This continuing pharmacy education activity is planned to meet the needs of
pharmacists in a variety of practice settings, including large and small health
systems, outpatient clinics, managed-care organizations, long-term care
facilities, and academia. This activity would be especially beneficial for
pharmacists, clinical specialists, managers, leaders, and educators who are
interested in pain management, new drug therapies, and improving the care of
patients experiencing moderate to severe pain.
After participating in this educational activity, learners should be able to
- Optimize pain management decisions based on pain pathophysiology
- Select an appropriate analgesic and dosing regimen to effectively treat moderate to severe pain
- Incorporate evidence-based strategies to minimize adverse events and toxicity associated with
- Utilize pain assessment tools and communication techniques to accurately evaluate pain
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council
for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The University
of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is providing CE credits for this initiative. For complete
accreditation information and disclosures, please see the individual activity.