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Department of Surgery Grand Rounds - Responsible Opioid Prescribing After Surgery

By collaborating with surgery experts with the intent to change practice in the care of surgical patients, participants will be able to describe and identify a variety of treatment plans/procedures for patients and recognize changes in the clinical practice of surgery describing novel transforming medical advances.

Activity Details

Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to discuss overall responsibility for opioid prescribing; including patient education, number of pills prescribed, and the disposal of unused pills, specifically the Buy Back program at the VAMC.

Start Date:  August 6, 2021
End Date:  August 6, 2024
  • Jean Y. Liu, MD, MS 
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth 
    Associate Chief of Surgery, VA Medical Center
  • Richard J. Barth, MD
    Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth 
    Chief, Section of General Surgery Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Registration and Credit Claiming

You may claim CME credit for successful completion of this online course. In order to claim credit, you must follow these steps:

  1. Register for the learning activity by creating an account or logging in to your account.
  2. Click Continue to navigate to the Activity Material tab. Click View Presentation to view the recording. View the entire presentation.
  3. Return to this Activity page.
  4. Click Continue to navigate to the Evaluation tab; then click the Launch button to start the evaluation.
  5. Complete and Submit the evaluation and attestation form.

When the evaluation is submitted, you will be awarded credit. You may access your transcript for verification of participation at any time via Your Account. Need help? Visit the Support Page, send an Email, or call the Center for Learning and Professional Development at (603) 653-1234, Option 1.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit for this Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity, you must:

  • View the entire Presentation 
  • Complete the activity evaluation. (you must register to access).

The following activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control content have reported the following financial interest or relationship* with various companies/organizations.  The Planning Committee role was validated by altering the individual’s control over content about the products or services of the commercial interest by the Activity Director and determined to be free of commercial bias. The Speaker role was validated by independent peer review by the Activity Director and determined to be free of commercial bias. All potential conflict(s) were resolved.

* Richard J. Barth, MD ~ has grant/research support, is a major stockholder and is a patent holder for “Systems and methods for guiding tissue resection” with CairnSurgical, LLC.

* John D. Seigne, MD ~ is a stockholder of Johnson & Johnson.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Bibliographic References
  • See presentation for bibliographic sources to allow for further study.
Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions regarding accreditation of the activity:
Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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