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Sharing Evidence-Based Practices through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Pain Management and Care Transition
April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
1:00 – 2:30 pm CT / 12:00 – 1:30 pm MT
Dr. Jaswinder “Jas” Legha, Medical Officer on the Clinical Practice Team in the Division of Overdose Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will present at our second learning session as a part of our Sharing evidence-based practices through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Pain Management and Care Transitions Learning Series. Dr. Legha will discuss the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain and Dr. Jane Brock will discuss impact of opioid overdose and deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the conclusion of this event, participants will be able to:
- Use guideline recommendations for the management of chronic pain, including the use of opioid and nonopioid therapies and nonpharmacologic interventions
- Identify criteria for opioid use disorder diagnosis and outline appropriate treatment options
- Assess the changes and impact to care delivery and patient/resident management during social isolation and considerations for those suffering from chronic pain during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Recognize the safety of prescribing and harm reduction associated with opioids, including opioid use disorder (OUD) and overdose
Dr. Legha completed her residency in internal medicine-primary care at NYU/Bellevue Hospital. From 2003 to 2019, she worked in various clinical settings at Bellevue Hospital, including a primary care clinic for “high utilizer,” frequently hospitalized, undomiciled people; Bellevue’s World Trade Center Environmental Health Center for 9/11 survivors; and on Bellevue’s psychiatric inpatient ward as a medical consultant.
April 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT