Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Postoperative Pain Management Through Opioid-Sparing Strategies for Patients With Breast Cancer

Release Date: April 09, 2021
Expiration Date: October 09, 2021

Activity Overview

This online, on-demand virtual symposium brings together renowned experts in pain management for patients with breast cancer. In this educational program, these experts explore options for the proactive management of pain for patients, as well as associated adverse events with both opioid analgesics and nonopioid strategies, via an interactive panel discussion of real-world practices.

This educational activity is an archive of the live virtual symposium held on March 4, 2021

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.

Target Audience

The live educational program is directed toward all attendees of the Miami Breast Cancer Conference®, including medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists. The online program will be directed toward medical and surgical oncologists, fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professionals involved in the care of breast cancer patients.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Elucidate the rationale for the use of opioid-sparing perioperative approaches in postsurgical pain management settings
  • Detail evidence-based strategies for perioperative pain management for patients with breast cancer
  • Evaluate the effect of proactive multimodal pain-management strategies on outcomes post surgery for patients with breast cancer
  • Apply best practices in pain management across the continuum of surgical care to challenging scenarios in breast cancer

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

The staff of Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities.


Daniel J. DeAngelo, MD, PhD
Patrick I. Borgen, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Maimonides Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY

Disclosures: Speakers Bureau: Genomic Health, Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Daniel J. DeAngelo, MD, PhD
Jeff Gadsden, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Duke University School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Orthopaedics, Plastic,
and Regional Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Disclosures: Grant Research Support: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals; Consultant: Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

PER® mitigated all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a health care professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management options for a specific patient’s medical condition. The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.

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