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Should We Sprinkle a Little Methadone on Top? Methadone as a Co-analgesic

The overall need/educational goal is to evaluate and incorporate new knowledge into clinical practice among palliative care and pain management pharmacists. The learning objectives support this goal.

Date: Sep 21, 2016 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM



CE Hours


CE Units


Registration closes on Sep 21, 2016 01:45 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


Disclosure Policy
The disclosure policies of the SIUE School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Professional Education requires all persons in a position to control content to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. If a conflict is identified, the Office of Professional Continuing Education will initiate a process for resolving the conflict.  The existence of relationships does not necessarily imply bias or lessen the value of the activity.  All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.
The persons required to disclose conflicts include all course faculty, the SIUE CPE administrator, all activity planners and all reviewers.  The relevant commercial financial relationships or affiliations must have occured over the past 12 months.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  
The participant must provide the correct NABP ePID number/DOB combination in their electronic profile. All CPE evaluations must be completed within 60 days of completing the activity. It is the participant's responsibility to check that their credit records are correct within the 60 day period after completion of the activity.   Log in to CPE Monitor at to view a list of all ACPE-accredited activities you have taken. Any discrepancies must be resolved with the CPE Provider directly and in a timely manner.


Requirements for CE Credit

Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities and complete an online evaluation form before credit is awarded.  
The CPE activity will be held as a live webinar on Zoom.
To attend the webinar, follow the link below :
Make sure to test your computer video and audio prior to attending the webinar.
CPE Credits will be submitted and posted to your NABP CPE profile within 2 weeks once you have successfully met these requirements.
This activity has a  $10 fee.  Members of the Society of Palliative Care Pharmacists should use their coupon code when registering to receive a discount.  If you would like to join the Society, please visit their web site at:



Registration closes on Sep 21, 2016 at 01:45 PM

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  • Summarize the available evidence supporting methadone use as a coanalgesic in palliative care patients.
  • Describe the strengths and weaknesses of Courtemanche et al’s 2016 cohort study evaluating methadone use as a coanalgesic in palliative care patients.
  • Discuss the benefits and burdens of opioid rotation to methadone versus addition of low-dose methadone as a coanalgesic for palliative care patients with severe uncontrolled pain.
  • Identify important unanswered questions regarding methadone use as a coanalgesic.


Kashelle Lockman picture

Kashelle Lockman, Pharm.D., M.A.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

Brief Bio : Kashelle Lockman is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Her area of practice is hospice and palliative care.
Disclosure : Kashelle Lockman has completed and submitted the SIUE School of Pharmacy Continuing Pharmacy Education Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.

Activity Number

Date: 09/21/16
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

CE Hours





Live Webinar
Registration Closed