Adverse Drug Event Series – Opioids in Nursing Home to Home Transitions
Patients transitioning from the nursing home back into the home is a critical shift in patient care. Join us for a presentation discussing best practices for this transition that focuses on the management of opioids. Nursing homes will learn the best steps for setting up these patients for success at home.
IN THIS SERIES, ATTENDEES WILL LEARN TO:
1. Describe the difference between Problematic Opioid Use vs. Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
2. Recall the proper counseling points for opioid usage.
3. List the importance of co-prescribing naloxone and the proper counseling approach.
4. Describe the best practices for transitioning a patient from the rehabilitation setting to the home setting.