Improving Opioid Prescribing: The CDC Guideline for Prescribing
Opioids for Chronic Pain, and Considerations for Dentistry
will offer a speaker from the US Centers for Disease Control and the American Dental Association. During this webinar, participants will hear an overview of the CDC’s treatment for chronic pain recommendations and how those recommendations can be applied to management of acute pain.
Management of Opioid Withdrawal and Overdose
, now with audio: This module describes the management of opioid withdrawal, including induction on to maintenance medication treatment, and overdose. Given the current dimensions of the opioid epidemic and elevated rates of prescribing high-potency opioids, we will focus on strategies for implementing effective treatments for opioid use disorder.
The Role of Behavioral Interventions in Buprenorphine Maintenance Treatment
will review the literature on the role, nature, and intensity of behavioral interventions in office-based buprenorphine treatment for patients with opioid use disorders. Participants will understand the clinician's responsibilities in office-based buprenorphine treatment and will learn how to best tailor their practice to meet the needs of their patients.