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Registration for PharmedOut's June conference is now open! This year's conference features Carl Elliott MD PhD, Josh Sharfstein MD, Anna Lembke MD, Ivan Oransky MD, and many other luminaries. Register here.
PharmedOut's collaboration with the DC DOH has produced a new CME/CPE module on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention. This is the ninth module, free to DC physicians and healthcare professionals.
Read about our latest article on Pharmacist-industry relationships and get the low-down on the latest conference news in the PharmedOut February newsletter.
Describes the public health impact of opioid use in the United States, outlines the history of opioid prescribing and promotion, explains neuroadaptation as it relates to opioids, and discusses adverse effects associated with opioids. Pain treatment agreements are also addressed.
Differentiates between tolerance, dependence, and addiction, provides practical strategies for tapering patients off of opioids safely, discusses withdrawal, and compares buprenorphine and methadone for medication assisted treatment. Includes tools for counseling patients about addiction and dealing with chronic pain.
We provide access to free, web-based, pharma-free CME that any physician in the U.S. can use to fulfill annual CME requirements. In addition, you can find news, information, and resources on our site, ranging from our monthly newsletter to our teaching tools for educators.
Our conferences in particular attract a multidisciplinary, international crowd of doctors, nurses, physicians assistants, lawyers, policymakers, ethicists, and more.More