Nevada Optometric Association - Event Information

Event Name:Wednesday Night Webinar - Live, Online CE - Treatment of Pain
Event Type(s):Southern Nevada Events
Northern Nevada Events
Continuing Education

Wednesday Night Webinar
Treatment of Pain: Opioid Choices and Issues for Patient and Practitioner


Speaker: Tracy Offerdahl, PharmD, BPharm, RPh, FAAO

Course Description: This is an oral pharmacology course that describes the appropriate use of opioid medications, emphasizing pain management within the scope of Optometry and general pain management. Case anecdotes will include management of ocular pain, with specific emphasis on oral/systemic medications.  Opioid medications will be evaluated in terms of risk versus benefit, focusing on the appropriate use of pain medications, evaluation of potential addiction, and a description on how to protect both patient and practitioner.

2-Hour CE Credit 
Course Category:  Pharmacology

Cost:   NOA Members - FREE
            AOA/AFOS Affiliate Members - $25
            Non-Member Doctors - $50
            Students - FREE

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be in writing. To receive a refund of 100% of the registration fee (less the $10 cancellation fee), cancellations must be received before 12/08/2021—no refunds after that date.

 Dr. Tracy Offerdahl attended Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, PA, for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. Upon completing her Doctor of Pharmacy degree, she completed a Residency at Temple University Hospital, where she spent much of her time in internal medicine and infectious diseases.

Dr. Offerdahl is currently on faculty at Salus University in the Department of Optometry. She is the course director and instructor for all systemic pharmacology courses for the optometry, audiology, and physician assistant programs. Additionally, she is a practicing clinical pharmacist with a pharmacy and a patient care practice site in Rosemont, PA.

Dr. Offerdahl lectures extensively in the optometry community and is a Fellow in The American Academy of Optometry.


Event Date:12/08/2021
Event Time:6:00 PM - 8:15 PM Pacific
Location:Online Zoom Webinar
Contact Person:Nevada Optometric Association
(phone: 702.220.7444)
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