Overview of Pain Management Medications (T)

Overview of Pain Management Medications (T)

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to explain the differences between nociceptive and neuropathic pain, acute and chronic pain, identify disease states that cause chronic pain, identify over-the-counter medications used for pain and the risks associated, recognize side effects and indications for use of the medications discussed and explain the differences between addiction, psuedoaddiction, tolerance and physical dependence. 

Knowledge-type Activity

Target Audience
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Faculty
Peggy Curriston, 2017 Pharm.D. candidate, Ferris State University

Directions to View Activity and Receive Credit
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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 #0112-0000-16-004-H01-T; 1.0 contact hour; Initial Release Date: 8/29/16; Expiration Date: 8/29/19

This program meets requirements for obtaining pain management continuing education requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Disclosure Statement
The author has indicated that she does not have any conflicts of interest, nor does she have financial relationships with a commercial interest, related to this activity.

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Internet Requirements
To adequately view video presentations, you must have at least a Broadband Internet connection with 500+ Kbps.

Contact Information
For questions regarding continuing education, please contact MPA Education Planning Assistant Andrea Schweitzer at (517) 377-0225 or Andrea@michiganpharmacists.org

Activity Fees

Member Price: 7.00

Standard Price: 15.00