April 26, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
NC Cooperative Extension Center - Duplin County
165 Agriculture Dr
Kenansville, NC 28349

Join us for a FREE evening educational session focusing on the CDC update to opioid guidelines for chronic pain. Gain a better understanding of when opioid therapy is indicated and how to effectively determine if continued therapy is warranted.

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This training meets the prescribing CME requirement from the North Carolina Medical Board.

  • Describe the CDC’s update to opioid prescribing guidelines for chronic pain.
  • Identify indications for opioid therapy and how to effectively determine if continued therapy is successful/warranted.
  • Offer other methods (both non-pharmacologic and non-opioid pharmacologic) to effectively treat chronic pain.
  • Explain these guidelines as well as statewide initiatives to other healthcare providers and patients.
  • Utilize available tools and resources more effectively in order to assist patients at risk of excessive opioid use.

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