Online Provider Training on Opioid Care

Online Provider Training on Opioid Care

Monday, May 7, 2018
TARGET Center

Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids
A new module has been added to the CDC online training Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids, a series designed to prepare health care providers in treating pain and addressing opioid addiction. The fifth and newest module is called Assessing and Addressing Opioid Use Disorder and reviews how opioid use disorder (OUD) is diagnosed and discussed with patients. Also presented in this module are various medications used in medication-assisted therapy (MAT), recommendations from the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, and resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Substance Administration (SAMHSA) and more.