Methadone: A Review for Hospice Providers

Objectives:

  • Describe the general properties that make methadone unique
  • Recognize metabolism-related and cardiac-related drug interactions associated with methadone
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess appropriate patient candidates for methadone therapy
  • Initiate methadone therapy in a patient and establish plans for titration and monitoring

Presented by:

Marisa Todd, PharmD, BCPS

Presenter Bio:

As Director of Clinical Education at Enclara Pharmacia, Marisa is responsible for the coordination, integration, maintenance and advancement of Enclara Pharmacia’s education support services.  Prior roles held by Marisa include manager of the West Deptford clinical call center, clinical pharmacist and new hire pharmacist trainer.  She has over 13 years of experience as a pharmacist in various fields including over 9 years in hospice pharmacy, as well as clinical roles in both the hospital and home infusion settings.  Throughout Marisa’s career, she has been continuously involved in the education and training of health care professionals and students.  Marisa earned her doctor of pharmacy degree at Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy.  She completed a 1-year post-graduate pharmacy practice residency program and maintains certification as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).

ACCESS:

This webinar is available to Enclara Pharmacia clients only. To view pre-recorded webinars:

HP Legacy Portal: Log in to the client portal and go to “Clinical Tools” → “Education” “Webinar Playback”. Select the webinar from the list.

Enclara Legacy Portal: Select a webinar listed under the subheading “Education and Enclara Orientation” from the Enclara client portal.

This educational session is for informational purposes only – CEs are not provided.

Duration: 1 Hour
Time: On Demand