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29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

*** S13: NRS: When Addiction Takes Over: Managing Dependence Issues in the Patient With CF

Oct 9, 2015 10:30am ‐ Oct 9, 2015 12:20pm

Standard: $49.99


This symposium will provide insight into the multidisciplinary & multifaceted levels of care that are necessary to provide health support for the patient with CF while concurrently managing the challenges of a substance use disorder.

Educational Objectives: 

  1. List generally accepted, inappropriate & controversial indications for opioid prescription for painful conditions in CF.  
  2. Distinguish between opioid misuse, abuse, addiction & pseudoaddiction in patients with CF. 
  3. Discuss the complexity of addictive medication management in patients with CF, including skills to address existing concerns & prevent substance use problems.  
*** This session was streamed live during the 2015 NACFC. To watch free archived versions of the live streamed sessions, register here: https://arc.nacfconference.org/cff/live/14 


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