Creating a healthier, better connected Gippsland.

High Risk Opioid Management -(LCHS)

What You Will Learn

Clinical Boundaries
  • Understand how to perform a risk assessment
  • Understand how to say no
  • Understand issues around self-reflection and clinical boundaries and patient-centred care
High Risk GP Prescribing
  • The context of the Victorian prescription drug crisis
  • Identify high risk prescribing
  • Understand the role of opioids in chronic non-cancer pain

Transfers

  • How to identify opioid use disorder in patients on high OMEDs
  • How to transfer from full agonist opioids to methadone
  • How to transfer from full agonists to buprenorphine
  • Understand the role of LAIB
Clinical boundaries – presented by Dr Ferghal Armstrong
High Risk GP Prescribing – presented by Dr Ann Saunders
Transfers – From high dose opioids to pharmacotherapy – presented by Thileepan Naren
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