Opioid Prescribing in the COVID-19 Era

Presenters:

Joanna L. Starrels, MD, MS, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine

Hector R. Perez, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine

Learning Objectives: 

1. Describe how the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing affects guideline-recommended opioid prescribing practices
2. Discuss person-centered interventions to reduce harms for patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain  
3. Understand risks, benefits, and best practices for opioid tapering during the COVID-19 pandemic


CNE/CME Evaluation:
This enduring activity is approved for 1.0 Prescribed CME/CNE credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Please complete the enduring evaluations for enduring credits.
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Sponsored by:
 The Opioid Post-Marketing Requirements Consortium (OPC), Syneos HealthTM, N²: Virtual Training Series
(AHRQ, Grant No.1P30-HS-021667) and Clinical Directors Network, Inc.(CDN).

Date: Friday, July 17, 2020, 12:00PM – 1:00PM ET

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