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2020
08
Oct
2020
Webinar
Promoting the Safe Use of Post-Surgical Opioids: Health Literate Resources from POSSE
Date/Time:
October 8, 2020 - 12 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
Susan Cosgrove, MPA, director, health literacy at the Health Care Improvement Foundation

Description:

The Pennsylvania Opioid Surgical Stewardship Enterprise (POSSE) engages hospitals throughout Pennsylvania to prevent chronic opioid use among surgical patients. POSSE’s patient-centered domain engages patients in developing patient-friendly and easy-to-understand materials that raise awareness about the management of surgical pain and the prevention of opioid use disorder. Join Susan Cosgrove, MPA, director of health literacy at the Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) as she discusses the basic principles of health literacy and how they apply to the development and dissemination of education materials for surgical patients and families.

1.0 continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this webinar. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.


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