Massachusetts

Increased PDMP use
Decreased opioid prescriptions
Enhanced naloxone access
Increased MAT access
32.2% Decrease in Opioid Prescriptions: 2013-2017
6,272,232 Total PDMP Queries in 2017
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Physician education and training resources

The AMA encourages physicians to access the following education and training resources to help end your state’s opioid epidemic.

Medical Education Core Competencies for the Prevention and Management of Prescription Drug Misuse and Suggested Education Modules

All residents and fellows in Massachusetts are strongly encouraged to complete these education modules, or their own program adaptation.

Advocacy

8 professional presentations related to opioids, totaling 16 hours.

 

MMS Opioid Task Force

Membership of 21 physicians, residents, medical students.

4 meetings 2017

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MMS Annual Education Program – The Winding Road of Addiction: Hope on the Horizon
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CME Principles of Palliative Care & Persistent Pain Management (2 Modules)
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Managing Risk When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers for Patients
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Legal Advisor: Identifying Drug Dependence
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The Opioid Epidemic: Policy and Public Health (6 Modules)
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