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"8" Reliable Principles to Safe Opioid Prescribing
November 1, 2012

"8" Reliable Principles to Safe Opioid Prescribing

At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:

  • Understand basics of opioid management
  • Assess patient and categorize opioid risk
  • Recognize strategies for patient follow-up

Safe prescribing of opioids requires understanding how to identify patients at risk and what is considered essential monitoring.  This presentation will discuss 8 key principles that are practical and tested that if understood and implemented will reduce the risk of harm when prescribed opioids.

This webinar is part of the Prescribers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies collaborative led by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and funded by SAMHSA and CSAT.The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Lynn R. Webster, M.D., F.A.C.P.M., F.A.S.A.M.
Medical Director of CRILifetree
President-Elect of the American Academy of Pain Medicine

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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