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The Opioid Crisis: Family and Caregiver Risk Assessment Factors & How to Respond to Them
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The Opioid Crisis: Family and Caregiver Risk Assessment Factors & How to Respond to Them

When: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
11:30am-1:00pm, Login at 11:15am
Where: Webinar
Presenter: Sharon Wrona & Lisa Humphrey
Contact: Julia Heath
(850) 222-8967

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The Opioid Crisis: Family and Caregiver Risk Assessment Factors & How to Respond to Them

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern)
Webinar Recording Available

The disease of addiction can impact those who are caring for their loved ones in pain. No one wants to think their parents, family members, caregivers, or friends would take medications from those who are suffering in pain especially at the end of life. Unfortunately in the world we live in today, this is happening. This session will share stories of struggles while providing pain management, palliative and end of life care.

The presentation will share a pediatric institution’s quality improvement project on Opioid Risk Screen for Abuse in a pediatric chronic pain clinic and a homebased palliative care and hospice setting. The experts will discuss:
• Opioid misuse issue statistics in the US and Ohio.
• Risk factors for opioid misuse in caregivers and how this can impact pain management patients in pain and at the end of life.
• Implementation of a quality improvement project conducted in a pediatric chronic pain clinic and homebased palliative care and hospice setting.

Presenters: Sharon Wrona, DNP, RN-BC, PNP, PMHS, AP-PMN. Dr. Wrona is the Administrative Director for the Comprehensive Pain and Palliative Care Services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She has been a pediatric nurse for 30 years and has spent the last 16 years working in pediatric pain management as a nurse practitioner. Sharon completed her DNP at The Ohio State University as well as her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. With Dr. Wrona’s background in working with children and adolescents she has developed a passion on safe pain management from both a prescribers and nurses prospective.

Lisa Humphrey, MD, Hospice Medical Director and Director of Palliative Care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Humphrey received her bachelor's degree from Columbia University, New York, New York, and her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. She completed her pediatric residency and a fellowship in pediatric hospice and palliative medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Registration Fee: Member rate is $130.00 - Non-members $199.00. Indicate if you will be calling into the live webinar or purchasing the audio recording (fee is the same). The live webinar includes the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters. If you desire to purchase both the live webinar and the audio recording, pay the registration fee and an additional $30.

Continuing Education: 1.5 SN, OT & ST: The presenters and program planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this webinar. RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded. To apply for nursing contact hours, please complete an evaluation form and sign-in sheet, listing the individuals at your facility that participated and noting those requesting contact hours.

Individuals requesting contact hours will receive a certificate of contact hours earned. Please make sure that you enter the Contact Person’s name in the Registration Form. All correspondence and site registration information will be sent to this person. No commercial support has been provided for this program.

The Home Care Association of Florida is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Florida Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Occupational Therapy, and the Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.


Webinar Only
HCAF Members $130
Non-Members $199

Webinar + Audio Recording
HCAF Members $160
Non-Members $229

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