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A Collaborative Approach for Safe Use of Opioids

Date: May 24, 2022 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM



CE Hours


CE Units


Registration closes on May 27, 2022 10:00 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Accreditation Statement: Howard University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Joint Provider(s)

Clinical Pharmacy Associates



Registration Closed  


  • List current District of Columbia resource guides including the DHCF/DC DUR Boards “A Collaborative Approach for Safe USE of Opioids”, and DC Health’s Pocket Guideline for Prescribing Opioid for Chronic Pain to reduce patient harm from opioids
  • Describe at least one important aspect of opioid use from the aforementioned resources guides that promotes better or best practices for key aspects of the medication use process including prescribing, preparation/dispensing, administration, monitoring, and patient education
  • Given a case study where a patient’s opioid prescription utilization suggests overprescribing, misuse and or abuse, outline at least two potential opportunities for improvement and subsequent strategies to reduce patient harm
  • Describe at least one major role each health care professional and/or related organization(s) are responsible for fulfilling, based on local requirements or guidance, to advance opioid stewardship in the care of patients and the general public


Dr. Christopher Keeys, Pharm.D.,BCPS, Pharm.D., BCPS
President, Clinical Pharmacy Associates, Inc.

Activity Number

Date: 05/24/22
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

CE Hours

Registration Closed