The online tutorial series with a case reinforces practical
application of tools and competencies acquired during the
live activity. Each tool is a combination of essentials in
clinical practice, links to relevant scientific publications, and
printable handout material for reference. Clinical Case
following the online tutorials gives the learners an opportunity
to earn extra CE credit upon completion.
- Differentiating Types of Pain
- Assessment of Pain
- Know Your Drugs: Non-Opioids
- Know Your Drugs: Opioids
- Minimizing Adverse Effects
- Clinical Case
Clinical Case Tutorial
This online clinical case is an opportunity to apply knowledge gained from the
tutorials and to earn extra CE credit upon completion.
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
- Utilize pain assessment techniques to accurately evaluate pain and guide management strategies
- Select an appropriate analgesic based on patient factors and pain type
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This knowledge-based activity has been assigned ACPE 022-999-12-038-H04-P and will award up to 0.5 contact
hours (0.05 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.
Statements of credit will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued
online at the conclusion of the activity. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards
for Continuing Pharmacy Education.
Release Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
Expiration Date: Saturday, March 16, 2013
Disclosure Of Conflicts Of Interest
University of Kentucky and Vemco MedEd require faculty, planners, and others who are in a
position to control the content of continuing education activities to disclose to the
audience any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the activity. All identified
conflicts of interest are reviewed and resolved to ensure fair balance, objectivity, and
scientific rigor in all activities. The faculty is further required to disclose discussion
of off-label uses in their presentations.
The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University.
Employees of University of Kentucky and Vemco MedEd have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Christopher Dennison, employee of University of Kentucky, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Mark Etscheidt, PhD, content reviewer from University of Kentucky, has no relevant financial
relationships to disclose.
Marco Cicero, PhD, employee of Vemco MedEd, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Instructions For Credit
- Review the activity in its entirety
- Go to www. CECentral.com/getcredit
- Enter activity code PEN12301
- Login or register for a free account
- Complete the Post-Test and Evaluation
- Get credit. A printable certificate will be issued.