POWER-PAK C.E. - Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Update on the Drug Overdose Crisis: More Than Prescription Opioids

1. The drug most responsible for the most recent surge in opioid overdose deaths is:

2. The current opioid crisis has been predominately due to increased abuse in which demographic group?

3. The following describe recent trends in abuse EXCEPT:

4. Heroin surpassed prescription opioids as a leading cause of overdose deaths because of the following EXCEPT:

5. Fentanyls pose a very high risk because of all the following factors EXCEPT:

6. OxyContin is often blamed for the rise in opioid overdose for the following reasons EXCEPT:

7. Rescheduling Hydrocodone combination products (HCP's):

8. A group of the Nation's Governors made a commitment to attack the opioid crisis. Their recommendations included the following EXCEPT:

9. Opiate prescribing limits have been enacted:

10. Prescriptions written for opioids began to decline around:

Evaluation Questions

11. To what extent did the program meet objective #1?

12. To what extent did the program meet objective #2?

13. To what extent did the program meet objective #3?

14. To what extent did the program meet objective #4?

15. Rate the effectiveness of how well the program related to your educational needs:

16. Rate how well the active learning strategies (questions, cases, discussions) were appropriate and effective learning tools:

17. Rate the quality of the faculty:

18. Rate the effectiveness and the overall usefulness of the material presented:

19. Rate the appropriateness of the examination for this activity:

20. Rate the effectiveness of how well the activity related to your practice needs:

21. Rate the effectiveness of how well the activity will help you improve patient care:

22. Will the information presented cause you to change your practice?

23. Are you committed to making these changes?

24. As a result of this activity, did you learn something new?

25. What is your practice setting or area of practice?

26. How many years have you been in practice?

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