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Difficult conversations in opioid management: limiting, reducing, or stopping opioids
June 19, 2014

For many patients who are currently receiving long-term opioid therapy, potential harms of continued opioids may outweigh apparent benefits. This webinar focuses on how to communicate a patient-centered approach to limiting, reducing, or stopping opioids in a variety of clinical scenarios.


1. Recognize patient perspectives on pain and opioid management
2. Identify practical approaches to limiting, reducing, or discontinuing opioids while maintaining a positive patient-physician relationship
3. Describe the role of shared decision-making in opioid tapering and discontinuation

Erin E. Krebs, MD, MPH
Women's Health Medical Director, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Core Investigator, Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota


The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest.

The duration of this webinar is 60 minutes 

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