2018 AUA Quality Improvement Summit: Opioid Stewardship in Urology
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AUA Position Statement: Opioid Use
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AUA Opioids Resources Toolkit

Contains information and resources including:

  • Safe disposal of opioids
  • Patient education materials
  • Clinical education materials
  • Opioid prescribing recommendations
  • Pain management tools
  • Pediatric opioid resources
  • Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
  • Risks of opioid use
  • Webinars, podcasts and apps on opioids
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AMA Education Hub: Opioid and Pain Management: Guidelines, Research and Treatments

Fulfill your state-mandated CME credits while enhancing your knowledge of opioid and non-opioid pain management, safe opioid prescribing and substance use treatment. Learn now.

CME 44.25 Total Credits
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AMA-Manatt National Roadmap on State-Level Efforts to End the Opioid Epidemic

Leading-edge Practices and Next Steps

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ACOG District II Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in Pregnancy Bundle – Part 2

Response & Reporting

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ACOG District II Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy Bundle – Part 1

Readiness, Recognition and Prevention

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Implementing SBIRT: An Effective Approach to Care

ACOG District II

 

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Spotlight on Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania makes for an ideal case study on how strong leadership can make a difference—even if the fight is not over yet

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Spotlight on Colorado

Colorado’s progress and recommended next steps to end the opioid epidemic

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Spotlight on North Carolina

Analyzing substance use disorder treatment, pain management and harm reduction

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Spotlight on Mississippi

Best practices and recommendations for ending the opioid epidemic in Mississippi

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AMA Opioid Task Force 2019 Progress Report

The 2019 progress report highlights physician action and the immediate need for policymakers to focus on removing barriers to evidence-based treatment.

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New Opioid Analgesics Complimentary Education
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2019 Recommendations of the AMA Opioid Task Force

New recommendations that urge policymakers to protect patients’ access to evidence-based treatment, remove barriers to comprehensive pain care.

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Pharmacology: Antimicrobials, Anticoagulants, Post-operative Pain
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The Use of Opioids in Neurosurgical Practice: How to be Safe, Effective, and Compliant with New Prescribing Laws
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2015 AMA Opioid Task Force recommendations

The original recommendations from the AMA Opioid Task Force provide six ways for physicians to take action to end the epidemic.

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Medical Society of the District of Columbia January 2019 Testimony

Read MSDC testimony for the January 28, 2019, joint hearing on “The District Government’s Strategy and Actions to Combat the Opioid Epidemic”

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Pain Management

Discover how physician anesthesiologists can help you safely and effectively manage pain from surgery, injury, labor or chronic conditions.

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Considerations for Long-Term Opioid Use in Chronic, Non-Cancer Pain Conditions
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Finding hope in the battle against the opioid overdose crisis

Special Edition

Connecticut Medicine

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Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (MD PDMP)
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Ensuring Emergency Department Patient Access to Appropriate Pain Treatment

 

 

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Naloxone Prescriptions by Emergency Physicians

 

 

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Naloxone Access and Utilization for Suspected Opioid Overdoses

 

 

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Take Charge Ohio
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Spotlight on Mississippi: Summary of Spotlight Analysis
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Spotlight on North Carolina: Summary of Spotlight Analysis
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AMA Fact Sheet: PDMP use increases from 61 million to 462 million from 2014-2018
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KMA KYASAM AMA support removing barriers to MAT
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Spotlight on Colorado: Summary of Spotlight Analysis

Leading edge practices and next steps in reversing the opioid epidemic.

  • Where Colorado is succeeding
  • Next steps and recommendations
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Spotlight on Pennsylvania: Full Recommendations for the Commonwealth
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Spotlight on Pennsylvania: Summary

The full report can be accessed here

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8 Hour Online MAT Waiver Training

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.
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EQIPP: Substance Use – Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment
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Commentary: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and the Neurosurgeon: Impact on Workflow and Overall Perceptions
Neurosurgery, Volume 83, Issue 4, 1 October 2018
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Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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AMA Opioid Task Force: Snapshot of organizations’ efforts
AMA

This document provides a snapshot of some of the work being done by the member organizations of the AMA Opioid Task Force.

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CURES: Preparing for the New Duty-to-Consult Requirement

Effective October 2, 2018, California physicians must consult California’s PDMP (the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System, or CURES) – prior to prescribing Schedule II, III or IV controlled substances. The California Medical Association recently co-hosted a live CURES webinar with the California Department of Justice and the Medical Board of California regarding this new duty-to-consult requirement.

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Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit (En Español)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

Questions and answers about pain management services, registration with the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners, exemptions and the latest rules and regulations.

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2018 Prescribing and Pharmacology of Controlled Drugs: Prescribing Issues Related to America’s Opioid Crisis

The 12-hour Prescribing and Pharmacology course is designed for physicians of all specialties, physician assistants and certified registered nurse practitioners and nurse midwives*.

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Morphine Milligram Equivalent Reference Guide
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Lift the label

Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health

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AMA Issue Brief: Wit v. United Behavioral Health
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Finding Quality Treatment for Substance Use Disorders (Spanish Version)

Buscar Tratamiento De Calidad Para Trastornos De Uso De Sustancias

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ISMS Members Making it Work: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder
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ASCO Pain Management Safety Survey

This free activity is designed to help members of the care team ensure that they are properly educating patients about their pain medication(s) and pertinent safety related issues.

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Pain Management Program 2018 Update

This program will cover topics in Pain Management including: Pain Assessment, Opioid Titration, Understanding and Managing Adverse Effects of Opioid Analgesics, and Achieving Balance: Under or Overtreatment of Pain in Oncology.

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AMA Fact Sheet: PDMP use increases from 61M to more than 300M from 2014-2017
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Evaluation of the Final Report of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis
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Letter to FDA Responding to Opioid Policy Steering Committee Request for Information
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Policy Recommendations to Senate Finance Committee on Opioid and Substance Use Disorder Treatment
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Statement to the Ways and Means Committee on Recommendations for Combating the Opioid Crisis
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Statement in Support of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 2.0 of 2018
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Statement to Energy and Commerce Committee Regarding Opioids Legislation
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Center for Quality: Chronic Pain and Safe Opioid Prescribing
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CME: Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
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Opioid Epidemic: Learn about Opioid Therapy, Chronic Pain, Behavioral Health, and Substance Use Disorder.
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Promote Safe Storage and Disposal of Opioids and all Medications
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Help Save Lives: Co-Prescribe Naloxone to Patients at Risk of Overdose
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Thinking of Prescribing an Opioid? Did You Check Your State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program?
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Medicine Abuse Project

The AAP is a partner in this campaign, which was launched in 2012 by The Partnership at Drugfree.org. The Medicine Abuse Project aims to curb the abuse of medicine. The Web site houses a suite of comprehensive resources tailored to parents, health professionals, educators, and community leaders, to help them learn about and address the problem.

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Poster on Safe Storage and Disposal of Medications

Available in both English and Spanish, this poster is meant to be hung in the pediatric office for families to see. It is designed specifically so that local resources can be written into the empty white space. The poster was disseminated at the 2017 National Conference and Exhibition, discussed in an October 2017 AAP News article, and is available upon request until quantities are depleted. Request copies here.

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Surgeon General’s Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose

Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, VADM Jerome Adams, MD

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State and National Fact Sheets

Access state-by-state and national fact sheets that examine the intersection of the opioid epidemic, child welfare systems, and child health. These fact sheets also offer policy solutions that can support vulnerable children and families at both the state and federal level.

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Training Simulations: Behavioral Health Intervention with Adolescents

These training simulations are free to AAP members and provide participants with effective brief intervention techniques for addressing substance use and mental health concerns with adolescents. The virtual simulations, developed by Kognito, strive to increase comfort and improve the quality of care, ultimately leading to positive patient behavioral change.
To access the course, go to kognito.com/aap
1. Create a new account
2. Follow the onscreen instructions
3. Choose your course
4. Click “LAUNCH”

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Webinar Recordings

With funding from the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, the AAP held a webinar series on preventing, identifying, and treating opioid dependence.

Take special note of the “Take Home Points” document that accompanies each webinar.

1. Unraveling the Mystery of Acute and Chronic Pain in the Child & Adolescent
2. Putting the Pieces Together: Strategies for Pain Management
3. Co-Occurring Psychiatric Illness and Substance Use in Youth
4. Rational Pain Management in Children With Chronic Medical Conditions
5. Demystifying Buprenorphine Prescribing for Youth With Opioid Use Disorders
6. Understanding Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome for the General Pediatrician

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Pediatric Waiver Training

Pediatricians must complete 8 hours of training and apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine, a partial opioid agonist, to treat opioid use disorders in general medical settings. There are several options for training:

Online 8-Hour Course
AAP members can take the full 8-hour training online at www.aap.org/mat. Eight hours of CME credit will be awarded upon completion.

Live 8-Hour Course
If you are interested in delivering the 8-hour course in a live setting, OR you are interested in having an instructor travel to your location to give a live group training, email your request to [email protected].

 

Half Online / Half Live Option
The course can be delivered in “halves.” If you are interested in delivering this format, or want to request an instructor to deliver this format, email your request to [email protected]

Families Affected by Parental Substance Use
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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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Substance Use, Misuse, and Use Disorders During and Following Pregnancy, with an Emphasis on Opioids

Given the complex needs of pregnant and postpartum women and their children, and the number of systems they encounter during critically important periods in their lives, ASAM provides policy recommendations on substance use, misuse, and SUDs during and following pregnancy.

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Joint Public Correctional Policy Statement on the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders for Justice Involved Individuals

A Joint Statement by the American Correctional Association (ACA) and ASAM support the use of evidence-based practices for the treatment of opioid use disorders for individuals within the criminal justice system.

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Online CME Module: Stigma in Methadone and Buprenorphine Maintenance Treatment

This module describes the history of methadone maintenance and the effectiveness and key myths of opioid agonist treatment, explores empathizing with patients taking methadone or buprenorphine, and empowers clinicians to support patients and their significant others.

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Ending the opioid epidemic in Virginia
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AMA Opioid Task Force naloxone recommendations

Updated August 2017

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AMA Opioid Task Force 2018 Progress Report

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Fallout From the Opioid Crisis: IV Drug Abuse and Endogenous Fungal Endophthalmitis
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UK Physician Phillip Chang On Opioid Misuse Reduction
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Me and My Doctor Blog

Physicians Can Help Stop Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse

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Ethics and Regulation of Pain Management
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A Day of Board of Medicine Renewal Requirements
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Educational Opportunity: Drug Testing in Clinical Practice: The Science and Art of Drug Monitoring
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Webinar: Opioid Prescription and Solutions
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Resources for Tackling Rx Opioid Abuse
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Nutrition and Eating Behavior in Patients With Chronic Pain Receiving Long-Term Opioid Therapy
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How to Maximize Patient Safety When Prescribing Opioids
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Did We Reach Too Far? The Opioid Epidemic and Chronic Pain
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AAPM&R Position Statement on Opioid Prescribing
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North Dakota Medical Association Offers Weekly “E-Physician” Newsletter

Directing readers to online resources, this newsletter reaches over 900 members each week.

 

 

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Association Between Opioid Prescribing Patterns and Abuse in Ophthalmology
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MMS Annual Education Program – The Winding Road of Addiction: Hope on the Horizon
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Opioid Prescribing Patterns of Ophthalmologists
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The Nation’s Opioid Epidemic — Continued Advocacy Needed to Turn the Tide
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Spotlight on Pain: Neurosurgeon’s Pivotal Contributions
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Optimizing Neurosurgical Care and Practice: Best practices in Opioid Prescribing

AANS Member: $75 Non-Member: $125

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AANEM Meeting Package – Presentations on Enhancing the Understanding, Diagnosis and Management of Painful NM Conditions

$56 for Members || $98 for Non-Members

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Prenatal Substance Abuse: Short- and Long-term Effects on the Exposed Fetus
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A Public Health Response to Opioid Use in Pregnancy
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Medication-Assisted Treatment of Adolescents With Opioid Use Disorders
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Testing for Drugs of Abuse in Children and Adolescents
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Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment
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Mind-Body Therapies in Children and Youth
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Stigma in Methadone and Buprenorphine Maintenance Treatment
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Pain Assessment and Treatment in Children With Significant Impairment of the Central Nervous System
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The Maryland State Medical Society Opioid Task Force
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Webinar Series: Pediatric Opioid Issues and Prevention Techniques
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Texas Resources for CME Providers
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Research-Based Clinical Strategies to Prevent and Address Adolescent Substance Use and Prescription Medication Misuse

The AAP was part of a coalition of medical professional organizations that developed this free online course. It is offered through two 30-minute sections and encourages prevention strategies for adolescents reporting no substance use and offers guidance for how to address substance use at all levels—from mild, to moderate, to severe. It also discusses safe prescribing practices and evidence-based treatments for teens with a substance use disorder. Brief clinician videos provide insights and tips to incorporate into practice.

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Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS) Annual Report

The Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS) is a program of the Maine Medical Association.  In 2017, there were 62 MICIS presentations (1, 2 and 3 hour programs) on opioid-related education as well as 3 1-hour webinars.

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Opioid Use, Misuse, and Use Disorders During and Following Pregnancy
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Joint Public Correctional Policy Statement on the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders for Justice Involved Individuals
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ASAM National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use

ASAM developed the National Practice Guideline to provide information on evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder, and is the first to address all of the FDA-approved medications available to treat addiction involving opioid use and opioid overdose in a single document

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Management of Opioid Withdrawal and Overdose II

Discussing Naloxone for Opioid Safety

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Naloxone for Opioid Safety
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PCSS Education and Training Videos

Videos created with patients, family members and medical professionals.

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The Role of Shame in Opioid Use Disorders
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Idaho’s Response to the Opioid Crisis (IROC) Resources
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Opioid Prescribing: Safeguarding Our Patients & Practices
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Indiana State Medical Association Physician Resource Center

Opioid Prescribing and Addiction

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Addiction in the Setting of Hospice and Palliative Care
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New Hampshire Medical Society Opioid Resources

New Hampshire Board Approved CME Regarding Opioid Prescribing

Beginning with the 2016-2017 CME reporting cycle, physicians who possess a DEA license will need to include 3 hours of Board approved opioid CME as part of the regular every-other year CME reporting cycle that coincides with license renewal.

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The Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program
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Controlled Substances: Prescribing, Diversion Prevention and Addiction Treatment

CME – Free to Louisiana State Medical Society members

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FMA Opioid Summit: United for a Solution (Archived Version)
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FMA Opioid Resource Center
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Selected quotes from recent AMA testimony, interviews and op-eds
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2012-2016 National and state-by-state reductions in retail filled opioid prescriptions

IMS Health

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The AMA Urges Removing All Barriers to Treatment for Substance Use Disorder

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Postincarceration Fatal Overdoses After Implementing Medications for Addiction Treatment in a Statewide Correctional System

JAMA Psychiatry

Traci C. Green, PhD, MSc; Jennifer Clarke, MD; Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD; Brandon D. L. Marshall, PhD; Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH; Rebecca Boss, MA; Josiah D. Rich, MD, MPH
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Iowa Medical Society opioid resources
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Public Policy Statement on the Regulation of Office-Based Opioid Treatment
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Guideline for Discharge Opioid Prescriptions after Inpatient General Surgical Procedures
Maureen V Hill, MD; Ryland S Stucke, MD; Sarah E Billmeier, MD, MPH; Julia L Kelly, MS; Richard J Barth Jr, MD, FACS
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Changing the Culture of Prescribing
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Difficult Conversations with Patients Seeking Opioids
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INSPECT Integration: Data for Critical Prescribing Decisions
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Acute Pain Management: Changes and Challenges

The main goals of this course are to increase the number of pediatricians who understand how to assess and treat pain as well as how to identify patients at risk for misusing opioid medications. Case studies presented in this course provide the opportunity to apply the pain screening and management techniques to patient and family case situations.

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Chronic Pain and the Opioid Crisis

This course reviews the types of chronic pain pediatricians are likely to see in their patients. The role of opioids in the treatment of chronic pain and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations are discussed. This course is free.

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AMA Letter to President Trump: Three areas for swift action to reverse nation’s opioid epidemic
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The Use of Opioids in Neurosurgical Practice: How to be Safe, Effective, and Compliant with New Prescribing Laws

AANS Member: $69 Non-Member: $119

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Why It’s Inappropriate Not to Treat Incarcerated Patients with Opioid Agonist Therapy

AMA Journal of Ethics. September 2017, Volume 19, Number 9: 922-930.

Sarah E. Wakeman, MD

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Opioid Treatment Agreement

Hegmann KT, et al., eds. “Opioids Guideline.” Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines: Evaluation and Management of Common Health Problems and Functional Recovery in Workers. Reed Group, 2017.

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ACOEM Practice Guidelines: Opioids and Safety-Sensitive Work

Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

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Practice Guidelines: Opioids for Treatment of Acute, Subacute, Chronic, and Postoperative Pain

Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

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Wisconsin Medical Journal: Opioid Use and Abuse

June 2017

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The opioid epidemic: What can surgeons do about it?

by Saurabh Saluja, MD, MPP, Don Selzer, MD, FACS, John G. Meara, MD, DMD, MBA, FACS, Kathleen Heneghan, PHD, RN, PN-C and John M. Daly, MD, FACS, FRCSI (Hon)

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Arizona Department of Health Services Opioid Resources
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Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing While Managing Acute and Chronic Pain

Arizona Medical Association supported CME

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Pain Management & Opioids: Balancing Risks & Benefits – Updated (2.5 CME)

The CO*RE/ASAM Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits curriculum is newly updated to reflect the latest information in this vital area of healthcare. The thoroughly revised curriculum addresses: the nature and pathophysiology of pain; assessing patients in pain; creating a pain treatment plan; initiating opioid therapy; managing patients on opioid analgesics; educating patients and caregivers; and understanding opioid use disorder. This program meets many states requirements for opioid education and is fully compliant with the Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) education requirement (“Blue Print”), issued by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration in September 2018.

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The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Resources

The resources presented are meant to be a general guide to the materials available for primary care physicians and clinicians on addiction related topics.

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The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course

This course covers all medications and treatments for opioid use disorder, and provides the required education needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training. ASAM also provides the additional 16 hours that are required for NPs and PAs

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A Primer on Antagonist-Based Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in the Office Setting
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Core curriculum: Treating Chronic Pain
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Preparation and Administration of Extended-Release Naltrexone
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Addressing Substance Use

Practice Advisor

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Chronic Pain Management

Practice Advisor

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Youtube Video: “Recommendations to Consider Before Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain”
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XR-Naltrexone: A Step-by-Step Guide

Created by Adam Bisaga, MD

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Pain Assessments and Mental Health Screenings

Annals of Internal Medicine

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SAFE Opioid Prescribing: Strategies. Assessment. Fundamentals. Education.
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Chronic Pain & Opioid Addiction: Clinical Challenges and Management Strategies

Center for Quality

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Chronic Pain Contract and Risk Assessment

Center for Quality

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Primary Care–Based Models for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: A Scoping Review

Annals of Internal Medicine

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How Would You Manage Opioid Use in These Three Patients?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Annals of Internal Medicine

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In the Clinic: Substance Use Disorders

Annals of Internal Medicine

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Long Term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain
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Carfentanil health advisory

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) issued a health advisory regarding carfentanil-related overdoses in several areas of Pennsylvania. DOH says that some areas have seen significant numbers of these overdoses, including some that were fatal.

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ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course Resources

Helpful resources identified by providers who treat patients with opioid use disorder.

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ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-Hour Program

The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-Hour Program is a needs-based curriculum that addresses the most important areas of knowledge and skills for the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders by providers new to the field of addiction medicine, such as primary care physicians, clinicians and general psychiatrists, who see patients at risk for or with substance use disorders.

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Health and Public Policy to Facilitate Effective Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Involving Illicit and Prescription Drugs: An American College of Physicians Position Paper Free

Position paper (May 2017)

Ryan Crowley, BSJ; Neil Kirschner, PhD; Andrew S. Dunn, MD; Sue S. Bornstein, MD; for the Health and Public Policy Committee of the American College of Physicians

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New York State Department of Health FAQ: Mandatory Prescriber Education
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Press Release: Which Drugs Effectively Treat Diabetic Nerve Pain?
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Patient Safety Colloquia Syllabi: 2015 Opioids and Marijuana in Your Practice
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Video: What Role Should Neurologists Play in Managing Opioid Use for Chronic Pain?
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AMA CME – opioid primer
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A Primer on the Opioid Morbidity and Mortality Crisis: What Every Prescriber Should Know
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ACOEM Supports CDC’s Recommendations on Opioid Use to Treat Chronic Non-cancer Pain
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Principles for Ensuring the Safe Management of Pain Medication Prescriptions by Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physicians
ACOEM Guidance Statement
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Committee on Substance Use and Prevention
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The Opioid Epidemic: How to Protect Your Family

healthychildren.org

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AAP Urges Public Health Approach For Women Who Use Opioids During Pregnancy
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MAT Waiver Training (8 hr and 24 hr)
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Two Projects. One Mission. Helping to End the Opioid Use Disorder Epidemic.

PCSS-O and PCSS-MAT

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AMA: Promote safe storage and disposal of opioids
AMA
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Chronic Pain
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Guidelines for Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Chronic Non-cancer Pain: Part 1—Evidence Assessment
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American Society of Anesthesiologists – Pain Medicine Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question
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Online Sessions: Pain Management

ASCO University Faculty:

  • Eduardo Bruera, MD
  • Kimberly Chow, NP
  • Judith Paice, PhD, RN
Guidelines: Management of Chronic Pain in Survivors of Adult Cancers
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Curb the Crisis

The Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse in Virginia

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Commissioner of Health Standing Order for Naloxone

Virginia Department of Health

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Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Education Toolkit

Virginia Department of Health Professions

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Opioid and Buprenorphine – Prescriber Regulations Guide

Virginia Board of Medicine

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Archived webinars: educational resources
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Committee Opinion: Opioid Abuse, Dependence, and Addiction in Pregnancy
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Practice Advisory: FDA Boxed Warning on Immediate-Release Opioid Medications and All Prescription Opioids
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ACOG Opioids Web Page American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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Prescription Drug Abuse: Executive Summary
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Patient Education Might Help Lower Risk of Prescription Opioid Abuse

ACEP Now

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“Opioid Abuse, Patient-Doctor” 60 second radio PSA
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“Opioid Abuse, Patient-Doctor” 30 second radio PSA
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Information Statement Opioid Use, Misuse, and Abuse in Orthopaedic Practice
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AAOS public service campaign “Painkillers Are Easy to Get Into. Hard to Escape”
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AAN Annual Meeting On Demand

#C184 – Core Concepts in Pain Management II: Safe Opioid Prescribing Practical Considerations, Unintended Consequences, and Legal Issues

#C157 – Lumbar Radiculopathy, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Low Back Pain, and Failed Back Syndrome

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NeuroPI: Chronic Opioid Therapy: Second Edition
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Position Paper: Opioids for chronic noncancer pain
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Opioid Therapies: Webinars
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Myths and Misperceptions of Opioids and Cannabis
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Managing Substance Use Disorder Using Medications
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Treating Substance Use Disorders Through Collaborative Care
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National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium Efforts to Enhance Pain Treatment
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Addiction, Overdose, and Suicide: Preventing Deaths From Drug Self-Intoxication
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On-demand webinar, presented by Laura C. Wooster, MPH, and Nicholas A. Schilligo, MS
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Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine launches medical curriculum to fight nation’s opioid epidemic
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The osteopathic approach to chronic pain
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View all APA CME resources on Substance Use Disorders
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American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Guidelines for Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Part 2 – Guidance
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Position Statement: ASCO Policy Statement on Opioid Therapy: Protecting Access to Treatment for Cancer-Related Pain
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New SC law, H.3824

Changes to the state Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)/SCRIPTS program run by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

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SCMA Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Update
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SCMA MyCME Account Registration

For all South Carolina licensed physicians (MD or DO)

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SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit equips health care providers, communities, and local governments with material to develop practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths.

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Fighting the opioid epidemic in the exam room
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Providers’ Clinical Support System For Medication Assisted Treatment

PCSS-MAT is comprehensive electronic repository of training materials and educational resources to support evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder, including courses satisfying the DATA-2000 waiver.

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Equianalgesic Table for Adults and Children with Communication Tool
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Educational Resources UNIPAC Self-Study Program
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Pain Management & Opioid Abuse Resources
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Chronic pain

American Family Physician

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Pain Management and Opioid Abuse
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Pain Relievers: Understanding Your OTC Options
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Pain Control After Surgery: Pain Medicines
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Combating the opioid epidemic: What physicians need to know about recent federal policy changes, including the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2016
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Quick Guide: Emergency Regulations Governing Prescribing of Opioids and Buprenorphine
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Educational Infographic: The Opioid Addiction Pipeline
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MSV Opioid and Buprenorphine Prescribing Resources
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New CME requirements for West Virginia physicians who prescribe controlled substances
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The Treatment of Pain and Addiction Utilizing Education and Proper Prescribing: The New Paradigm Continued
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Opioid Prescribing and Substance Use Disorder Information
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Resources for Controlled Substances: Education for the Prescriber
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Guidelines on prescribing opioids

Utah Department of Health

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Controlled Substances: Education for the Prescriber

UMA Foundation

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Improve Naloxone Distribution to Curb Overdoses

Opinion column

Don R. Read, MD, Texas Medical Association

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Opioids: Resources for Prescribing and Addiction Treatment
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CME: Ethics and Regulation of Pain Management
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TMA Takes Leading Role in Fight Against Opioid Abuse Epidemic with Prescriber Training
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2017 AMA Opioid Progress Report
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Checklist for prescribing opiates for chronic, non-cancer pain
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Opiate Analgesics for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Recommendations from the Committee on Pain Management and Prescription Drug Abuse

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State Advocacy

For more information, contact Mark East at [email protected], vice president, South Dakota State Medical Association
South Dakota State Medical Association

Controlled substance agreements

CME

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Safe Opioid Prescribing: What prescribers should do
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Opioids for Pain: Be Smart. Be Safe. Be Sure

Advocacy campaign

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Opioid Prescribing Guidelines (various medical specialty considerations)

Various specialty medical organizations, including Pennsylvania Medical Society, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Health

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Negotiating Problematic Substance Use with Patients in the Primary Care Setting (CME)

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Program Evaluation and Research Unit

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Using Opioids to Treat Chronic Pain (CME)
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Addressing Pennsylvania’s Opioid Crisis: What Health Care Teams Need to Know (CME)

Pennsylvania Medical Society, in collaboration with 11 partner stakeholders

Advancing Pain Management in Oregon

Oregon Pain Management Commission

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Opioid Prescribing 2017: CMC Opioid Guidelines

Turbulent Times

Presentation by Scott Anthony, DO

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Mary Anne McCaffree, MD: How doctors changed prescribing patterns to combat opioid abuse.
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Oklahoma Emergency Department and Urgent Care Clinic Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Oklahoma State Government

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Opioid prescribing guidelines: For Oklahoma health care providers in the office-based setting

Oklahoma State Government

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Be Smart

OSMA resource to help you to raise awareness about Ohio’s prescription opioid misuse and addiction problem and distribute information to your patients that will confront this epidemic.

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SMART Rx® – Safe Medicine and Responsible Treatment
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North Dakota Prevention Resource and Media Center
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North Dakota Awarded Federal Grant to Fight Opioid Abuse
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Resources on opioid prescribing

North Carolina Medical Board

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NC Medical Board refines safe opioid prescribing initiative criteria

North Carolina Medical Board

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MSSNY efforts to reduce opioid abuse
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CME course

Pain Management, Palliative Care and Addiction Courses—A series of three modules that meet New York State requirements

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Controlled Substance Abuse in New Mexico: Perspectives and Approaches in the Clinic and Community

DVD and CD order form.

Approved by the NM Medical Board to meet five [5] hour s of pain management education requirements and accredited for CME December 2014 through November 2019.

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Management of pain and other conditions with controlled substances

New Mexico Administrative Code Title 16 Chapter 10 Part 14

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Public Campaign Partnership for a Drug-free New Jersey

Partnership for a Drug-free New Jersey

Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

New Jersey Department of Human Services

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CME courses on opioids and related issues

CME Courses offered include:

  • PCSS-O online modules and archived webinars
  • PCSS-MAT online modules and archived webinars
  • Free CME activities on FSMB Opioid Prescribing Policies
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New Hampshire Board of Medicine statement on naloxone prescribing

The statement informs licensees of the authority to engage in third party prescribing and standing orders for naloxone.

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Information on prescribing opioids for pain management

Resources from the New Hampshire Board of Medicine

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NHMS Resolution on Implementation of NH Opioid Prescribing Rules – November, 2016
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Sample Checklist for the Prescribing of Opioids for the Management or Treatment of Pain
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Board of Medicine Med 502 Final Opioid Prescribing Rules
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NHMS Overview on Final Opioid Prescribing Rules – November 2016
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Dose of Reality public awareness campaign

The Nebraska Department of Justice, in conjunction with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and other key stakeholders working to end the opioid epidemic.

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Nebraska PDMP – are you registered?

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

PDMP website

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Confronting the Stigma of Opioid Use Disorder—and Its Treatment

The JAMA Network

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Patients with Addiction Need Treatment – Not Stigma
AMA

Written by AMA Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse

 

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Barriers to Treatment, including the negative stigma of methadone
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SCOPE of Pain

SCOPE of Pain is a series of continuing medical education/continuing nursing education activities designed to help you safely and effectively manage patients with chronic pain, when appropriate, with opioid analgesics.

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Medication-assisted treatment

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Medication-assisted treatment can help your child overcome his or her opioid addiction. Learn more about what it is, how it works and if it could work for your family.

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Federation of State Medical Boards Guidelines for the Chronic Use of Opioid Analgesics

Adopted as policy by the Federation of State Medical Boards, April 2017.

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DATA 2000-Qualifying Buprenorphine Training

Access 8 hrs of training required for a DEA waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in-office to patients with a substance use disorder.

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Decisions in Recovery: Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Online tool from SAMHSA to help people with opioid use disorder learn about using MAT treatment options to strengthen their recovery.

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Webinar: Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Opioid Prescribing Guideline
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Opioid Prescribing Webinar Series
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Improving Opioid Prescribing Performance Improvement CME
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Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Approved Courses for Opioid Prescribing CME Requirement

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

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Wisconsin Opioid Prescribing Guideline

Wisconsin Medical Examining Board

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Dose of Reality

Wisconsin Department of Justice

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Opioid Resources

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

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Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Agenda

Wisconsin State Assembly Representative John Nygren

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Opioid-related education resources
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Putting Naloxone Into Action!
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When Seconds Count: “Opioid Overdose Resuscitation” card
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Public Policy Statement on the Use of Naloxone for the Prevention of Drug Overdose Deaths
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Overdose prevention tools and best practices

Harm Reduction Coalition

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Naloxone product comparison chart for brand and generic injectable and intranasal formulations

Prescribe to Prevent

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CDC MMWR

Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs Providing Naloxone to Laypersons — United States, 2014

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“With a little help from my friends: The effects of naloxone access and Good Samaritan laws on opioid-related deaths”

National Bureau of Economic Research. February 2017 February 2017.

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State Advocacy Attorney General’s Substance Abuse Working Group

Office of the Nevada Attorney General

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Prescription Drug Abuse Resources
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Know Your Dose: Rx Prescription Abuse

Public awareness campaign

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Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Training – with CME
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Opioid use in Missouri: Strategy for Reduced Misuse and Abuse
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MOCEP Companion to MHA Opioid Prescription Guidelines

Missouri College of Emergency Physicians

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Educational Resources Avoiding Pitfalls of Prescribing Controlled Substances: Understanding Addiction as a Brain Disease
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Fighting opioid epidemic on two fronts
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Pain, Opioids and Addiction Lecture Series
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BeAware – Reversing the Opioid Epidemic
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Pain and Symptom Management – a 4-part series
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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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Managing Pain Without Overusing Opioids
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New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines in Practice
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CME: MOC Part II: Pediatric Respiratory Disorders

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

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CME: Pediatric end-of-life care

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

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Pediatric Pain Management

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

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Public Campaign Smart and Safe

Information about Opioid Medications for Patients, Prescribers and Policymakers

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Providers’ Clinical Support System For Opioid Therapies

PCSS-O provides no cost CME programs on the safe and effective use of opioids for treatment of chronic pain and safe and effective treatment of opioid use disorder.

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Physician and Patient Roles and Responsibilities for Disposal of Unused Medications

September 2016

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Safe Prescription Disposal Resources for Patients
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Opioids: Resources to Combat Misuse, Abuse and Overdose

Resources from the Illinois State Medical Society

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The JAMA Network: Opioids
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Explore the latest in opioid use disorders from The JAMA Network, including recent advances in opioid rehabilitation programs, treatments, and public health interventions.
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CME Courses Pain Management/Prescribing Opioids
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Opioids, Safe Prescribing, Patient Care, and Pain Management CME Courses
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Opioid Task Force

Gary Pushkin, M.D., Chair and MedChi President-Elect 2018

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Med-Chi Releases An Opioid Prescription Rate Study: Maryland Physicians are Writing Fewer Opioid Prescriptions
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Full Report: “A Study of Prescription Opioid Scripts in Maryland from 2013-2016”
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Joint Rule Chapter 21: Administrative Rule on Pain Management

Board of Osteopathic Licensure, Board of Licensure in Medicine, Board of Dental Examiners, Board of Nursing and Board of Podiatric Medicine

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Pain management / diversion
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Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS)

Information and resources

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Questions to ask your doctor
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Know Your Meds

Educational campaign

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House Bill 1 resources

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure

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Issue spotlight: Opioid Abuse
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Chronic pain management CME
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First Do No Harm: The Indiana Healthcare Providers Guide to the Safe, Effective Management of Chronic, Non-terminal Pain

Indiana Attorney General and Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force

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Prescribing guidelines

Hawaii Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians

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Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Fact Sheet
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MAG “Think About It” campaign
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Safe and Effective Prescribing of Controlled Substances
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Florida Statute Governing Controlled Substance Prescribing
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Delaware PDMP resources

State of Delaware/Division of Professional Regulation

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Delaware Prescription Drug Action Committee: Recommendations
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Prescription/OTC Patient Education for Teens and Parents
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Opioids and Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Program

Connecticut Department of Public Health

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Prescription Drug Abuse

Resources from the Colorado Medical Society

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Take Meds Seriously

Education campaign

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Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
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Colorado PDMP training guide
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CMA On-Demand Webinar, “CURES 2.0. Navigating the State’s New Prescribing Drug Monitoring Database” (2016)
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CDPH Resources for Opioid Prescribers (2017)

California Department of Public Health

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California ACEP Safe Prescribing Guidelines
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White Paper, “Opioid Analgesics in California: Relieving Pain, Preventung Misuse, Finding Balance.”
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Arkansas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Act
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Arkansas Medical Society Rx drug abuse website
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Arkansas Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing Guidelines
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Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
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Arizona Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Initiative

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission

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Clinical Guidelines & References – Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Arizona Department Of Health Services

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Reversing the Opioid Epidemic in Alabama

A Health Care Professional’s Toolbox to Reverse the Opioid Epidemic

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AMA Opioid Task Force overview

AMA Opioid Task Force recommendations and members

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Prescribing Guidelines Opioid Therapy and Physician Communication Guidelines

Massachusetts Medical Society

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Calculating total daily dose of opioids for safer dosage
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Wisconsin ePDMP Frequently Asked Questions
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Tips on How to Use Rhode Island’s PDMP Effectively
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Colorado PDMP Prescribing Guidelines
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Florida Statute Governing Controlled Substance Prescribing
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Safe and Effective Prescribing of Controlled Substances
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Taking Responsibility in Rhode Island: Reversing the Opioid Epidemic A physician’s toolbox
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The Other Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

New England Journal of Medicine

Susan A. Glod, M.D.

June 1, 2017

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SAMHSA Opioid Prescribing Courses for Health Care Providers
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View the FDA “Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know” resource
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View the FDA guide “How to Dispose of Unused Medicines”
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Walgreens Safe Medication Disposal Program
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Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, chair, AMA Opioid Task Force discusses how PDMPs are necessary but not sufficient to end opioid epidemic
AMA
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American Academy of Family Physicians PDMP fact sheet
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National Association of Boards of Pharmacy InterConnect: Does your PDMP share data with other states?
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What Health Care Providers Need to Know about PDMPs
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CDC Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
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AMA Opioid Task Force PDMP Fact Sheet
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