in patients with serious illness remains prevalent in the U.S. Please join us for “Using an Evidence-based, Case-based Approach to Pain Management in Serious Illness” with Mary Lynn McPherson, Pharm.D., M.A., MDE, BCPS, as she describes the steps in the drug therapy selection and monitoring process. Dr. McPherson will also differentiate between subjective and objective monitoring parameters for therapeutic effectiveness and potential toxicity.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Internal Medicine Physicians, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Residents, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Pharmacy Technicians, and all other interested healthcare providers.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the steps in the drug therapy selection and monitoring process.
  • Differentiate between subjective and objective monitoring parameters for therapeutic effectiveness and potential toxicity.
  • Design a monitoring plan that includes subjective and objective parameters for therapeutic effect and potential toxicity, given a simulated case of a patient with pain.
  • Adjust the analgesic regimen, based on the results of monitoring a simulated patient with a complaint of pain.

FACULTY AND DISCLOSURES:

Mary Lynn McPherson, Pharm.D., M.A., MDE, BCPS
Professor and Executive Director, Advanced Post-Graduate Education in Palliative Care
Executive Program Director, Online Master of Science and Graduate Certificate Program in Palliative Care
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Baltimore, Maryland

Mary Lynn McPherson, Pharm.D., M.A., MDE, BCPS, faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.  

John Rubin, M.D., director for this educational event, owns stock in AstraZeneca and Bristol Myers Squibb. He has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.  

Kenneth Rosenthal, M.D., FACG, moderator for this educational event, indicated that he is on the Speaker’s Bureau for AbbVie, Inc. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual has been mitigated. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*

*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS AND CREDITS

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-855841, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Podiatry, Dentistry, Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Assistants.  

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs, Athletic Trainers. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Session date: 
09/20/2022 - 7:30am to 8:30am EDT
Location: 
Zoom
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy

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