Summary – Clinical Challenges in Opioid Prescribing: Balancing Safety and Efficacy

Thursday, September 11, 2014 08:13 AM
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On July 11, 2014, the Colorado Medical Society and the Colorado Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Program of Peer Assistance Services presented “Clinical Challenges in Opioid Prescribing.” A summary of the program is now available. Click here to access this summary.

Attendees learned how to identify patients who may be susceptible to prescription opioid misuse or abuse, recognize signs and symptoms of potential misuse and/or addictive behaviors, and provide appropriate opioid pain management while minimizing the risk of potential misuse or abuse.

Posted in: ASAP | Initiatives | Prescription Drug Abuse | Patient Safety and Professional Accountability


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