Northern Michigan Pharmacy Education Seminar
April 10, 2016
Pain Management in an Adult Oncology Patient (P)
1.0 contact hour; ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-16-212-L01-P; Application-type Activity
Post-test questions do not apply to application-based activities; however, the program evaluation must be completed to receive continuing education credit.
Brian J. Palmer, Pharm.D. Candidate, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Macomb, Mich.
Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to differentiate between addiction, dependence and pseudo-addiction, describe the types of pain that an oncology patient may experience, design a therapeutic regimen to manage pain in an oncology patient and evaluate a given patient's regimen and recommend adjuvant and supportive care options.