Use of Opioids in Patients with Cancer in North Carolina LIVE

April 8, 2020

Amy M. Goetzinger, PhD, will discuss concerns and strategies related to the use of opioids in patients with cancer in North Carolina. Dr. Goetzinger will share best recommended strategies for the identification and management of cancer-related pain.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.


Learning Objectives

  • Explain factors and the current response of the opioid crisis over time.
  • Identify best practices of opioid use for cancer-related pain.
  • Describe alternative strategies and therapies for cancer-related pain.


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Course summary
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  • 1.00 Participation
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Event starts: 
04/08/2020 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/08/2020 - 1:15pm EDT
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Amy M. Goetzinger, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Presenter Disclosure Information

Amy M. Goetzinger, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.


This Non-Credit Course does NOT have accreditation for continuing education credits.

The course offers only general participation certificates.

Available Credit

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