Objectives:

1.Define the public health events that led to the current opioid epidemic and the CDC opioid guidelines.

2.Understand the role of prescription monitoring programs and naloxone therapy in opioid prescribing. 

3. Illlustrate a practical approach to implementing the opioid guidelines at the point of care. 

4. Discuss the future of pain care in the era of the opioid guidelines. 

Session date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Speaker Name: 
David Dickerson, MD
Location: 
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital
1401 S. California Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60608
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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