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Slow and Steady: Initiating and supporting tapers of controlled substances in community pharmacies

Ended Jun 15, 2024
1 credit

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Accredited: 1 CEU. Attitudes and expectations around the use of opioids and benzodiazepines have changed significantly over the past 5-10 years and many patients and prescribers are struggling with the need for dosage reductions. Community pharmacists are in a unique position to help. This presentation provides patient-educational principles and collaborative tools to enable pharmacists to help initiate, support, and sustain medication taper plans. 

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