Opioid Misuse: Outpatient Risk Identification and Stratification

Green Clock Hours: 0.75

In the United States, the use and abuse of opioids has become an epidemic, costing the nation billions of dollars every year. While opioids can be a safe and effective method of pain management, they can also be highly addictive. The issue is compounded when physicians and other prescribers prescribe opioids to patients who are at a high risk of opioid misuse or abuse without first exploring other options. In this module, we will explore the risk factors and stratification of opioid misuse, as well as assessment tools and strategies to ensure safe and effective pain management for patients using opioid medications.

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In the United States, the use and abuse of opioids has become an epidemic, costing the nation billions of dollars every year. While opioids can be a safe and effective method of pain management, they can also be highly addictive. The issue is compounded when physicians and other prescribers prescribe opioids to patients who are at a high risk of opioid misuse or abuse without first exploring other options. In this module, we will explore the risk factors and stratification of opioid misuse, as well as assessment tools and strategies to ensure safe and effective pain management for patients using opioid medications.

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