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General Meeting: "Gabapentinoids: Unnerving Trends in Misuse and Abuse"

  • October 15, 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Virtual Meeting (Zoom)


  • Members may attend for free

Registration is closed

Presented by:


ACPE # Pending

First-Time Offering; Initial Release Date Thursday, October 15, 2020

Successful completion of this activity counts as Live ACPE CE.


Giulia Barlow, PharmD, BCPS

Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Mercy Health Saint Mary's, Grand Rapids, MI


5:30 - 6:30 PM - Board Meeting

6:30 - 7:30 PM - Virtual CE Presentation

Organizer: Thomas Beuschel, PharmD, BCPS

Livestream Info:

A link to the Zoom livestream will be emailed to registrants in their confirmation email.

Requirements for successful completion of credit: Attendees will need to submit a provided CE Activity Code code within 12 hours of the activity in order to check-in for the activity. They will then have 30 days to log-in to their WMed Profile to complete the evaluation form and receive credit.

We recommend that you create a WMed account before attending one of our meetings.  Please see our Help Page for detailed instructions on creating a WMed account and claiming your CE credits.

After attending the program, the pharmacist and pharmacy technician should be able to:
    1. Discuss off-label indications and trends in prescribing practices

    2. Identify risk factors for gabapentinoid misuse and abuse

    3. Explain risks associated with concomitant use of gabapentinoids and opioids

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Western Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Credit amount subject to change.

    Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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