260/261; Ernest N. Morial
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $100
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Christopher J. Winfree, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Francis Michael Ferrante, MD; Jakun Willard Ing, MD ; Joshua M. Rosenow, MD, FAANS; Jason M. Schwalb, MD, FAANS
This course provides an update for any neurosurgeon, resident, fellow, nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA) who utilizes opioids in neurosurgical practice. It includes information on the pharmacology and clinical evidence supporting opioids and related medications in neurosurgery patients, how to provide these medications safely to neurosurgical patients, even in those who are chronic opioid users and how new health care legislation affects the use of opioids in neurosurgical practice.