This learning pathway contains training and tools for OB/GYN professionals to provide expert symptom management for their patients with serious illness.

Course 4: Assessing Risk for Opioid Substance Use Disorder

Integrating routine risk assessment for substance use disorder when considering or using opioid therapy.

Course 6: Prescribing An Opioid

Safe and appropriate opioid prescribing for the opioid-naive patient with serious illness.

Prescribing Opioids: A Pocket Reference

Opioid pocket reference for providers including safe starting doses, equianalgesic chart, and standard dosing strengths. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2019.

Course 8: Monitoring for Opioid Efficacy, Side Effects, and Substance Use Disorder

Ongoing evaluation of opioid benefits, risks, and side effects for the patient with serious illness.

Course 10: Prescribing Practice and Opioid Conversions

Prescribing practice for long half-life opioids, converting from one opioid to another, and accounting for incomplete cross-tolerance.

Nausea and Vomiting

Identifying and managing nausea and vomiting for patients living with serious illness and their caregivers.

Anxiety

Prevalence, screening recommendations, and evidence-based strategies to treat anxiety in patients with serious illness.

Depression

Prevalence, screening recommendations, and evidence-based strategies to treat depression in patients with serious illness.

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