Vizient Southern States Opioid Collaborative Cohort Webinar

Atlanta, GA US
November 6, 2019

This program will provide education from a leading practice healthcare organization that demonstrates the importance of using data analysis to identify and address targeted problem areas associated with opioid/hydrocodone use.  It will include the compelling case for change along with the organizational structure and process that supports their philosophy for improvement using an accountable interdisciplinary approach, including community partnerships. 

The overall program will promote knowledge exchange among participants as they engage in discussion with the presenters and their colleagues.   Participants will be sharing current improvement activities to address the opioid crisis in their communities that include specific strategies proven to be effective,, challenges encountered and lessons learned.   There will be facilitated discussion among the participants to allow for further discovery of gap opportunities and potential improvement ideas.

Target Audience

Nursing

Pharmacists

Physicians

Learning Objectives

State the case for change in reducing community opioid burden.

Identify data elements and data analysis strategies for monitoring discharge opioid prescriptions.

Apply process changes to reduce discharge opioid prescription burden.

Discuss strategies to address opioid stewardship including successes, challenges and lessons learned.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ANCC
  • 1.50 CBRN
  • 1.25 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
10/22/2019
Course expires: 
12/21/2019
Event starts: 
11/06/2019 - 1:05pm
Event ends: 
11/06/2019 - 2:20pm
Cost:
$0.00
Vizient Southern States
900 Circle 75 Parkway
Suite 1450
Atlanta, GA 30339
United States
+1 (770) 850-7433

Relevant financial relationships: Kevin Walker - AcelRX Consultant fees - Consultant


Planning committee members
Sharon Ellis, MEd, BSN, RN
Sr. Director, Clinical Improvement
Vizient approved nurse planner
Vizient Southern States

Melissa Frank, PharmD
Pharmacy Director
Northeast Georgia Health System

John Langefeld, MD
VP, Clinical Integration and Quality Innovation
Vizient Southern States

 

Course reviewer
Sharon Ellis, MEd, BSN, RN
Sr. Director, Clinical Improvement
Vizient approved nurse planner
Vizient Southern States

Jim Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
PI Program Director, Pharmacy
PI Collaboratives
Vizient

 

Presenters
Kevin Walker, MD, FASA
Medical Director of the Division of Pain Medicine Dept of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine
Prisma Health Upstate Affiliate

Douglas Furmanek, PharmD
Director, Clinical Pharmacy Svcs, Dept of Pharmacy
Prisma Health Upstate Affiliate

Sharon Ellis, MEd, BSN, RN
Sr. Director, Clinical Improvement
Vizient Southern States

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statements:

NURSING
This activity is designated for 1.25 hours.

Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.50 contact hours.

PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.25 ACPE credit hours. 
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-19-214-L04-P


PHYSICIAN
Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.25 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ANCC
  • 1.50 CBRN
  • 1.25 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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