Physician: Protect Thyself. The Risks of Liberal Opioid Prescribing in 2021

In this pre-recorded webinar, speaker Don Stader, MD, FACEP, will discuss the legal and practice risks associated with liberal opioid and narcotic prescribing practices. This course, in its entirety, will take an estimated 82 minutes to complete.

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Course opens: 
09/01/2020
Course expires: 
03/01/2025
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Physician: Protect Thyself. The Risks of Liberal Opioid Prescribing in 2021
Don Stader, MD, FACEP, President, Stader Opioid Consulting, Golden, CO

During this pacing event, Dr. Don Stader will discuss the legal and practice risks associated with liberal opioid and narcotic prescribing practices. Strategies to reduce these risks and discuss how to safely discontinue opioid therapy will be shared. Training objectives include:

  • Outline of the IHC program and schedule of talks.
  • Discuss legal and practice risks associated with liberal opioid and narcotic prescribing practices.
    • Criminal, malpractice, medical board, program exclusion
  • Discuss the legal and practice risks associated with abrupt discontinuation of opioids.
  • Introduce practice recommendations that can be implemented today to increase patient safety and reduce medical legal risk.

 

Don Stader, MD, FACEP

Don Stader, MD, FACEP, is an emergency physician, opioid expert, film producer and innovator. He works at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, CO, where he serves as the section chair of emergency medicine and associate ED medical director. Stader holds a medical degree with honors from Baylor College of Medicine and attended emergency medicine residency at Carolinas Medical Center. He is the Past President of the Colorado chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (COACEP) and former President of the Emergency Medicine Resident's Association (EMRA). He is also founder and past chair of Colorado ACEP's Opioid Task Force, Editor-in-Chief of COACEP's 2017 Opioid Prescribing and Treatment Guidelines and the leader of CO's CURE, an effort to create multidisciplinary opioid prescribing and treatment guidelines for the state of Colorado. Stader is the Senior Pain Management and Opioid Policy Physician Adviser for the Colorado Hospital Association and serves on multiple national and local committees addressing the opioid epidemic in Colorado and across the nation. He is the founder and chair emeritus of the nonprofit, The Emergency Medical Minute, which provides free online emergency medical education via podcasts and video.

No continuing education is provided for this course. The user will receive a certificate of completion upon completing the course.

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