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Safe Use of Opioids in Hospitals: Successful Pain Management and Sedation Programs

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
This webinar will focus on reducing opioid-related adverse events in hospitals, including respiratory depression, sedation, delirium, falls, and other effects. Representatives from hospitals in New York will highlight the significance of conducting accurate pain assessments and implementing effective pain management plans, as well as their own successes in implementing effective processes when dealing with opioids for pain management.


• Miriam Klein, B.S., Pharm.D., Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Medication Safety, Kings County Hospital Center
• Lorraine Farrell, FNP, RPAC, Assistant Vice President of Medical Affairs, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital

How to join the Webconference

1. Click on the following link to begin logging on: https://nyspfp.webex.com/nyspfp/onstage/g.php?d=646846633&t=a 
2. Enter your name and e-mail 
3. Enter the case-sensitive password: Studies123 
4. Click the “Join Now” button.
5. Fill in any additional information requested.
6. Click the “Submit” button at the bottom right-hand side of your screen.

After loading, a pop-up box will appear with the following dial-in instructions:

• The toll-free phone number: (877) 668-4493 
• The Meeting ID number: 646 846 633 
• Your unique Attendee ID number: ____ (Assigned when you log into the Webconference) You will need to key this number into the telephone to ensure your computer and telephone are linked.

This Webconference will be presented with Closed Captioning. You can begin accessing the closed captioning 10 minutes prior to the start of the Webconference, either in the WebEx media viewer, or by opening a separate window in your browser and using the following link:  http://www.captionedtext.com/client/event.aspx?CustomerID=1367&EventID=2157409


Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages all NYSPFP hospital liaisons, nursing-centered initiative team leaders (including adverse drug event and fall prevention teams), as well as interdisciplinary critical care representatives to participate.

Who To Contact

If you need assistance with registration for the Webconference, please contact Joan Stewart at jstewart@nyspfp.org or (518) 431-7522.
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