2017 Jan Stewart Memorial Lecture: Non-Opioid Anesthesia Considerations for Patients with Substance Use Disorder

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Class A Credits: 1.5

Format: Video

Run time: 58 mins

Course Launch Date: 8/19/19

Course Expires: 2/25/22

The purpose of this program is to enhance individual understanding of the acute and recovery phases of substance use disorder with knowledge of how to create an anesthesia care plan that supports the patient's recovery efforts.

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A minimum passing score of 80% is required to pass this course. You have TWO opportunities to achieve a passing score. If you fail to achieve a passing score of 80%, you will not receive CE credit for this course.

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  • Outline the physiologic changes that occur in the disease of addiction.
  • Describe the acute and recovery phases of substance use disorder.
  • Discuss anesthesia and analgesia considerations for patients with substance use disorder to maintain recovery status.
  • Describe anesthesia care plan considerations for a non-opioid anesthetic.

Brad Hutto, MHS, CRNA

Staff CRNA - Lexington Medical Center



Brian R. Selai, MSN, CRNA

CRNA - Northstar Anesthesia / Southeastern Ohio Medical Center



Jessica Switzman, MSN, CRNA

SR Staff CRNA - Johns Hopkins University



Linda Stone, DNP, CRNA

 Assistant Program Director Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia


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