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Safer Opioid Prescribing Skills

Safer Opioid Prescribing Skills program is offered in partnership with the University of Toronto. It is a multi-modal, innovative, effective program designed to help physicians and health care professionals reduce risk when prescribing opioids. It was one of the first educational programs in the country to offer a curriculum that reflects the Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain released in May 2017.Consisting of three webinars and one in-person workshop, the program integrates the Guideline recommendations to ensure that physicians and health care providers have the most up to date information to improve their opioid prescribing and chronic pain management.

This program is for: Physicians, residents, and other healthcare professionals and nurses who prescribe opioids

Program Goals

This Series of Programs has been created to assist physicians in acquiring knowledge and learning new skills in the field of pain management, especially in the area of chronic non-cancer pain.

  • Develop multi-modal approaches to complex chronic pain.
  • Initiate & manage safer & effective opioid therapy.
  • Prevent & address opioid use disorder.
  • Develop communication & collaboration practice skills to better manage opioid therapy for your chronic pain patients.

This webinar series and workshop are free from industry involvement.

The development and delivery of this program and its faculty are held to the highest ethical standard of having no industry-related conflicts of interest.

Duration: 3 webinars and 1 one-day workshop

Cost - Webinar Series :

  • $450.00 for Physicians
  • $150.00 for residents and other healthcare professionals

Cost - Workshop :

  • $650.00 for Physicians
  • $200.00 for residents and other healthcare professionals

For more information including program topics and learning objectives, and to register, visit the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine CPD website

See Accreditation Details for this Program

For GENERAL questions or inquiries

If you have a question or inquiry about Saegis, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 We will respond to you within 2 business days.