Methadone for Pain in Palliative Care
Methadone4Pain.ca is a series of three education modules for physicians, nurses and pharmacists seeking to improve their knowledge in prescribing and managing patients prescribed methadone for pain in palliative care.
Continuing Professional Education Credits
• College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 2 Mainpro+ credits
• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1)
This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 2 Mainpro+ credits.
This event was co-developed with the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 2.0 hours. Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended. The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medication Education (CACME).
This program has received an educational grant or in-kind support from the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and Health Canada. The views herein do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada or the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.
The Methadone for Pain in Palliative Care course provides general guidance on appropriate practice and their use is subject to the health professionals judgment in each individual case. The course is designed to provide information for physicians interested in obtaining an exemption license to prescribe methadone and is not meant to replace the process prescribed by the appropriate College of Physicians and Surgeons. Individuals who complete this course are required to make their own determination regarding specific safe and appropriate clinical practices. While care has been taken to ensure that this course reflects the state of general knowledge and expert consensus about practice in the field at the date of publication, Canadian Virtual Hospice does not make any warranty or guarantee in respect to any of the contents or information contained in the course nor accept responsibility or liability whatsoever for any errors or omissions in the course, regardless of whether those errors or omissions were made negligently or otherwise.