Solutions for Implementing Holistic Opioid Stewardship Programs

Implementing Holistic Opioid Stewardship Programs

Location: Webinar
Start date:

11/12/2019 1:00 PM Eastern

End date:

11/12/2019 2:00 PM Eastern

Industries: Healthcare
Solutions for Implementing Holistic Opioid Stewardship Programs
Event details

In todayʼs environment, having a comprehensive opioid stewardship program is not optional or a leading practice, it is a necessity. Is your hospital's program taking a holistic approach that covers these key areas:

  • Tracking: effective monitoring and documentation of all opioid movement within the organization
  • Accessibility: transfers, dispensing, ordering, and administration
  • Addiction Prevention: initiatives to prevent new opioid addictions and assist current addicts

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe regulators' latest moves in addressing the opioid endemic
  • Design a comprehensive opioid stewardship program that includes prescription analytics, optimizing pain management, prevention, and detection diversion controls
  • Formulate population health management programs to assist patients with opioid addictions such as Medication-Assisted Treatment programs


  • Tamara Mattox, CIA 
  • Candace Fong, PharmD 
    System VP, Medication Safety
    CommonSpirit Health

Contact information

For more information, please contact Mandy Witmer.

Credit Designation: In support of improving patient care, Ascension/St. Vincent’s Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.0 IPCE credits for learning and change.

Who should participate

Pharmacists, pharmacy leaders, controlled substance professionals, chief medical officers, chief nursing officers, chief operating officers, patient safety/risk management professionals, compliance professionals, and internal auditors

Faculty financial disclosures

Tamara Mattox, CIA, has no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests.
Candace Fong, PharmD, has the following relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests and will not be discussing any off-label or investigational use of products.
Ownership Interest: Novo Nordisk

Continuing professional education

This session is recommended for 1.0 hour of CPE credit and 1.0 hour of IPCE credit (provided by Ascension Health).

Additional CPE information

Advance preparation: Basic knowledge
Prerequisites: None
Program level: Overview
Field of study: Specialized knowledge
Delivery method: Webinar (live group internet)

There is no registration fee for participating in this webinar; therefore, there is no cancellation fee.