Directions to View Activity and Receive Credit
Click on "Add to Cart" in the right sidebar to purchase the home study course. Upon successful purchase you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the video content for this program. Watch the video in its entirety and then complete the posttest and evaluation by clicking on the blue "Begin Activity" button in the right sidebar.
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At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the mechanism of action, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics properties of methadone.
2. Identify the role of methadone in managing pain.
3. Recognize patients that would be a good candidate to receive methadone for pain management.
4. Review evidence-based dosing recommendations for oral and parenteral methadone.
Levi M. Hall, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacy specialist, pain and palliative care, Beaumont Health, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Detroit, Mich.
Annas Aljassem, M.D., MHSA, physician, functional pain and and rehabilitation, Beaumont Health, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Detroit, Mich.
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 #00112-0000-19-221-H04-P; 1.25 contact hours; Initial Release Date: 06/13/19; Expiration Date: 06/13/22
The presenters have indicated that they do not have any conflicts of interest, nor do they have financial relationships with a commercial interest, related to this activity.
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For questions regarding continuing education, please contact MPA Director of Education Mary Farrington at (517) 377-0234.