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Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives

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Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives

Offered in collaboration with the Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Regional Operations (Region III), the American Society for Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)

Description: We now know that overdoses from prescription opioids are a driving factor in the 15-year increase in opioid overdose deaths. From 1999-2010, the amount of prescription opioids sold in the U.S. nearly quadrupled, yet there had not been an overall change in the amount of pain that Americans reported. This comprehensive course, developed by experts from Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE), incorporates all six units outlined in the FDA blueprint for safe opioid prescribing.  

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