Safer Opioid Prescribing Skills
Safer Opioid Prescribing Skills program is offered in partnership with the University of Toronto. This multi-modal and highly effective program is designed to help physicians and health care professionals reduce risk when prescribing opioids. Consisting of three webinars and one in-person workshop, the program integrates the 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain 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
To register, visit the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine CPD website
Program Goals: This program has been created to assist physicians in acquiring knowledge and 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
Upcoming 2019 Webinar Series:
- Jan. 15, Feb. 19, March 20
- March 26, April 30 , May 29
Upcoming 2019 Workshops:
- Calgary - April 6 at the CWC PCN main office (special workshop - does not require completion of the webinars)
- Toronto - May 8 at the U of T
- Toronto - June 5 at the U of T
To register, and for more information including specific session topics and learning objectives, visit the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine CPD website