Opioids: Diminishing Returns for Pain Management and Increasing Addiction Risk

Opioids: Diminishing Returns for Pain Management and Increasing Addiction Risk 

The goal of this webinar is to present general information on the difference between acute and chronic pain and the emotions and behaviors associated with each, the disconnect between the use of opioids to treat chronic pain and the number of people suffering from pain, and how certain types of mental health and medical conditions can have an impact on the risk of addiction to opiates. This webinar is derived from portions of a Relias webinar titled “The Treatment of Chronic Pain.” Some of the material referenced from the original webinar does not appear in this version.

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Hours: 0.50
REL-PS-0-W004

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PS-0-W004
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Explain the difference between acute and chronic pain and the emotions and behaviors associated with each
Discuss the disconnect between the use of opioids to treat chronic pain and the number of people suffering from pain
Describe how certain types of mental health and medical conditions can have an impact on the risk of addiction to opiates.
Instructor: Karl J. Haake, MD
Karl J. Haake, MD, is currently the Pain Management Consultant for the Missouri Primary Care Association and lead facilitator for Missouri's Chronic Pain ECHO Project. He is an anesthesiologist who specializes in pain medicine and is certified by both the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine. He formed the first pain clinic at a Federally Qualified Health Center in the United States at the Community Health Center of Central Missouri and consults with hospitals, health systems, managed care organizations, private clinics, and FQHC's throughout the country regarding coordination of primary care, behavioral health, and pain management. In addition to clinical responsibilities, Dr. Haake is deeply involved with the improvement of the delivery of chronic pain care and addressing the issues associated with the utilization of opioid pain medications. He currently serves on the Opioid Prescribing Initiative with Missouri Health Net and the Department of Mental Health in Missouri. He has spoken regionally and nationally including at the Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare and Psychiatric Rehab Conference, the National Association of Community Health Centers Community Health Institute, and the National Council for Behavioral Health. Dr. Haake received a Presidential Commendation from the American Academy of Pain Medicine in 2014 for work surrounding the coordination of pain care among specialists and primary care providers. He received his medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Disclosure: Karl J. Haake, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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