Continuing Education Course Outline

Pharmacist education developed independently of opioid suppliers is a critical step in addressing the opioid epidemic.

Quality Healthcare Concepts is pleased to offer such an online opioid dispensing continuing education course, entitled “Last Line of Defense”. This course is distinguished by its emphasis on pharmacists’ corresponding responsibility with prescribers for the safe use of opioids. Its reliance on evidence-based research has been overseen by full-time faculty at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy and the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy. It features video vignettes illustrating how pharmacists can employ its recommendations.

Course Outline

  • Pharmacists’ Corresponding Responsibility with Prescribers for Safe Use of Opioids
  • Warning Signs of Opioid Abuse
  • Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
  • Naloxone
  • Getting Help for Patients with Opioid Use Problems