Pathways to Safer Opioid Use Post-Test (4 CMEs)

I attest that I have completed the physician portion of this training in its entirety.
The growth in the amount of pain medication dispensed in our society is correlated with increases in prescription misuse and abuse.
A nurse's responsibilities to a patient include the following:
To reduce non-medical abuse, diversion, and duplication of prescriptions while preserving the professional practice, healthcare providers are given access to _______________________________________________.
Which patient-centered communication strategies can help patients understand and act on information to prevent ADEs?
Health Literacy strategies include:
The teach back method decreases the effectiveness of counseling.
The role of maintaining health, wellness, and resilience include:
The need for mental health support is common even for the most resilient individuals experiencing chronic pain.
Advocating for the patient’s health is the sole responsibility of the primary physician.
The training provided a better understanding of the need for a comprehensive approach to managing pain and the promotion of safe opioid use with your patients.
_____________________________ is a patient centered approach to care that involves educating the patient about the benefits and risks of different treatment plans, and making treatment decisions together based on the evidence, values, and circumstances of the patient after discussion of the choices.
A biopsychosocial approach is key to successfully managing patients with pain and decreasing the incidence of opioid-related ADEs.
Depression and mental health disorders are common in patients with chronic pain and can increase the risk of overdose.
Healthcare providers should assess patients for substance abuse disorder during visits.
Delivering opioid therapy in the context of multimodal care may include:
Risk mitigation strategies for all patients on opioids regardless of risk for misuse are:
______________________________ is a way to confirm that you have explained to the patient what they need to know in a manner that the patient understands.
Reviewing medications with your patient may help you to:
Treatment options for chronic pain vary depending on the individual.
Long-term use of opioids will likely decrease in effectiveness over time.
Prescribers are encouraged to do which of the following before prescribing opioids for management of chronic pain:
Pharmacists may be one of the most accessible providers in the chain of care and are in a unique position to provide _________________.
To advance safer opioid use, pharmacists should proactively address the following:
Due to time management at a pharmacy, it is not a best practice to check with other members of a patient’s medical team, especially in transition of care situations when a patient is coming from someone other than his or her primary care physician.
By law, only the prescriber has the responsibility to ensure that a controlled substance prescription is issued for a legitimate medical purpose.
To advance safer opioid use, a pharmacist may have to coordinate care with the below member(s) of a patient’s health care team:
______________________ is an essential part of a pharmacist’s job and can make a real difference in reducing adverse events related to opioids.
Opioid agreements should not:
Limiting content to the patient is not a health literacy strategy.
Each member of the care team has a role to play to ensure patients understand how to use their medications properly and safely.
Which of the following exemplifies a productive conversation starter when using the teach-back method?