Tuesday, April 16
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 30AB; SDCC
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Jason M. Schwalb, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Francis Michael Ferrante, MD; Jakun Willard Ing, MD ; Joshua M. Rosenow, MD, FAANS
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of opioids used in neurosurgical practice, including related medications used in these patients such as naloxone and buprenorphine.
- Recognize the clinical evidence and guidelines for the use of these medications in neurosurgical patients.
- Apply the perioperative management of neuropathic and nociceptive pain in neurosurgical patients, including in patients who are chronic opioid users.
- Describe recent opioid legislation and the implications of these new laws on opioid prescribing in neurosurgical practice.