The Opioid Epidemic: Impact on Peri-Operative Care

The Opioid Epidemic:  Impact on Peri-Operative Care

The Opioid Epidemic:  Impact on Peri-Operative Care

Archived Webinar
Accredited for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Recorded:  Jan 18, 2018
Released:  Jan 30, 2018
Reviewed:  Dec 26, 2019
Expires:  Jan 30, 2021

Faculty Presenter:

Don Selzer, MD
Chief, Division of General Surgery, IU School of Medicine
Co-Chief of Surgery, IU Health University Hospital
President, Indiana Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

While chairing the ACS Legislative Committee, Dr. Selzer developed a strong interest in the impact of the opioid epidemic on the United States and the role surgeons could play in addressing it. He has published articles on the topic in the ACS Bulletin and led the team of surgeons who crafted the “ACS Statement on the Opioid Epidemic,” published in the August 2017 issue. He also chaired the Advocacy and Health Policy Committee of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. Now, as the president of the Indiana Chapter of the ACS, Dr. Selzer is working to inform Hoosier surgeons about the opioid epidemic and how to help prevent opioid dependency in post-surgical patients and those suffering traumatic injury.   


At the end of this webinarattendees should be able to:  

  • Conduct candid pre-operative discussions with patients about post-procedure pain, to set expectations and assess the risk for opioid misuse
  • Recognize the benefit of using INSPECT as part of routine post-operative practice
  • Identify peri-operative pain management strategies for inpatients and outpatients
  • Summarize ACS advocacy efforts in response to opioid abuse

CME Information

Designation Statement:  The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement:  The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Note:  While offering the CME credit hours listed on this page, this activity is not intended to provide extensive training in a field.

Disclosure:  In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by the ISMA must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Prior to the activity, all faculty, authors, editors and planning committee members participating in an ISMA-sponsored activity are required to disclose to attendees any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.  None of the members of the CME Planning Committee or our speakers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

If you have questions, you may contact ISMA – Continuing Medical Education staff at (800) 257-4762 or



Once registered, you will receive an immediate “Registration Confirmation” email.  

Within 24 hours, you will receive a secondary email containing a URL link to access the video recording, downloadable PowerPoint slides, pertinent handouts and the program evaluation form.  Please note you must complete the program evaluation in order to finish the course and receive your CME Certificate, which will be sent via email within 2 weeks.  At present, ISMA is processing certificates in batches, based on completion date. 



1/18/2018 - 5/13/2020


Thursday, 18 January 2018

1/18/2018 12:00 PM - 1/31/2020 1:00 PM
1/18/2018 12:00 PM