Alternatives to Opioids

Thursday, March 30, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This webinar will focus on the many alternatives that can be used instead of opioids for treating pain. Presenters will also touch on recent updates to CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be better able to:
1. Describe the prescription drug and opioid abuse epidemic in your community
2. Identify pathways for development of addiction in patients exposed to opioids
3. Recommend pharmacologic and other alternatives to opioids for treating pain
4. Work with your care team to address the epidemic of opioid addiction and the rising levels of misuse and abuse and deaths including diversion, harm reduction, and signs and symptoms

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Last Updated: 03/13/23