Participants who are not pursing the Certificate have the option of taking elective courses independently.
This online course provides health care workers with evidence-based tools and recommendations from the 2010 Canadian Guidelines for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-cancer Pain. This course will guide you through the Opioid Manager, a point-of-care tool that condenses key elements of the Canadian Guideline, which you can use with your interprofessional team in clinical practice or primary care settings.
After successfully completing the course, participants will be able to:
The course consists of three self-directed online modules. One module is released every week, with an "ask the experts" section for questions.
Please note: This course requires you to use an internet browser, but the system does not support Microsoft Internet Explorer. Do not use that to access the course.
Instead, use one of the following:
· Apple Safari
· Google Chrome
· Microsoft Edge
· Mozilla Firefox
For more details, please read the browser and compatibility support page.
This course is held under the auspices of the office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). This course meets the accreditation criteria of:
The College of Family Physicians of Canada - 12.5 Mainpro - M1 credits
The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada - 12.5 Section 1 credits
The Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) - 12.5 CEC hoursCanadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) 12.5 CEC hours
CAMH is affiliated with the University of Toronto and been partner with the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.
Dr. Andrea Furlan, MD, Associate Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Beth Sproule, Pharm. D. Advanced Practice Pharmacist / Clinician Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
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