At the end of this activity, participants should be able to discuss differences in commonly utilized scales for pain assessment; describe the types of pain that may occur in patients with cancer; choose a proper opioid medication for a given patient and recognize its properties; and recognize some of the different nonpharmacological methods for managing pain in the patient with cancer.
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacists.
Brian Palmer, 2016 Pharm.D. candidate, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy
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Continuing Education Credit
Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Universal Activity #0112-0000-15-006-H01-P; 1.0 contact hour; Initial Release Date: 10/5/15; Expiration Date: 10/5/18
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