More Than Just the Shakes: Inpatient Management of Acute Opioid Withdrawal

Sara Hale, PharmD

May 27, 2021, 1:30 pm-2:30 pm – Via WebEx, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Audience:        Accredited for Pharmacists

                         Other interested health care professionals welcome

Credits:           1 Contact Hour- knowledge based

                         0.1CEU will be awarded under the provider


Presenter:       Sara Hale, PharmD

                         PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Registration:    Free to all attendees

Learning Objectives:

After attending this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss evidence based treatment strategies for management of opioid withdrawal
  2. Summarize the role of lofexidine to current treatment strategies for acute opioid withdrawal
  3. Review post-withdrawal taper strategies and options for medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD)

Requirements for Receiving CE Credit:

  • Successful completion of post-presentation questions
  • Participation at live program
  • Complete program evaluation form

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